Virginia Beach Shooting Victim Considered Taking A Gun To Work That Day

BY Herschel Smith
1 week, 1 day ago

News from Virginia.

Kate Nixon had considered taking a gun to work on May 31, the day a co-worker killed her and 11 others in the country’s deadliest mass shooting this year, a family attorney said on a radio show Monday.

The public utilities engineer was concerned about DeWayne Craddock “as well as one other person,” said Kevin Martingayle, an attorney working with Nixon’s family. So on the night of May 30, Nixon had discussed with her husband, Jason, “whether or not she should take a pistol and hide it in her handbag,” Martingayle said. She decided against it because of a city policy that prevents employees from bringing weapons to work.

So now she’s dead, just like the progressives wanted.  Just like the progressives want you to be too.

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  1. On June 11, 2019 at 5:16 am, Laurie Roy said:

    Her husband and ALL of the victim’s families and loved ones should sue the city for as much as possible because the city also had a part in their deaths by unconstitutionally banning their right to protect and defend themselves.When are people going to wake up and stand?!I am sorry to the victims and their families.

  2. On June 11, 2019 at 6:53 am, Talktome said:

    I’m sure cnn will be broadcasting this news anytime now. Filed under duh.

    How is it that companies and governments can make rules that remove ones ability to protect themselves are never held to account? If I leave a puddle on the floor and someone slips I can be sued for negligence. Can I instead just put up a “slip fee zone” sign and magically not be held to account for any slips? Is that how it works?

  3. On June 11, 2019 at 8:49 am, Frank Clarke said:

    This report is just the echo of the opening salvo. He will claim that abridging an employee’s right to self-defense imposes a corollary obligation upon those who abridged.

    The suit will quote Scalia’s dictum that any ‘balancing’ of rights and public safety was done in 1792 and was decided in favor of “shall not be infringed”. They will lose the first round, possibly the first two rounds. After that, gun-free zones will become an embarrassing relic.

  4. On June 11, 2019 at 10:41 am, Archer said:

    @Frank Clarke: I’m not nearly so optimistic (and I also work in a public sector job in a “gun-free zone”, which may or may not be legal in my state — long story).

    I predict the city/county will win that lawsuit simply by claiming that employment is offered on a voluntary, “at-will” basis — that is, all policies and working conditions are known before-hand and employees choose to work there. If the working conditions are unsatisfactory, they are free to leave and find employment somewhere else more to their liking. The public sector unions make big hay (and BIG bucks) making sure the city/county/state offers decent salaries, benefits, and work environments (although, being populated by Leftists, the right to self-defense in the workplace is so far down their priority list as to be non-existent). The city/county will be quick to point all that out, and courts tend to agree.

    The trouble is that the city/county/state sees defensive tools as a net negative, a bigger liability than benefit; they’d rather pay the employee death benefits than entertain the liability of “allowing” armed non-LEOs. Unfortunate, yes, but the bigger issue in my mind by far is the unions: they choose to allow the employers to mandate the abrogation of their members’ Constitutional rights.

    In short, public sector “gun-free zones” could end — tomorrow, and outside the courts — if the unions would take up the issue and support their members’ right to self-defense. But as I said above, they are populated overwhelmingly by Leftists, so they won’t.

  5. On June 11, 2019 at 11:02 am, DAN III said:

    Archer @ 1041,

    Do you pass through a metal detector when entering your place of work ? If you do not than CARRY !

    “Better to be tried by twelve (or terminated by mngt) than carried by six.”

    ERWACHE

  6. On June 13, 2019 at 2:46 pm, Sanders said:

    I’ve worked in a couple “gun free” places. Except when I was there, they weren’t “gun free”.

    If it is concealed, nobody knows you have it.

  7. On June 14, 2019 at 11:40 am, Badger said:

    Sadly her husband has to learn the lesson that Dr. Suzanna Gratia-Hupp already articulated after watching her parents murdered at Luby’s cafeteria.
    Malum prohibitum misdemeanor/day, felony/week is ok by me. Do what you have to.

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