Sheriff Wayne Ivey says, “It’s time to fight back!” Are you trained and mentally prepared to defend yourself and your family?
“Laws that forbid the carrying of arms…disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes… Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man.” (Quoting Cesare Beccaria)
A statistic that is almost never discussed in conversations about 2nd Amendment rights is the number of attempted criminal attacks that are thwarted because private citizens are armed and prepared to defend themselves.
Wikipedia states that In 1993, Dr. Gary Kleck, Florida State University criminologist, won the Michael J. Hindelang Award from the American Society of Criminology for his book Point Blank: Guns and Violence in America (Aldine de Gruyter, 1991). He has testified before Congress and state legislatures on gun control proposals. His research was cited in the Supreme Court’s landmark District of Columbia v. Heller decision, which struck down the D.C. handgun ban and held that the Second Amendment protects an individual right to keep and bear arms.
Gerard Valentino covers home-invasion stories with contrasting endings
From WND.com, By Gerard Valentino, August 7, 2012 – For the second time this year, the 24-hour news outlets are reporting that a 14-year-old boy used a gun to thwart a violent home invasion. The most recent case took place in Phoenix, Ariz., and the boy not only saved his own life, but also saved two younger siblings. In January, a 14 year-old boy from North Carolina found himself in a similar situation and was also forced to shoot an intruder.
From DailyCaller.com,by Doug Giles, February 27, 2012 – The carrying of a deadly weapon and the ability to have within your hand the wherewithal to remove a person from the planet is a sobering cup of Joe.
I know you’re thinking, “Why, thank you Captain Obvious. I wouldn’t have seen that if you hadn’t pointed it out to me.”
Because the topic of sending a felonious wanker to an early grave is indeed grave, you need to sit down with your daughter and ask her this question:
By Alexis Levinson – The Daily Caller, January 5, 2012 – In order to protect her infant son, an Oklahoma woman asked permission from a police dispatcher to shoot intruders if they entered her home before a police car could arrive — and ultimately pulled the trigger. Continue reading →
from the American Rifleman (NRA) –
Seeking help following an assault at the hands of her boyfriend, a woman phoned her parents. They quickly picked her up and brought her to their home, calmed their terrified daughter and she went to sleep. Then a banging at the door arose—the boyfriend had found her hiding place. The parents would not answer, so the suspect kicked in the door and began assaulting them. Continue reading →