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

Kerrik Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 11:35 AM
The statistics are, as usual, misleading. There's no data on how many of those firearms were brought by the assailants to the property to be used on the victims, which skews the idea that a homeowner having a firearm is more likely to be shot by his own firearm.

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...