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Here in Utah yesterday...

A man tried to kidnap an 11-year old girl off the playground. He was stopped by a school employee and all kids were taken into the building for safety. When the man tried to get into the building, he was stopped by the same employee...only this time with a gun. The employee has a concealed-carry permit. He kept the intruder down until the police arrived.

A woman I work with also has a concealed-carry permit and she carries a gun in an ankle holster everywhere she goes. Why?? Because her ex-husband is an alcoholic nutcase who goes into fits of rage at all times of day and night. She fears for her life and the life of her son who goes to the school where she works. Should the government have the right to disarm her and possibly sentence her to death??

How many lives are saved everyday by guns?? How many rapes prevented?? How many home intruders stopped?? The media doesn't like to report those stories.

Of course, stories like this that actually validate people's right and need to carry a gun don't get the widespread publicity of shootings. The media has an agenda and they are shaping America's perspective on guns. Americans need to think for themselves about the solutions to gun problems and the consequences of those solutions. Put emotions aside and consider the needs of all people.

[Post edited by CUKev at 05/27/2021 09:46AM]

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Posted: 05/27/2021 at 09:39AM


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At some point in history, the gun era will be looked on as -- The Midnight Toker 05/27/2021 01:34AM
  Guns and stuff... -- LinoleumSolo 05/27/2021 7:13PM
  Here in Utah yesterday... -- CUKev 05/27/2021 09:39AM
  I did not see that story in MSM. Why? ** -- Colo Spgs Buff 05/27/2021 12:12PM
  It has gotten minimal coverage -- CUKev 05/27/2021 4:51PM
  Do you think Kev personally viewed the incident? ** -- CiffBoothBuff 05/27/2021 2:42PM
  Too busy covering the open border? ** -- 84Buff 05/27/2021 12:46PM
  🤣 ** -- HooYahBUFF 05/27/2021 12:52PM
  And at the Boulder King Soopers -- bufffantheman 05/27/2021 10:09AM
  Huh? That was a cop. What if a citizen was there? -- Colo Spgs Buff 05/27/2021 12:14PM
  How do you know there wasn’t?** -- CiffBoothBuff 05/27/2021 2:43PM
  Did I miss the press report somewhere? -- Colo Spgs Buff 05/28/2021 11:51AM
  I can understand -- BoscoBuff 05/27/2021 09:49AM
  My off duty conceal carry -- HooYahBUFF 05/27/2021 10:10AM
  What I never understood about concealed carry -- bufffantheman 05/27/2021 10:11AM
  If Im the deranged shooter casing -- HooYahBUFF 05/27/2021 10:16AM
  Sure, most people would not feel better -- bufffantheman 05/27/2021 10:25AM
  Of all the issues with guns in this country -- McKelvie 05/27/2021 8:07PM
  You sound awfully sure of yourself. -- HooYahBUFF 05/27/2021 10:29AM
  So folks like you can feel good. -- HooYahBUFF 05/27/2021 11:08AM
  Just look at Boulder -- bufffantheman 05/27/2021 11:16AM
  You just proved his point -- 84Buff 05/27/2021 12:39PM
  You, me was representing random individuals -- HooYahBUFF 05/27/2021 11:54AM
  You are not who I am concerned about -- bufffantheman 05/27/2021 1:09PM
  Perhapes you'd like to take our active shooter -- HooYahBUFF 05/27/2021 2:43PM
  Are you a ccw holder trying to stop the threat? -- HooYahBUFF 05/27/2021 3:41PM
  In our school lockdown drills -- bufffantheman 05/27/2021 2:58PM
  Good. We run school scenarios all the time. -- HooYahBUFF 05/27/2021 3:48PM
  Would this be your stance? -- buffaloaded 05/27/2021 8:28PM
  My stance is -- HooYahBUFF 05/27/2021 9:39PM
  Sadly you're correct. -- BoscoBuff 05/27/2021 09:38AM