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10 Stories That Prove Guns Save Lives

SandyM Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 9:51 AM
IMO the real story behind the Mom in Loganville (#7) wasn't what happened to her and her twins; it was what happened to another Atlanta woman (Melissa Burke) at around the same time. She heard someone breaking into her home and hid herself away. Somehow the intruder realized someone was in the home, tracked her down and shot her multiple times in her hiding place. Just like shooting fish in a barrel. Thank God, she is alive and recovering, but as Patrice3 notes we only have two ways of dealing with intimidation. I wonder how this would have turned out if Ms. Burke had carried a little more persausion.

In a nation that already has more than 200 million guns, gun control does little other than make the work of rapists, robbers, murderers and nuts like Adam Lanza easier. When faced with gun control laws, the law abiding citizen has no choice other than to disarm or become an outlaw, but people with bad intentions are faced with no such moral dilemma. That's why the best friend of a rapist or a potential Adam Lanza is the gun control advocate who's working tirelessly to insure that his targets can't adequately defend themselves.

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