Proof that carrying a gun does not make you a dangerous person

It also point up the “fight like a cornered cat” advice is worth it. (See Cornered Cat in the sidebar.) Cops: Store clerk struggles for gun, shoots would-be robbers | Chicago Sun-Times

A clerk wrestled a gun away from two men who tried to rob his Austin neighborhood store and then shot them Tuesday afternoon on the West Side, according to Chicago Police.

He shot them both. One in the torso and one in the leg. Both are in hospital, and will move from their into police custody.

Good Guys 2, Bad Guys 0. Self-defense is a human right.

For those of you not familiar with the reference in this post’s title: “There are no dangerous weapons; there are only dangerous men.” Robert Heinlein, Starship Troopers. (Reread this recently. Not bad, for golden-age SciFi.)

Advertisements