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Crime Gun Rights

Second Amendment Stops Taco Bell Robbery

Written by Joe Scudder

A Taco Bell robbery ended with one dead robber and another fleeing from armed employees.

The company is offering “counseling” to employees after the attempted Taco Bell robbery, in case they were traumatized by the event. What is not clear to me, at the time I am posting this, is how the company will handle the three employees who killed one robber and sent the other one fleeing the scene. I’m pretty sure that it is not Taco Bell policy for employees to be armed.

But I’m glad they were.

CBS Pittsburg reports, “Police: Taco Bell Employees Fatally Shoot Armed Robber.

Police have said two masked robbers entered the restaurant early Wednesday and ordered three employees to lie on the floor. Police say three other employees pulled out handguns and opened fire, shooting one of the suspects six times. The other suspect ran off.

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Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder is the "nom de plume" (or "nom de guerre") of a fifty-ish-year-old writer and stroke survivor. He lives in St Louis with his wife and still-at-home children. He has been a freelance writer and occasional political activist since the early nineties. He describes his politics as Tolkienesque.

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