Skip to comments.Why Do You Carry a Gun?
Posted on 08/09/2013 9:05:41 AM PDT by liizo
A general consensus question, "Why do you carry a gun?" Here are some sentiments from "Gun Owners": -We just want to be safe -Vigilance, not Paranoia -We Dont Want to Shoot Anyone -Its a Dangerous World
Non-Gun Owners views: -Gun People Think Theyre Rambo! -You Have to be Paranoid to Carry a Gun -Itll be the Wild West All Over Again! Theyre Going to Shoot us All!
What do you all think? Read the article why carry gun here
Because I can.
Because I’ve been randomly attacked for my religion.
Because I can’t carry a cop?
Because it can’t move around by itself?
‘Cuz cops are too heavy.
Because I choose too!
Cuz all the Trayvons that are out there that want to hurt me and my family.
Because of Obama’s sons...
Too young to die. Too old to fight fair. Back off.
Because a cop is too heavy and they are lousy shots.
Because phased plasma rifles are not yet available.
Because there are more Trayvon’s out there just waiting for their chance to attack.
I do it because I have an unbridled right to. I carry a 45 ACP with DRTs because it is just silly to shoot twice.
Because rocket launchers are a bit cumbersome.
I’ve been assaulted and seriously injured three times. For nearly two years I was stalked by a neighbor who came on my property, followed me around town and told people I frightened him and he was going to have to kill me. (I moved away and he continued to stalk me for 18 months, then finally give up.) I was going to stop carrying, but the house I moved into had formerly been a meth lab. People would get out of prison and come looking for the former owner, sometimes at 2:00 am. Given the history, I feel much safer with the gun on me at all times.
Two cracked ribs, a broken wrist and 30 staples in my head, as a young Domino’s driver trying to follow the rules.
Because a spear is too bulky.
Years ago I heard a news report of an old man who got out of his car at a Kroger or some such store.
He was approached by an Obama Son and told the old man to give him his wallet, etc. The old man opened his car door and bent down to the console. The robber asked him, “what the hell you doin’?”
“I’m fixin’ to get my revolver and blow your f@cking head off!” Obama’s Son ran away.
Because a rocket launcher won’t fit in my purse.
Because it is the ultimate civilized act. You may not use force against me without a very real risk of being shot down. If you approach as a brute, intending to force your way upon me, you will probably die.
So you must interact with me as a civilized man.
Shoot, shovel, and shut up!
Or, shoot, pickup truck bed and a blanket, lonely country road, dump and forget.
I don’t need a reason to keep and bear arms.
Because I can't carry a thermonuclear device?
If you seriously have to ask this question, then you are either very poorly informed about today’s society, very, very insulated and protected, or just plain stupid...Maybe all of the above...
You remind me of what Bernard Goetz said; “If someone tries to impose their will on you and you have a gun then they have a problem.”
Because grenades lack a certain... precision.
Because I live in a city full of murderers and thieves and because no respectable gentleman travels about without his sidearm. Just picked up a 327 nightguard today as a matter of fact. Very respectable indeed.
Because it gives me time to get to scary black rifle(which I lost at the bottom of the creek)
A Texas Ranger was onec saked, “Why do you caryy a .45???
His reply, “Because they don’t make a .46...”
If not I hear they fit in bags like Pendleton.
An idea for your husband to get you for a gift when you have your baby. lol!
I carry one to ensure my rights are protected. Plus carrying the remote control for my armed reaper is too bulky.
For Christmas 2009 he bought me a Remington 700 SPS chambered in .308 for shooting coyotes. It’s enough for me, really! He has a couple .50 rifles and they’re just a bit too much for me!
because I live in a high crime area called the United States
Once his pin has been pulled...............
Mr. Grenade is NOT your friend.
I was too old to take an arsekicking when I was 18.
My answer as well.
Especially The Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch
A Reading from the Book of Armaments, Chapter 4, Verses 16 to 20:
Then did he raise on high the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch, saying, “Bless this, O Lord, that with it thou mayst blow thine enemies to tiny bits, in thy mercy.” And the people did rejoice and did feast upon the lambs and toads and tree-sloths and fruit-bats and orangutans and breakfast cereals ... Now did the Lord say, “First thou pullest the Holy Pin. Then thou must count to three. Three shall be the number of the counting and the number of the counting shall be three. Four shalt thou not count, neither shalt thou count two, excepting that thou then proceedeth to three. Five is right out. Once the number three, being the number of the counting, be reached, then lobbest thou the Holy Hand Grenade in the direction of thine foe, who, being naughty in my sight, shall snuff it.”
— Monty Python, “Monty Python and the Holy Grail”
NO THEY DON'T!!!
Yes they DO!!!
NO THEY DON'T!!!
Yes they DO!!!
a .50 Cal rifle would be bigger than YOU Megan!
Yes, it is. A firearm is the difference between a society wherein brute force rules and one wherein it doesn't. That is a change in the human condition so fundamental it shocks me that people can ignore it.
Now and then someone will bleat "Imagine a world without guns." And you can, it's easy. Ghengis Khan.
For the same reason I carry a tool bag wherever I go. Better to be prepared than prepped.
Of course, you do have to spell “Genghis” correctly... :-(
My light saber requires batteries.
For the same reason I carry a 1st aid kit:
“Just in case”
Because Obama doesn’t like me to.
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