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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-24-2008, 09:53 AM Thread Starter
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Reason to own firearms.

I found this on another site. For me the reason to own boils down to, not trusting others for my and my loved ones safety.

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Reasons to Carry a Gun Today


My old grandpa said to me son, "There comes a time in every man's life when he stops bustin' knuckles and starts bustin' caps and usually it's when he becomes too old to take an ass whoopin'.

I don't carry a gun to kill people.
I carry a gun to keep from being killed.

I don't carry a gun to scare people.
I carry a gun because sometimes this world can be a scary place.

I don't carry a gun because I'm paranoid. I carry a gun because there are real threats in the world.

I don't carry a gun because I'm evil. I carry a gun because I have lived long enough to see the evil in the world.

I don't carry a gun because I hate the government. I carry a gun because I understand the limitations of government.

I don't carry a gun because I'm angry.
I carry a gun so that I don't have to spend the rest of my life hating myself for failing to be prepared.

I don't carry a gun because I want to shoot someone.
I carry a gun because I want to die at a ripe old age in my bed, and not on a sidewalk somewhere tomorrow afternoon.

I don't carry a gun because I'm a cowboy.
I carry a gun because, when I die and go to heaven, I want to be a cowboy.

I don't carry a gun to make me feel like a man.
I carry a gun because men know how to take care of themselves and the ones they love.

I don't carry a gun because I feel inadequate.
I carry a gun because unarmed and facing three armed thugs, I am inadequate.

I don't carry a gun because I love it.
I carry a gun because I love life and the people who make it meaningful to me.

Police Protection is an oxymoron.
Free citizens must protect themselves.

Police do not protect you from crime, they usually just investigate the crime after it happens and then call someone in to clean up the mess.

Personally, I carry a gun because I'm too young to die and too old to take an ass whoopin'.


I carry a firearm because I am a not a sheep, rather a sheepdog, capable of protecting myself and loved ones from wolves that prey upon sheep.

'Be who you are and say what you feel...Because those that matter...don't mind...And those that mind...don't matter.'

Ken.


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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-24-2008, 10:00 AM
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Thanks for the spelling correction in the title.

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Unfortunately because I'm law-abiding I can not carry.

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Unfortunately because I'm law-abiding I can not carry.
Hope you don't have any magazines w/more than 15rnd capacity then. Recently found out this is a no-no in Aurora.

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