Skip to comments.This day in WND history: Sheriffs warn Americans to get armed now
Posted on 12/06/2017 7:16:51 AM PST by rktman
A study by Pew Research showed that the only gun crimes on the rise over the last two decades have been mass shootings in gun-free zones or so-called soft targets.
Sheriffs send message to America: Get armed now
Dec. 6, 2015: Now is not the time for Americans to cower in fear, be intimidated by liberal ideology or apologize for one of Americas longest standing constitutional rights the right to bear arms said a growing chorus of religious, law enforcement and political leaders in 2015.
Several sheriffs sent out warnings in the wake of Islamic terrorist attacks in Paris, Beirut, Mali and San Bernardino that Americans, more than ever, need to get armed.
The first was then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio in Arizona who called for 250,000 armed citizens to stop terrorism and mass shootings in Arizona. This represented the number of concealed carry permit holders in Arizona at the time.
Im just talking about the areas where you have large crowds and someone pulls out the gun and starts shooting. Maybe somebody with a concealed weapon takes the guy down, Arpaio told a local CBS affiliate in 2015.
He was criticized by some others in law enforcement who said they didnt think armed civilians shooting bad guys in public places was a good idea because it could lead to collateral damage, Tuscon News Now reported.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona
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It is near time for me to renew my parish/county CHL.
I am a disabled vet, so I “just might maybe not” fit into somebody’s “pigeon possible pool”.
Being a seasoned citizen, I know there is always a ‘possibility’.
However, the great push for ‘getting all trained up’ might work for some, becoming all pump-primed. For me, it is more simply looking ‘neutral’, being armed but not, and know with certainty that your choice of arms operates. (There are those firearms that are in the carry much, shoot little category.)
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