He is the second Domino's driver shot and killed in New Orleans in the last six months. Two teenagers are charged with gunning down Chris Yeager, 35, on September 22.
Drivers carry no more than $20. Pizza chain policy aimed at reducing assaults on drivers. But drivers also do not carry guns.
.@WGNOtv Dominos driver shot & killed in Lower 9th was 36 year old Michael Price. Leaves behind a wife and 3 kids pic.twitter.com/8I6UjOC5mb
— Deepak Saini (@dlsaini) March 24, 2015
At least one gun rights advocate has pointed out the absurdity of not allowing drivers to defend themselves.
"As Breitbart News reported on February 11, Domino’s gun-ban-by-corporate-fiat model is costing Domino’s Pizza delivery drivers their lives, their dignity, and their peace of mind. It’s time for the company to amend the policy so as to allow drivers with concealed carry permits to keep a gun with them for self-defense," Awr Hawkins wrote.
There also is the issue of race. Chris Yeager was white. The 16-year-old males charged with his second-degree murder, Shane Hughes and Rendell Brown, are black. No one in the press wants to mention the fact that black people kill more white people than white people kill black people in America. It is only national news and a cause célèbre if the victim is black and the perp is white. #PizzaDriversLivesMatter.
I am not saying black people are hunting down white people. What I am saying is concentrating on white homicides of black men obfuscates the problem of lawlessness.
What's the answer?
I hope Michael Price's widow sues Domino's for deliberately endangering her husband's life with a policy that sucks up to the socialists on the left.
Meanwhile, every Domino's delivery person should either arm himself or herself -- or quit.
I often write no one should die mining coal. Let me add, no one should die delivering pizza.