A Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania pizza delivery driver had just dropped off a pie early Friday morning and was headed back to his car when he was approached by a stick-up man who wanted to relieve him of his cash.
“At that time, a struggle ensued and the driver was stabbed,” Chief (John A.) DeLuca said.
The driver told police he managed to get to his vehicle, where he retrieved his handgun and fired a single round at the attacker.
The attacker with the newly-installed orifice managed to get about a block away before collapsing and assuming ambient temperature. The driver’s injuries were serious, but he was reported to be recovering in stable condition.
The “good guy with a gun” narrative is a myth meant to scare people into buying guns for self-defense.
The truth? People rarely use guns for self-defense. Read more: https://t.co/JiRK3zkvkl
— Giffords (@GiffordsCourage) July 6, 2018
Maybe we should ask Gabby to define “rarely.”
Despite the rote talking points spouted by our good friends in the Civilian Disarmament Industrial Complex, Americans like this pizza delivery dude protect themselves with firearms between 500,000 and 3 million times a year according to the rabid gun bullies at the CDC. While the great majority of those don’t involve pulling a trigger, every instance prevented an assault, a robbery, a kidnapping, a rape or a murder.
That inconvenient fact is glossed over by the Giffords, the Watts, the Everitts and the Hoggs of the world, but it’s a fact you can keep in your pocket the next time someone asks you why you need a gun. That’s #gunsense.