What I always have in mind is that 14 or 15 year old kid that doesn't have those freedoms, that has to go into a high school or a church or a hockey arena that might not be so welcoming. If I have a chance to at least start a conversation that might produce a safe or safer zone for someone, I'm going to take it.
I was going to refrain from posting in this theead entirely, but... Agreed. And CV is right. The issue is very sensitive for those who are in their young teens. I'm proud of the Amerks for this. Good display of doing the right thing.