By Bob Owens
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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