The absolute, cold, callous unwillingness of gun control fanatics to listen to the real and important stories of victims and would-be victims who attribute their survival or safety to guns is tragic. It’s heartless. You can’t help but wonder if they’d rather the people who are alive today because of guns were instead dead and gone.
As such, it’s rare that any liberal publication put, even in their opinion pages, a story about someone who was saved. Someone for whom a gun meant protection. But the New York Times opinion pages allowed one to go to print, from well-known conservative writer Bethany Mandel.
It was a spring night and I was sleeping with my window open, which was right above my bed; I loved breathing in the fresh air. That night, in that open window, I heard the banging of a ladder, and by the time my mother made it into the room and began loading her gun, a man was about to climb in.
The story is well worth your time. It is especially worth sharing with your friends and family who have been bombarded by the idea that people who own guns love child murder and hate America.
The article is titled “I Wanted to Be a Good Mom. So I Got a Gun.” You should read it.