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The Dark Knight Movie Massacre & Why I Carry a Gun Everywhere I Go

gchiveral Wrote: Jul 22, 2012 12:45 PM
See I'm not a huge fan of guns, but I keep thinking if a bunch of people in that theatre were carrying, or a bunch of people were carrying the day that congresswoman got shot, then not so many people would've gotten shot. Plus if criminals thought, " if I try to commit a crime, but everyone there might have a gun to shoot ME, maybe I should go find a job instead," then maybe there wouldn't be so much crime to begin with. Seriously makes me wanna take Doug's advice.
Mother of 4 -- the original Wrote: Jul 22, 2012 3:32 PM
Good for you on overcoming your emotions -- "not a huge fan" -- with your reason.

If you want to get your feet wet on this idea without a large time commitment, try to find a place that is offering the NRA Introductory Pistol class. After that you can move on the the Basic Pistol class.

I would venture to guess that the folks filing in to see the latest Batman installment in Aurora, Colorado last Thursday evening didn’t figure on over 70 of them getting shot before the credits rolled. The last count I received before filing this column was 12 dead and 59 wounded.

As the news starting pouring in about what happened in the theater this week when Satan’s spawn James Holmes donned Kevlar and a small battery of weapons and opened fire on an unsuspecting crowd, I kept thinking, “One fast-thinking and trained person who was armed/licensed with a concealed weapon...