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View Diary: Newspaper publishes interactive map of homes with gun permits. Gun nuts go crazy. (228 comments)

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  •  She may feel safer (5+ / 0-)

    but in reality, she's not safer. In fact, without extensive training...something gun owners rarely obtain...she's much more at risk of having the weapon used against her than being able to use it successfully against an assailant.

    Our daughter's godfather was a police officer, and that's what he told us, based on his experience with crime scenes where the victim was killed or shot with their own weapon. And this was a man who collected guns and was always armed, even off duty.

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