“This is a textbook case for why concealed pistol licenses are issued in the first place. American citizens have the right to protect themselves …”
“Don’t come into Fort Bend County and start waving guns around because you could leave in a bag,” Nehls said.
Joe Massey said that the attack makes a good case for why citizens should arm themselves as a defense against crime.
When George Kennedy, 70, found a man stealing a generator and power tools from his garage Thursday morning, he asked the man to stop.
An examination of what NICS stands for—National Instant Criminal Background Check System—should make the problem clear.
The gun has been on his bedside table for 30 years. It had never been fired. However, its 82-year-old owner used it to fight off a home invader last Friday morning, saving his life from the much younger intruder.
The number of older Americans enrolling in basic firearm courses led by NRA Certified Instructors has jumped fourfold since 2010.