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Wis. Sheriff Tells Residents to Learn How to Use a Gun: 911 is No Longer Your Best Option

Birdman III Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 12:57 PM
RVN70USMC Wrote (11:55 AM): "...and I gave my Smith & Wesson Model 19 Combat .357 Magnum Revolver to my son for HIS home protection!" Well, don't tell anybody!

In gun control debates, gun rights advocates often invoke the saying, “when seconds count, the police are only minutes away,” to emphasize the absurdity and ineffectiveness of gun-free zones and the need for concealed carry in self-defense situations. Now, one Wisconsin sheriff is taking the adage seriously, telling residents they should take firearms classes because he ‘needs them in the game.’

In the radio ad, Clarke tells residents personal safety isn't a spectator sport anymore, and that "I need you in the game."

"With officers laid off and furloughed, simply calling 911 and waiting is no longer...