Important new kids' book shines light on the horrible shame of closeted gun ownership

A tale of a girl and her pistol-packing parents

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Thanks to Talking Points Memo we’ve become aware of an important new work of children’s literature – and perhaps a new genre.

My Parents Open Carry” is a kids book about a special little girl whose parents openly carry handguns for self-expression and self-defense: 

“Come join 13-year-old Brenna Strong along with her mom, Bea, and her dad, Richard, as they spend a typical Saturday running errands and having fun together. What's not so typical is that Brenna's parents lawfully open carry handguns for self-defense. The Strongs join a growing number of families that are standing up for their 2nd Amendment rights by open carrying and bringing gun ownership out of the closet and into the mainstream.”

It’s a heart-warming tale for kids of all ages for overcoming the horrible shame of closeted gun ownship. The authors are open carry activists in Michigan. Their blurb on Amazon explains why they wrote the book: 

“We fear our children are being raised with a biased view of our constitution and especially in regards to the 2nd Amendment. Before writing this, we looked for pro-gun children's books and couldn't find any. Our goal was to provide a wholesome family book that reflects the views of the majority of the American people, i.e., that self-defense is a basic natural right and that firearms provide the most efficient means for that defense. We truly hope you will enjoy this book and read and discuss it with your children over and over again.”

If reading isn’t your thing, you can watch the promotional video:

You also might like to hear about other possible titles for this new genre:

  • “Go Ahead, Play with Fire”
  • “A Teen’s Guide to Guns and Beer”
  • “Roy’s Open Carry Halloween Adventure!”
  • "What, me worry?"
  • "I'm Loud and I'm Proud...of My Firearm." 

So, after learning about this novel approach to constitutional and artillery issues, do you want to:

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