Posted June 18, 2016 12:58 pm by Comments

By Bob Owens

long ar-15

My youngest daughter is very proud of herself this morning. She’s learning to cook, and made banana pancakes with her mom this morning. My older daughter is working on a project in the back yard with my darling wife, who I was lucky enough to meet 21 years ago last night.

I love them all dearly, and that is why I will never give up the best defense I have to protect them, my AR-15 carbine.

I’ve been watching politicians and activists tell me all week that I don’t “need” an AR-15 or similar firearms. I’m willing to bet that the vast majority of them have never fired an AR-15, and ff they did, it probably looked like this.

AR-15s are not “weapons of war”—they’ve never been general issue for any army in the world—but they are wonderful weapons to keep the peace and protect those I love.

A handgun is decent for close range self-defense, but as any expert will tell you, they’re a close-range, last-ditch weapon that we conceal carry in public because we simply don’t expect to meet deadly-force threats in the course of our daily lives. That’s precisely the same reason police officers only carry …Read the Rest

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