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

ocel Wrote: Jan 14, 2013 10:06 AM
No. Gun Violence is NOT THE PROBLEM, the problem is violent CRIME. Murder is not nicer if it is committed with a chainsaw than a gun, robbing a gas station is not less illegal if it is done with a knife than a gun. Rape is not less of a crime if the victim is beaten into submission with a club rather than threatened with a gun. Make the punishment fit the crime instead of making up new crimes out of thin air.

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...