If Only They Had A Gun

Cases where a having a gun could have made all the difference

Elderly man beaten to death in his own home

An 82-year-old Seneca man who was found dead in his home last week was the victim of a homicide, the Oconee County coroner said today. An autopsy revealed that James Carver of 655 James Carver Drive died from blunt force head trauma and that he was slain, said the coroner, Karl E. Addis. Carver’s body was found in his bathroom Thursday around 6:15 p.m. He had been living alone. More information here.

In the above situation, and countless others, innocent people have been harmed by the action of a criminal. Had there been an armed, law abiding citizen in the area, tragedy may very well have been averted. Americans use guns for self defense every 13 seconds, and that is perhaps the best reason to have a gun. These people are certainly glad they had a gun for self defense.

May 16th, 2010 at 7:04 pm