Pages

Jump to bottom

7 comments

1 Political Atheist  Thu, Feb 28, 2013 3:18:00pm

Not sure how you interpret “the NRA gun society”.

This incident flies in the face of the far and away most common scenario for CCW permitees. That would be no accidents and no incidents. Both of those are quite rare. Go ahead and total up the CCW permits and the CCW related accidents and misuses. Do the math and look at the rate of incident. Pretty darn low.

Just yesterday a friend in the jewelry biz was telling me about a recent incident he had at home. Two men broke into his house. My friend confronted them gun in hand as they approached his bedroom where his wife was sitting terrified on the phone with 911. One man ran out the other surrendered for arrest a short while later. Shots fired-0. Injuries-0 Arrests-1 for felony b & e with intent to do physical harm.
My friend has some training, knew enough to toss his keys out his window for the police to enter easily. The guys made enough noise forcing their way in there was time to get a gun out of a quick release gun safe.

The guy that surrendered was armed with a long piece of iron rebar.

2 Amory Blaine  Thu, Feb 28, 2013 5:21:22pm

Got a link?

3 Aligarr  Thu, Feb 28, 2013 6:04:24pm

Unfortunately many C&C permit holders think that it is legal to fire at a fleeing burglar or fire at a burglar[s] in a fleeing vehicle , only to find themselves arrested and charge with reckless endangerment . And just like this schmuck , attempt to use the “stand your ground ” law or self defense. Cops dont even shoot at fleeing vehicles unless there are special mitigating factors . Burglars and Shoplifters fleeing the scene are not one of them .

4 Political Atheist  Thu, Feb 28, 2013 6:19:56pm

re: #2 Amory Blaine

Got a link?

Was that to me? There is nothing to link to. Of course that story is an anecdote, so the appropriate limitations are offered & accepted.

5 Political Atheist  Thu, Feb 28, 2013 6:33:28pm

re: #3 Aligarr

Unfortunately many C&C permit holders think that it is legal to fire at a fleeing burglar or fire at a burglar[s] in a fleeing vehicle , only to find themselves arrested and charge with reckless endangerment . And just like this schmuck , attempt to use the “stand your ground ” law or self defense. Cops dont even shoot at fleeing vehicles unless there are special mitigating factors . Burglars and Shoplifters fleeing the scene are not one of them .

That would almost perfectly define the untrained. “Shall Issue” has got to include “Must pass use of force and safety tests”

I mean defensive training first day, first day, first effing minute-You do not ever take it to the alleged criminal. You GTFO or take cover, perhaps observe and then report as best you can. Pro Tip- shoot only if cornered, trapped or in incontrovertible defense of another human life.

6 Awea  Thu, Feb 28, 2013 6:44:00pm

re: #1 Political Atheist

What I meant by NRA’s gun society, is where everyone is armed, and the good guy shoots the bad guy.

And yes, currently this is not the common scenario, but I see it as a glimpse of the future of the NRA’s more guns is the solution to all of the problems.

7 Political Atheist  Thu, Feb 28, 2013 7:53:09pm

re: #6 Awea

The NRA seems beyond hope. So the work falls to the rest of us. The real world. Where at most (as far as I could find in a quick google) about 5% of the population gets a CCW. Where hopefully we can regulate standards of training for CCW to avoid exactly the kind of foolishness seen above. Cars, boats, planes, and serious equipment all has requirements. For all the right reasons.


This page has been archived.
Comments are closed.

Jump to top

Create a PageThis is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.
Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.
Last updated: 2016-01-01 10:29 am PST
LGF User's Guide RSS Feeds

Help support Little Green Footballs!

Subscribe now for ad-free access!Register and sign in to a free LGF account before subscribing, and your ad-free access will be automatically enabled.

Recent PagesClick to refresh
Andra Day - Rise Up [Audio] "Rise Up" by Andra Day, from the album 'Cheers to the Fall' available now. iTunes: smarturl.itApple Music: smarturl.itSpotify: smarturl.it Connect with Andra: andraday.comfacebook.comtwitter.cominstagram.com LYRICS: Rise Up(Andra Day and Jennifer Decilveo) You’re broken down and tiredOf living life on a ...
Thanos
14 hours, 38 minutes ago
Views: 126 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Duo Behind Planned Parenthood Video Cleared District Judge Brock Thomas dismissed the tampering with government records charge against 27-year-old David Daleiden and 63-year-old Sandra Merritt upon the request of the Harris County prosecutor's office. Defense attorneys said the pair never should have been indicted. If ...
Thanos
15 hours, 24 minutes ago
Views: 150 • Comments: 1 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Roll Up Your Sleeves: Red Cross Says Blood Need ‘Urgent’ TUESDAY, July 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The American Red Cross says it has an urgent need for blood donations, with less than a five-day supply of blood on hand to help those who need it. "The Red Cross ...
Thanos
15 hours, 40 minutes ago
Views: 130 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Bernie Sanders Nominates Hillary Clinton by Acclamation Sen. Bernie Sanders, in a move to bridge the divide in the Democratic Pary, on Tuesday moved to nominate Hillary Clinton by acclamation as the Democratic nominee for president. His motion came after nearly two hours of roll call ...
Thanos
15 hours, 45 minutes ago
Views: 287 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 26 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 1
Comments: 0
: 2
Bernie Sanders Pays Surprise Morning Visit to Kansas and Missouri Delegates Philadelphia Sen. Bernie Sanders made a surprise visit Tuesday to the Kansas and Missouri delegations at the Democratic National Convention. To thunderous applause, Sanders thanked Kansas Democrats for backing his candidacy. “Of the 50 states in the country, what ...
Thanos
21 hours, 6 minutes ago
Views: 221 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Euthanasia Fanatic Knifes 19 Disabled People to Death Near Tokyo The sheer rarity of this kind of violence in that modern culture, against that religious backdrop was a stark reminder to me what the nature of our true enemy is. This man cared not for religion, or gender or ...
Great White Snark
22 hours, 57 minutes ago
Views: 182 • Comments: 1 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Sarah Silverman’s Speech at the Democratic National Convention Sarah Silverman, a Bernie Sanders supporter, called for party unity during her speech at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia even going as far to tell the rambonxious "Bernie Or Bust" audience members they were "being ridiculous" for their ...
Thanos
1 day, 3 hours ago
Views: 215 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Elizabeth Warren’s 2016 Democratic National Convention SpeechElizabeth Warren's full speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvia.Reflect on Twitter @ReflectVideoReflect on Facebook on.fb.me
Thanos
1 day, 3 hours ago
Views: 173 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Party of Clinton Looks Different Than in 1992 No kidding. Time moves, people and priorities change - the thing that most don't get when making these contrasts is that the modern Democrat party is the best reflection of what our country has become, and how it is ...
Thanos
1 day, 4 hours ago
Views: 234 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
U.S. Tells China That Anti-Missile System Not a Threat South Korea's decision to deploy an advanced U.S. anti-missile defense system does not threaten China's security, a senior U.S. administration official said on Tuesday at the end of a visit to China by U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice. ...
Thanos
1 day, 4 hours ago
Views: 195 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0