by: the Common Constitutionalist
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We know the saying that there are wolves, sheep and sheep dogs. Wolves are predators – thugs – criminals. Sheep are most people, helpless should a wolf attack. Sheep dogs are the brave men and women who defend the sheep from the wolves. And the question always asked is, which are you?
Quite frequently I get emails regarding updates and stories from the United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA), because – ya know – I’m a gun nut who carries a weapon.
Often the stories involve the Second Amendment – the right to own and carry a weapon – because that’s what “Keep and Bear Arms” means.
However, I recently received an email recounting a true story of a man – USCCA Member David Jackson, a sheep dog, “who was forced to use his firearm to defend his family, who quite frankly, is the very reason he carries his gun in the first place.”
This got me thinking. Why is this even a story? It certainly shouldn’t be, except maybe one of congratulations to a man who defended himself, his family and all in his immediate circle of influence.
Here’s the USCCA recounting of the story. read more