Maybe the thief didn’t think the homeowner — who was holding a gun on him — would defend himself. He chose…poorly.
The CDC estimates that guns are used in defensive situations between 500,000 and 3 million times a year. Those represent crimes prevented; robberies, burglaries, assaults rapes, murders. Remember that the next time an anti-gun politician spouts off about an alleged “gun violence epidemic” in America, and uses it to justify more limits on civilian gun ownership.
This article originally appeared at concealednation.com and is reprinted here with permission.