By Bob Owens
In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris, the top cops of Washington, D.C. and New York City suggested that citizens should take action to defend themselves if faced with a similar attack. These statements make sense to many gun owners, some of whom may already carry concealed, but what makes this astounding is that both of these police chiefs are viewed as two of the most anti-gun in the country.
On Sunday’s 60 Minutes, Washington D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier told Anderson Cooper, “Your options are run, hide, or fight. I always say, if you can get out, getting out is your first option, your best option. If you’re in a position to try and take the gunman down, to take the gunman out, it’s the best option for saving lives before police can get there. And that’s, you know, that’s kind of counterintuitive to what cops always tell people, right? We always tell people don’t, you know, don’t take action. Call 911. Don’t intervene in the robbery. We’ve never told people: take action. This is a different scenario.”
This is perplexing considering Chief Lanier’s history. The District has some of the strictest gun …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms