By Erika Haas
Women in Mississippi are taking their personal protection into their own hands by exercising their right to bear arms.
Lori Shelton, who always considered herself anti-gun, decided to take a firearms training course after her home was broken into just last month.
“I was always anti-gun,” she told News Channel 3. “I wasn’t really scared of them, I just decided I wanted to be anti-gun, and what a difference 24-hours makes.”
“I was getting ready for work, doing my normal routine, and I heard a noise as I was getting out of the shower,” Shelton recalled.
“I peeked through the blinds…and saw him looking at me. I mean we made complete eye contact,” Shelton said. “He proceeded to come through the back of the house, and I ran back and dialed 911.”
Her daughter was sleeping upstairs during the incident.
While police arrived in minutes, it took over an hour to locate the suspect.
According to Shelton, the intruder not only stole some of her antiques but her sense of security.
“It’s really hard. You don’t think about standing at the sink washing dishes, but with every dish that I wash, I’m constantly turning and looking over my shoulder to see if somebody is looking in,” …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms