Saturday’s events in Tucson were tragic. For reasons not explained, some 22 year-old nut named Jared Loghner made the choice to visit a peaceful gathering of people, kill six and severely injure 14. Evil manifests itself in many ways all the time, and this is one example. For media pundits, bloggers and politicians to take this evil act and assign blame to anyone other than the shooter and his own demons, is unacceptable.
I was not tempted at all to jump into posting as events in Tuscon, Arizona unfolded Saturday afternoon. It was time for quiet reflection to remember those killed and injured, as well as those who stepped up to help immediately after the shooting and the first responders.
OK … not exactly the way the phrase goes … but I could add 10 more stories I know of just like this.
Owning a gun is your 2nd amendment right. It is also your responsibility to learn to handle a firearm safely and correctly. But if you take the time to learn, train, and legally purchase a firearm it just may save your life someday. After watching this video ask yourself, if the homeowner lived in a “gun free zone” … would the homeowner be talking to the reporter today. Click to view.