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Wis. Sheriff Tells Residents to Learn How to Use a Gun: 911 is No Longer Your Best Option

Simplecaveman Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 9:01 AM
Let law abiding citizens have their guns. But like the good little socialist that you are, you want to control everybody's daily life. Just keep your misery to yourself and let the rest of us have our individual freedom.

In gun control debates, gun rights advocates often invoke the saying, “when seconds count, the police are only minutes away,” to emphasize the absurdity and ineffectiveness of gun-free zones and the need for concealed carry in self-defense situations. Now, one Wisconsin sheriff is taking the adage seriously, telling residents they should take firearms classes because he ‘needs them in the game.’

In the radio ad, Clarke tells residents personal safety isn't a spectator sport anymore, and that "I need you in the game."

"With officers laid off and furloughed, simply calling 911 and waiting is no longer...