Gilroy, CA Shooting Personal Safety Lesson, We Are On Our Own…

Opinion

Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- Yesterday, a single suspect, armed with ‘some kind of rifle,” started shooting into a crowded local festival in CA.

Several fatalities and many injuries resulted. Some injuries were caused by the panicked stampede of attendees, rather than from bullet impacts. Apparently aware that festival attendees were being wanded at the official entry, the suspect cut-through a hastily-erected fence in order to gain access.

To their credit, local police were on-hand and reacted bravely and immediately. Police moved in, identified the suspect, and quickly took care of business.

Suspect was DRT

Predictably, Democrats are reacting by calling for immediate confiscation of all privately-owned firearms.

They always do.

Here is what the rest of us should be thinking about:

  • 1. Never trust “symbolic security,” otherwise known as “security theater.” Terrorists and other violent criminals will always find a way around it, as we see! Any time you hear, “Don’t worry. You’re safe here,” never believe it.
  • 2. In our “Age of Terrorism,” significant risk attaches to attending public gatherings, of any kind. Those with political or religious themes are the most dangerous, but even generic “Garlic Festivals” are not “safe, as we see.’
  • 3. The pernicious socialist lie that when you trade freedom for “safety,” someone else will protect you is believed only by naive fools.
  • 4. It can’t be said too often: You’re on your own.

Make personal security decisions accordingly.

/John


Defense Training International, Inc

About John Farnam & Defense Training International, Inc

As a defensive weapons and tactics instructor John Farnam will urge you, based on your own beliefs, to make up your mind in advance as to what you would do when faced with an imminent lethal threat. You should, of course, also decide what preparations you should make in advance if any. Defense Training International wants to make sure that their students fully understand the physical, legal, psychological, and societal consequences of their actions or in-actions.

It is our duty to make you aware of certain unpleasant physical realities intrinsic to the Planet Earth. Mr. Farnam is happy to be your counselor and advisor. Visit: www.defense-training.com

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Mark-Z

The police were onsite to provide “security.” My favorite line out of the article was this “Suspect was DRT.” Justice was swift and merciless, in this kind of situation the only one I feel sorry for is the officers that opened fire, I hope they are internally strong enough to deal with the aftermath. Just my $.02!

Vern
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Vern

“Gun Free Zones” are the brain child of the left, they knew they could count on many, many, many, people being killed in them. The DNC in every state and the national DNC should be held responsible for the shootings and compensation to the victims and their families. No exceptions, tax monies would not be allowed to be used for any compensation in any way. This should be made into a law and reciprocal back 10 years.
The left needs to start paying for their playing.

Laddyboy
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Laddyboy

As I stated before, the Constitution and the Second Amendment REAFFIRMED or RECOGNIZED that it is a RIGHT of Americans to DEFEND themselves from THUGS and KILLERS.
1.) REMOVE all “ENRICHED KILLING ZONES – otherwise know as “gun free zones”.
2.) REQUIRE all States to become “WILL ISSUE States” as far as allowing LEGAL LAW ABIDING American CITIZENS to be able to defend themselves WHERE EVER they happen to be!!!!! States should NOT have “MAY ISSUE” otherwise known as “MAY NOT ISSUE STATES!!!!

Jeff
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Jeff

At least there were armed LEOs onsite. Most gun free zones have no security. That’s why deranged gunmen pick gun free zones.

I have a strongly held belief that gun-free zones must be held responsible for the safety of defenseless people inside. If there is a shooting in a gun-free zone, the owners should be held accountable for not having anything to protect the innocent from the criminals.

jack mac
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jack mac

By the sketchy news reports, apparently police were not on site before the shooting, just nearby. Their response was surprising fast, but maybe more of a matter of luck rather than planning. If our educators had stopped indoctrinating that self-defense is never appropriate, that to run and hide is correct response, some could have subdued the creep. Made immobile even before the first shot.

Morrigan
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Morrigan

Huzzah. “Gods Of The Copybook Headings”.

Ej harbet
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Ej harbet

How rudyard of you!