I shamelessly cribbed this from here, a good site and worth a bookmark
He said exactly what I wanted to say with the exception of his personal carry holster;)
Think you can take the family to the local IHOP for a nice breakfast in peace? Guess again! Today’s murderer had other plans. Unfortunately, none of the victims seems to have had any power to thwart those evil plans. Oh, I’m sure people were screaming in horror and hiding under tables while the gunman mowed them down but how would the situation have changed if ten of the diners had been armed? Would the gunman have been able to kill two and injure nine if hollow points were flying back in his direction?
America has been dangerous for a long time. Yes, the odds are this type of terrible scene will never happen to you. But lately, the odds appear to be growing. Americans of all sorts are angry. Yesterday, we heard chief union thug Jimmy Hoffa exhorting fellow union thugs to “take the sons of bitches (in the tea party) out.” How long will it be until one of his lesser sane union thugs acts on this and actually takes out a tea party member? Every week, we see young “urban” beasts running in flash mobs attacking innocent people because they happen to be white and in the wrong place? How popular would these violent flash mobs be with these urban yoots if a victim emptied a magazine into the pack attacking them?
Violent people prey upon the weak and unprepared. Stupid liberals try to remedy the situation with more insane gun laws that prohibit honest people from protecting themselves. Only conservatives seem to be capable of understanding the simple fact that criminals don’t keep gun laws because they are CRIMINALS! Liberals are stupid that way. Other ways, too.
The only way Americans have a chance of protecting themselves is for every willing, capable law-abiding adult to carry a weapon. Otherwise, they can only hope for mercy. And when did a criminal ever show mercy? Are you willing to risk the lives of your family on the mercy or incompetence of an armed criminal? Me neither!
AWD never leaves the house without his Glock 23 which is chambered for .40 S&W. Why? Because there might be one time in my life where I have to use lethal force to protect myself, my family or another innocent person. I refuse to be a victim! Is it inconvenient sometimes to carry? Yes, it is. But the reward of knowing I am safe or at least have the chance to protect myself and others from a madman far outweighs the inconvenience.
I have encouraged everyone for years to acquire your concealed carry license if one is required in your state. Get a gun you can shoot and practice. Most gun battles take place within 7 feet. You don’t have to be a Navy Seal marksman. But you do have to have a gun!
Since we haven’t done this in a while, let’s discuss favorite guns for carry and favorite methods of carry. AWD uses an inside-the-belt holster that conceals my Glock very nicely. When I’m at the pool, I have the smaller Speedo holster. That was a joke. So share your knowledge and experience with those who are new to guns.
Don’t be a victim! Prepare yourself. I’m afraid we have many violent days coming real soon in this country