By Tom Knighton
Guns save lives.
We’ve said that a thousand times here at Bearing Arms and we’re not unique. Every gun website on the internet has made that argument, and we’re not unique either. Just about every gun rights activist and supporter has made the same claim.
And, more importantly, we can back it up with both data and anecdotes, such as the pharmacist who stopped a robbery in his store.
Wasim Amir, owner of Karemore, said two men wearing ski masks walked into the pharmacy on Somerset Avenue.
Amir was sitting in his office when the suspects entered the pharmacy, but looked up when he heard some commotion.
“The man with the rifle ordered everyone down on the ground,” Amir said, “including one customer, a woman, who happened to be in the store.”
When Amir realized a robbery was in progress, he said he took his revolver out of a desk drawer and started to walk out into the shop holding the handgun. He was met by the would-be robber, who pointed the rifle at him, he said.
“I don’t know much about guns,” said Amir, “but it was a big gun and looked like an assault weapon.
“When he saw my revolver,” Amir said, “he …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms