Hello again. Now that ARS is back, Raven has again brought me on board. During 2012, I launched Bigfoot’s Place, where I will continue with most of my blogging, but I will also once again contribute here. But enough about me, on to the stories.
With all of the fallout from the Sandy Hook shootings, including proposed gun-control legislation and even action by presidential executive order, as hinted by VP Biden, it might be worth pointing out how privately-owned guns are often used for self-defense, and in the defense of one’s family or property. Here are two recent examples that I’ve come across, of how law-abiding gun owners defended their respective businesses:
In Milwaukee, a grandmother working at her grocery store was accosted by a knife-wielding thief, and responded by pointing her gun. The thief then ran out of the store, and was later arrested by police. In this case, the gun needed only to be brandished in order to prevent a robbery. Read more at WISN.
In Madera, California two men entered a pharmacy, and one started shooting. After the owner and his mother took cover, he returned fire and shot the gunman, who later died from his wounds. His accomplice was later arrested. Read more at KFSN-TV.