One of the things that drives me crazy is the binary nature of people. I’m talking about our opinions on what the “right” answer is for any given situation.
Often when the police show up at the scene of a shooting or an incident involving a firearm, they simply arrest everyone involved and let the courts or the DA decide.
A 17-year-old passenger pulled a gun and tried to rob the driver. The cab driver pulled out a gun and shot the would-be robber.
“I’m not a sexual predator, I’m an ‘offender’ … It’s the difference between a murderer and a person who steals a bagel.” ~ Jeff Epstein
You can never tell what a potential intruder is going to do. Normal citizens fall into the trap of believing the criminal will do what they themselves would do if they were the opponent.
So, the resident is supposed to differentiate paintball guns from real firearms in the midst of incoming fire? I wonder if the paint spatter was red?
Records identify the shooter as an officer who was hired in 2015 according to records from the Nevada Private Investigators Board. He has been licensed since 2007.
The intruder has been charged with first-degree burglary, second-degree kidnapping and assault with a deadly weapon and is being held on $102,500 bail.
Senator Black has always been a strong believer in our right to keep and bear arms. Even though he has decided to retire, he’s not pulling any punches, even now, in fighting to protect innocent life.
Police say the suspect could be seen running toward Kenilworth Avenue. Officers brought in a K9 to help track the suspect, but couldn’t locate him.
Trayvon noticed the gun and said, “You’re gonna die tonight!” At that point, George realized that it wasn’t his gun or Trayvon’s gun, it was “the” gun in the fight!
In the course of the investigation, detectives determined that the intruder had forced entry into the home prior to the victim locating him in the bedroom.
Billy Cowart shot two people in self defense, in a union hall parking lot. He was exonerated, got his job back, and a years worth of back pay. It took three years.
A case in Minnesota, where a bumper sticker was used as evidence of probable cause, has resulted in a hung jury. The prosecution says they will retry the case.
A rifle was used in defense against a home invader. Multiple shots were fired. At this point, we do not know the caliber or model of the rifle.
Whenever a politician proposes some new restriction on your individual freedom as an American citizen, “for your own good,” never believe it.
Your observation that the Bureau often changes its mind with regard to pistol ammunition is all too accurate. The Speer Gold Dot G2 147gr ammunition has already been superseded.
When carrying any pistol/ammunition combination for personal defense, your biggest enemy is going to be “unrealistic expectations.” Precision and volume will always be required.
The Denton Record-Chronicle reported on 05-01-19 in Denton Texas, a man fired one shot near two people who were attempting to steal a part from his truck.
The single suspect has been subsequently arrested, apparently without incident. This suspect was well-known to authorities, as he has a long criminal history, as most do.
Churches have repeatedly, for over 3 years, prayed & urged the legislature to correct the provision in Florida law that usurps the right of churches to provide safety and security on their property.
CNN reporters piously wring their hands over the fact that a twelve-year-old student, Nate Holley, had grabbed a baseball bat and vowed to “go down fighting”.
Here in the USA, at least some of us routinely go armed. We’re well trained. We know how to “take care of business,” and we won’t waver.
As of April 30, nearly 615,000 active concealed pistol licenses were reported by the (Washington) state Department of Licensing.
Keven Custer was attacked, knocked down, had a tooth knocked out and two others cracked. He shot from the ground, hitting his attacker at least four times. An Idaho jury found him not guilty