Is it safe in 2016 to open the doors to your homes to strangers with unidentifiable costumes?
The crime rates in America has gone up since the 90's and that puts the vulnerabilities of festive Americans in jeopardy. Is Halloween worth celebrating knowing that you also risk being a victim of a home invasion or robbery?
Statistically most people are killed by those they know. During Halloween most of these "strangers" are children ages 3-14.
If anything most parents of children are more concerned about the person opening up the front door.
My threshold is adult abilities. If you are able to drive the car up to the cul de sac or old enough to hold a job to earn money to buy your own candy, you don't get it from me.
So whether 2 or 12, I'll give treats. For the high schoolers and college students that have come to my door, many taller than me, the answer is no.
by oldandwise 6 years ago
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by rutley 6 years ago
Do you open a door for others or just yourself? Be honest!Some folks let it slam right in your face!
by Devika Primić 4 years ago
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