A recent white paper from Cato Institute has some good info for those who keep guns at home, or legally carry them in public, for personal protection. Link for the document: “Tough Targets”
The co-authors bring good credentials to the issue. Clayton Cramer has long been a highly respected researcher in this field, and David Burnett serves Students for Concealed Carry as PR director.
Learn how a national news magazine’s supposedly impartial roundup of “facts” in the gun control wound up understating the frequency of justifiable homicides in defense of self or others by more than half.
Read account after documented account of law-abiding men and women and even responsible kids who, in life-threatening emergencies, picked up loaded guns and used them successfully to save the lives of themselves, of loved ones, and even of total strangers who had come under violent criminal or animal attack.
Have a read.
Get back and let us know what you think about it here at Backwoods Home Blog.
True accounts of your own experiences in this vein, or documentable experiences of others you know, are invited as well.
Oh, and don’t forget a Valentine’s Day visit to Starbucks to support that company’s refusal to ban lawfully armed citizen customers. A $2 bill in the baristas’ tip jar signifies “Second Amendment support.”