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Woman Hiding in Attic Shoots Intruder Five Times to Protect Her Children

Captain-Jeff Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 11:30 AM
Libs keep asking why I need a 30-round clip (or in this lady's case, 6). The obvious answer is "to counter the bad guy who only has 29!" I'm willing to bet that she wishes that she had more than 6.
Bigdogoffthechain11 Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 11:35 AM
I am sure you meant "magazine".
Steve5 Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 11:34 AM
FYI Capt. - a clip is a tool with which to load a magazine. No disrespect intended.
maryanne24 Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 11:33 AM
It's all the stuff they hear from the media...why do you need so many when only one bullet will kill. They don't know what they re talking about.
maryanne24 Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 11:40 AM
Or they say to aim for the arms or legs..which is ridiculous
Earl29 Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 11:49 AM
Mythbusters demonstrated that the only way you can shoot a gun out of someone's hand is from the side. That's by hitting the gun, of course.

It seems as though real life examples of guns saving -- rather than taking -- innocent life go largely unreported (or flat-out ignored) in the mainstream media. Therefore, I have decided to post the following must-read story in its entirety (via Cameron Gray):

A woman hiding in her attic with children shot an intruder multiple times before fleeing to safety Friday.

The incident happened at a home on Henderson Ridge Lane in Loganville around 1 p.m. The woman was working in an upstairs office when she spotted a strange man outside a window, according to Walton County Sheriff Joe...