Front Sight Mail Bag: About Gun Control in California
April 16th, 2010
Dear Dr. Piazza,
First let me tell you that your DVD alone changed my position on gun control in California and everywhere else in the United States for that matter. The reason I ended up with your DVD is that I did a google search for concealed weapons permits in Alameda County, California. To my surprise, there were very few resources available to help me to do so. The good news is I found your site. The reason that I became interested in a CCW permit is because that I feared that my children could lose their only remaining parent who is entering vacant buildings – often occupied by people who don’t belong there – in crime ridden Oakland. I wanted to get a hand gun and legally be able to carry it concealed. Unfortunately, I found out that it is very difficult to get a permit in this area. If I remember correctly, in 2008 only 159 permits were issued county wide and 2009 statistics are not available yet. It disturbs me that my local government has taken the position it has. However, I am only one person, and I am not sure how to have a local impact. Ideas?
Now to the point of my message. I saw the video about the coffee girl and the subsequent announcement you made about training Starbucks employees. I know the Baristas and Management at my local Starbucks in Union City, CA and couldn’t wait to find out how many of them were going to take you up on your offer. Most of the employees are young ladies who work part time and attend college. To my surprise, they were excited about your offer and asked me to bring in information about it. They had no idea about your offer! I brought them the email about training Starbucks employees this morning. I sincerely hope that they take you up on this training. I am also jealous and wish I was a Starbucks employee!
I will be seeing you when I can afford it. I believe in the FrontSight philosophy and the Second Amendment. Your offers are beyond generous and I am telling everyone that will listen about yourself and FrontSight. I am with you and will be armed and trained by you in the future.