> BTW, did everyone hear about how Rosie "Million Mom March" O'Donnell has
> petitioned that her bodyguards be allowed to be armed, so that her
> children are adequately protected? What about MY children, Rosie?
> Don't they deserve to be protected, too?
Teri, I don't condemn you for your views but this is actually what
happened and her quote, from an online newsletter I get. It is
another example of what kimberly was saying about being misquoted
and them publishing what they want anyway.I just thought the other
side should be presented. It's rather long but if interested please
read. I don't think threatening someone's children with death is
^*^*^*^* Message from Rosie ^*^*^*^*
I am proud to be a gun control advocate. Our mission is NOT to
abiding citizens, parents included, from owning a licensed and
gun, a gun with child safety features. We are not trying to take
gun, or Charlton Heston's gun, or any other law-abiding citizen's
are trying to make guns safer and to keep them out of the hands of
criminals and children. We are trying to regulate a special
that has had undue influence on the House and Senate. Firearms are
only products sold in the US that are not required to meet Consumer
Safety Commission standards.
I do not own a gun. I never have. I never will. Due to my vocal
gun control, my family and I have been threatened. Last year, acting
advice of a security firm, I chose to have a "bodyguard" for my
At my request, he is not armed, although his presence may indicate
that he is. A local newspaper (Greenwich Times) decided to print a
that this man was armed, we told them this was untrue, they printed
anyway, along with the school my son was planning to attend. They
the specific name of his school, but it was more than simple to
This unarmed bodyguard sat outside my son's pre-k classroom
he has for the last 6 months. The Greenwich police department
him, on private property, and demanded to search him and his car,
search warrant, looking for a gun. There was no gun.
This search was politically motivated and totally unwarranted.
As a result of these recent events, his working without a weapon has
an issue, in regard to my children's safety. I have not yet decided
plan of action to take. I will be meeting with security people in
find a solution.
This "bodyguard" is not employed by me. He works for a security
Warner Bros hired the firm in order to protect me, their client.
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