reply to post by blupblup
If you own and carry a gun... you are MORE likely to be killed or injured by a gun
Sure, that's probably true but then again, not everyone goes through life sucking their thumb and wetting their knickers at the thought of possible
I don't know how you guys do it over in the UK and to be honest, I don't really care. That's your business but when you start insulting rational, law
abiding citizens over here in the US and start name calling....... gun nuts, morons, etc is where I take exception.
The cold hard facts are this, you can spout off whatever liberal polices you believe in personally and that's fine but when the day comes that the
average british citizen is at home, unarmed and is faced with a home invasion by 2 armed men, that citizen is not going to be able to fight them off
with a pair of scissors or a fireplace poker, most likely, that leaves you and your family to experience whatever horror the intruders have planned.
The police show up AFTER the fact, not before and maybe you deject reality and would rather believe we live in some sort of Utopian world where there
are no bad, evil men and there is no crime but I live here on Earth where that Sh#$ happens all the time, the worlds a messed up place and people do
some sick and twisted things, I'd rather be prepared and able to defend my home, my family and my life than be another faceless victim or
Now, you go ahead and do what you see best for you but for me and mine over here in America, we are doing just fine. You see, we fought and bled to
remove ourselves from the crown that you still serve to create a more perfect union, one that understands that freedom, liberty and the ability to
make responsible choices for ourselves is not only a good idea, it is our right. Freedom comes at a cost because nothing in life is free and sometimes
it can be a terrible price but for the greater good of our Country and the one we will leave for our children, there is no better reward or legacy
than that of freedom.
God bless America and God bless the second amendment.
Piers......... I's that you?
edit on 20-2-2013 by Helious because: (no reason given)