Bible Verse of the Day

Tuesday, April 17, 2007


Why would someone come into our country, purchase several guns and lots of ammo, and proceed to kill 33 people? It doesn't make any sense.

We have these anomalies periodically in this country, but it never makes any sense. I remember when the shooter went on his spree in Killeen at the Luby's. I know people who, to this day, will not sit with their backs to the door wherever they are. And they weren't even there!

I believe in a well armed citizenry. After the Killeen incident, Texas made it easier to purchase hand guns and implemented the concealed-carry license, which allows one to carry a handgun on their person without having to declare it. I heard on the radio this morning from Dennis Prager's substitute host that the crime rate in Texas has decreased slightly since those measures were implemented. Most criminals think twice about attacking someone here because he may get shot. The criminals don't know who is carrying guns, so they don't take the chance (when they have any sense about them).

If places like the liberal universities and liberal local and state governments allowed people to legally carry guns, crimes like Killeen and Virginia Tech would certainly have fewer people dead. I know it sounds trite to repeat the phrase "when guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have guns," but there is a certain truth to it that any rational mind should be able to grasp. What will it take to allow citizens to protect themselves against such attrocities?

From the wild, wild west...thanks for letting me vent.

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