Fortunately it was him . . . Mom who killed home invader: ‘It was either him or me, and I wasn’t going’
The woman was identified as Shaquita Green. She said she doesn’t know who barged into her home in the middle of the night, but she said he was armed and threatened to kill her three children.
“It was either him or me and I wasn’t going. My kids weren’t going to get hurt and they weren’t going to see me get hurt,” she said.
Green said the man, who police later identified as Keandre Funches, 27, kept asking for her husband, who wasn’t home. After forcing the family to the back of the house, she was able to get her gun and open fire.
And civilian disarmament advocates would rather she be prey . . . Campus rape survivor: Carrying gun would have prevented attack
Shayna Lopez-Rivas began advocating in favor of campus carry after she was sexually assaulted on Florida State University’s campus in 2014.
“He had a knife. I had pepper spray. And even though I ran for blue lights that are scattered all around, [he was] faster, stronger, and I did not win,” Lopez-Rivas said.
Lopez-Rivas said if she had a gun with her, she may have been able to stop her attacker.
Every party needs a pooper that why they didn’t invite Aaron . . . Student used rifle in bid to clear Louth home after 200 youths gathered for ‘Project X’-style party
A student who returned home from a night out to find more than 200 young people invading his house for a party then carried his father’s rifle downstairs in an effort to clear them out, a court heard.
Aaron Nordon from Blackrock, Dundalk, Co Louth admitted a summons for unauthorised possession of a licensed firearm at his home on February 27, 2016 but a conviction was not recorded against him.
The Argus reports that Nordon’s parents were away at the time of the incident and he had been at the pub with his friends.
Right, it was the guns’ fault . . . Guns Killed 420 People In Vermont From 2011-2016
From Jan. 1, 2011 to the end of December, 2016, 420 people died in Vermont from gunshot wounds. The majority of those people died by suicide. For the Gunshots project, VPR created a database of all 420 of those deaths in an effort to better understand the issue of gun deaths in Vermont.
Your local gun store is thinking about it. Are you?
Gun control inherently impacts the poor and vulnerable the most . . . How Democrats keep guns in the hands of the rich
When it comes to voting rights, any obstacles outrage liberals; even free government-issued IDs are viewed as disenfranchising poor and disproportionately black people. But when it comes to the right to own a gun for self-defense, liberals don’t hesitate to pile on fees, ID requirements, expensive training and onerous background checks.
That’s too bad, because many law-abiding citizens in crime-ridden neighborhoods really do need a gun for self-defense. Since poor, urban blacks are the most likely victims of violent crime, there is little doubt that they stand to benefit the most from owning guns. Research, including my own, has demonstrated this.
Starting with the basics . . . Episode 1 of Going Tactical with Mike Seeklander
Mike Seeklander breaks down tips and techniques to help improve your concealed carry draw in this month’s video on Going Tactical.