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Good guys with guns saving lives
Fox News ^ | November 12, 2017 | John Lott

Posted on 11/12/2017 3:18:52 PM PST by rogerantone1

Stephen Willeford’s heroic actions last Sunday saved many lives at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. The killer, Devin Kelley, was shooting the wounded when Willeford showed up with a rifle. Willeford’s quick actions forced Kelley to stop his attack, presumably saving the lives of the twenty wounded and possibly many more.

The press derided President Trump for saying that Willeford saved many lives with his gun, and that stricter gun control regulations would have only made things worse.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: armedcitizen; banglist; ccw; cprc

1 posted on 11/12/2017 3:18:52 PM PST by rogerantone1
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To: JohnLott

Ping


2 posted on 11/12/2017 3:25:20 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (MAGA!!!)
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To: rogerantone1

27 times good guys with guns stopped massacres

countless times good guys with guns ended it before it escalated


3 posted on 11/12/2017 3:33:40 PM PST by mylife
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we are sheep dogs and more, because we teach the sheep not to be victims


4 posted on 11/12/2017 3:37:04 PM PST by mylife
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

But wait,

The NYT assures us that Not a ‘Single Instance’ of Self-Defense With Guns...

“NYT Amnesia: Not a ‘Single Instance’ of Self-Defense With Guns”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3602299/posts

And they wonder why no one believes them.


5 posted on 11/12/2017 4:15:29 PM PST by ForYourChildren (Christian Education [ RomanRoadsMedia.com - Classical Christian Approach to Homeschool ])
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To: rogerantone1

The armed citizen is the first responder.


6 posted on 11/12/2017 4:15:56 PM PST by ForYourChildren (Christian Education [ RomanRoadsMedia.com - Classical Christian Approach to Homeschool ])
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To: PROCON; DaveLoneRanger; carriage_hill

Ping.


7 posted on 11/12/2017 4:34:41 PM PST by lightman (ANTIFA is full of Bolshevik.)
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To: lightman
I already pinged a similar article a few days ago.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3603552/posts

8 posted on 11/12/2017 5:02:54 PM PST by PROCON (#MAGA)
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To: rogerantone1

Here are 27 cases:

http://gunwatch.blogspot.com/2015/05/mass-killings-stopped-by-armed-citizens.html


9 posted on 11/12/2017 5:26:28 PM PST by marktwain (President Trump and his supporters are the Resistance. His opponents are the Reactionaries.)
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My nephew was involved in the Trolley Square shooting. He said that after the off duty Ogden officer intervened, there were no civilian casualties. The officer ranput of ammo habit Salt Lake officers finished the perp.


10 posted on 11/12/2017 6:33:10 PM PST by Spok
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Thanks for the info on the Trolley Square shooting.


11 posted on 11/12/2017 6:35:23 PM PST by marktwain (President Trump and his supporters are the Resistance. His opponents are the Reactionaries.)
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To: rogerantone1

Major outbreak of stupidity in the Comments section below the article but there are some really great responses to the usual crapola on “reasonable” and “common sense” gun laws.


12 posted on 11/14/2017 1:08:42 AM PST by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: rogerantone1

“I haven’t found a single case where gun control advocates’ fears were borne out by the facts. In not one of these cases did a permit holder accidentally shoot a bystander, or a police officer accidentally harm a permit holder.”

There was one in Israel at Gush Etzion Junction. An Arab attacked my son’s teacher’s brother with a knife. He shot his attacker dead, and a soldier at the scene mistook him for a terrorist and shot him dead before the soldier was able to ascertain the facts. That’s just an exception that proves the rule, though.


13 posted on 11/14/2017 2:21:16 AM PST by Eleutheria5 (“If you are not prepared to use force to defend civilization, then be prepared to accept barbarism.)
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To: rogerantone1
The NRA's The Armed Citizen

Updated every week, at least three instances per week, going on now for decades.

14 posted on 11/14/2017 4:34:51 AM PST by Alas Babylon! (Keep fighting the Left and their Fake News!)
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To: rogerantone1

So glad there was a good guy with a gun in Texas.

I think gun control advocates don’t understand that in rural areas, when seconds count, help is not minutes away. Sometimes it’s an hour away.


15 posted on 11/14/2017 3:00:39 PM PST by Cloverfarm (Pray for the peace of Jerusalem ...)
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