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

Charlie267 Wrote: Jan 06, 2013 1:06 PM
One lesson that should be learned from this story-real self defense rounds start with the number 4. (with the exception of .357 mag) If she would have had a .45 this would have ended right where she shot the fool. Then the taxpayer would not have gotten stuck with the hospital bill and the public defender that will surely be given to him. Having a beast bigger than a .38 in your hand not only stops thugs better, it saves the general public money. Go out and buy yourself a bigger handgun today! (better do it sooner than later, Odumba$$ is gonna try to outlaw them real soon)

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...