Originally Posted by BroncoInferno
You're being dishonest, Doc. You know perfectly well that no one is "celebrat[ing] geriatric rapists." What's being (rightly) lampooned is how the gun nuts think everyone who's packing morphs into Dirty Harry. Everyone walking around cocked and loaded doesn't solve anything, as this incident sadly demonstrates. Save the sanctimony.
Police far better armed than granny get killed in the line of duty all the time. Guess they should just stop carrying. What's the point?
In Wagstopia, Granny would've just realized right off the bat how powerless she was, and maybe would've had time to request a glass of wine or some mood music first, instead of wasting all that time trying to shoot a rapist.