…The homeowners who used guns to protect themselves and their homes helped me and every other homeowner who doesn't want to have a gun. They sent a message:
Intruders are unlikely to know which house on the block has a gun in it and an owner willing to use it.
Even as you read this, never underestimate anything. Just because I don't want a gun in my home doesn't mean there isn't one.
I pray that I am never faced with the choice of shooting an intruder. I pray that I am never in a position, however right I may be, who must live with the thought that I took someone's life.
I also pray that if that time comes and I must protect my family, I can pull the trigger and live with the consequences.
But here's the real answer to all of that: Don't break the law. Don't steal or break into homes, and you'll likely never face the end of a gun barrel. Read more…