Gun control is supposed to be about safety. Proponents argue that if only no one had guns, we’d all be better off. But as we all know, that only applies to those not inclined nor determined to commit crimes. It doesn’t apply to those that are bent on breaking the law.
Just look at the horrific attack in London. If England weren’t so foolish with their gun laws, someone could have done something to stop the Muslim in the act. And those odds are a lot better than knowing that nothing at all could have been done.
And when bad things do happen that could have been prevented by a firearm-wielding citizen, we’re supposed to condemn the gun. Or the sword and meat cleaver.
In Oregon, the Joesphine County Police Department is facing budget cuts and are not able to be on call over the weekends. So, when an unidentified Josephine County woman called 911, her call was forwarded to the Oregon State Police. She was calling because her ex-boyfriend was breaking into her house, and she was sure that she was going to be assaulted. He had already put her in the hospital before, and she knew it was going to happen again. Here’s what the dispatcher told her: