…that film would have ended much sooner. We are used to viewing teenagers as vulnerable, but that’s in large part because adults have forbidden them defensive tools and bad laws designed to infantilize mature and immature teens are far more common today than even a single generation ago.
This girl is twelve and can run a 5.56 rifle with ease — and my 338Spectre AR posed no difficulty either. She’s also shown evidence of good judgment and excellent social skills. I’d rather have her on my side than some Army base guard with an unloaded Beretta M9 — because the Army also tries to infantilize their staff and contractors in peacetime, wondering in wartime why people aren’t showing enough initiative anymore.