You know how it goes. You’re 43 times more likely to kill yourself or a family member than to kill a criminal.
We know that the Kellerman study is garbage, but it you can study it for an example of anti-gun thinking. You see immediately what they chose as their metric, actual dead bodies. That means the gun grabbers believe that unless you’ve got an actual dead criminal bleeding out on your linoleum, you don’t have a valid Defensive Gun Use (DGU). In their minds, it’s not a DGU if a person pulls a gun on a criminal and the criminal suddenly remembers a pressing engagement elsewhere.
So, in their minds, this is not a DGU
When two would-be burglars broke into the 89-year-old widow’s house Monday on S.C. Highway 38 just outside of Blenheim, they probably didn’t expect to find Hodge and her .38-caliber pistol waiting for them.
I want to quote the whole thing, but it makes for such entertaining reading that you should just click through and read it. Please, I’m begging you.
It has everything. Little old lady with a gun, left to her by her dead husband. Two full grown adult criminals with extensive records. Sheriffs jumping for joy. It even has the “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up” button.
There’s one thing that it is missing, however. No dead criminals. In fact, no dead anyone. And to the gun grabbers, this isn’t a DGU.