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12-Year-Old Defends Herself with Gun, Proves Need of 2nd Amendment

lcenter Wrote: Oct 22, 2012 11:56 AM
I don't agree with a mandate, but I do believe it is our right to carry a weapon and have a concealed carry permit. That protects the gun owner, and it generally assures the gun owner is trained in the safe use of a gun. I agree with that! The 12 year old girl was obviously trained in the use of the hand gun that saved her life or the mother would not have told her to get it, right? So that is part two of this - anyone with access to a gun should be well trained on the safe and appropriate use of a weapon. I was taught to shoot when I was about 6 and strongly remember the safety training and respect I had for the power of the weapon I used (22 pistol to start). It served me well. People kill people in a myriad of ways - not just with guns.

As the left continues to advocate for further restrictions on the Second Amendment, others are using it to save their lives.

This past Wednesday a young 12-year old girl in Bryan County, Oklahoma was able to protect her life when an intruder kicked in her back door and entered her house. Frantically, she called her mother who advised her to grab their household gun, hide in the closet, and call 911.

The intruder made his way through the house, and as he was opening the door of the closet, the young girl shot him through the closet door. The intruder...