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He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose. - Jim Elliott
The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.
Well, I hope the guy actually starts carrying. Next time maybe he won't be able to fake out his attackers.
I'm not sure what the focus of the story was supposed to be. Okay, hate crime laws won't stop hate crimes. Big deal. Laws against murder don't stop murders, but let's keep the laws against murder on the books anyway,ok?
I'm curious how did he "let, them assume I had a gun"? Did he whisper..Do you feel lucky punk?
I carry a gun to protect myself & the people I love from the Monsters that roam this earth.
I'm glad it worked out for him but...pretending to have a gun when you don't can escalate the situation and prove deadly for you.
What would have happened if instead of running away one of the BGs had pulled their own gun?
Best solution is to always carry your own gun.
I always was of the belief that any crime someone commits against me is a 'hate' crime. I mean if someone were to 'attempt' to mug me or rob my house, I am sure they would not be doing it because they 'like' me.
BTW I was gesturing with a lot of air quotes while typing this.
• We sleep safely in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would harm us.
- George Orwell Military
Hate laws don't stop crime. Guns stop crime.
That's what I thought, good reminder though.
You can educate ignorance, you can't fix stupid
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