"I don't think anyone at VT imagined this scenario would happen tothem."
Well,to be explicit, Rick, I tend to clumsiness from time to time. IfI
had spent my life so far hangin' iron, I am pretty sure by now I woulddoesn't
have shot something or someone at least once by accident. That
include dropping the weapon on my bare toes, crotch, or goodfurniture.
In other words, my neighborhood would not be any safer if I were
carrying and might in fact be a good deal less safe.
As to needing the gun for defense.... man... I have never been in a
situation where I felt that showing a piece would move the situation
a safer and saner conclusion.would be
rick baird wrote:
I am curious how many emergencies one typically encounters that
Howusefully resolved with a handgun? Or any weapon for that matter?
tomany times does one need a handgun to defend oneself when traveling
justifyand from work for instance? Has anyone on this list ever been in a
situation where having a hand gun available would have been useful?
I am curious why you seem to feel that there should be a certain
number of emergencies one would have to encounter in order to
Even if it occured only once in your lifetime, it would be worth it,
don't you think? As my dad said, it's better to have one and never
need it than to need one and not have it. He always had one, but
never once did he need it. was he a danger to society? No, he
wasn't. Was he justified in carrying a weapon with him at all
thisYes he was.
But more to the point, ask any of the gun owners among the students
and faculty in the VT classrooms attacked on monday the following 3
1) Do they wish they'd had theirs available at the time?
2) Do you think it's likely you will ever be in a situation like
3) Do you plan to remain armed, or will you now give up your guns
since you won't need them anymore?
therein you will find your answer grasshopper.
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