“If gun owners aren’t concerned about this, they certainly should be.”
Kevin Lindsey was doing a load of laundry at about 10 a.m. last Thursday when he heard a strange sound coming from the back door of his West Knoxville, Tenn., home. He decided to go investigate and, upon turning a corner, found an unidentified man attempting to break in.
Frequent A1F Daily contributor Stacy Washington explores how transit authorities in Tennessee are doing their best to delay implementation of a new law that does away with a gun ban on city buses.
A new state law in Tennessee took effect on July 1, recognizing the right of permit holders to carry firearms on city buses. (Local authorities are allowed to continue to ban firearms only if they install metal detectors and station security guards at each station to ensure that all passengers, law-abiding or not, are disarmed.) But public transit authorities in the state’s major cities seem determined to do as little as possible to honor the law.
These five armed citizens—like many who use a firearm to protect themselves—were able to stop attackers and invaders without ever firing a shot.
While it’s fairly well known that you shouldn’t bring a knife to a gun fight, a criminal in Knoxville, Tenn., recently learned the lesson firsthand.