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Democrats Quiet As Pregnant Mom Saves Family With AR-15
Flopping Aces ^ | 11-08-19 | Daniel John Sobieski

Posted on 11/08/2019 12:37:10 PM PST by Starman417

Beto O’Rourke will never get the chance to take away the AR-15 kept in the home of Jeremy King of Lithia, Florida and hopefully no other Democrat will get the chance. Jeremy King and his family are grateful for that and for the right to keep and bear arms enshrined, without any asterisk, in the Second Amendment of the Constitution Democrats are claiming to be defending.

Yep, that AR-15, the very same “assault” weapon owned by bitter clingers said to endanger such families and the neighborhoods they live in. Instead it saved his family from an intruder who broke into his house, pistol-whipped Mr. King, grabbed his 11-tear-old daughter, and threatened to leave the King family another statistic buried deep in the morning news. As Spectrum News 9 tells the story:

The bruises and swelling on Jeremy King's face tells the story of a man on the receiving end of a brutal attack. But his actual account is far more harrowing than his injuries suggest….

“I’ve got a fractured eye socket, a fractured sinus cavity, a concussion, 20 stitches and three staples in my head,” said King, outside his home on Old Welcome Road in Lithia. “I took a severe beating.”

King said he was inside his home Wednesday when two masked men armed with guns barged in around 9:00pm. He said he doesn't know who they are, never met them and has no idea why he was targeted. Both men pointed guns at King while demanding money.

“They came in heavily hooded and masked. As soon as they had got the back door opened, they had a pistol on me and was grabbing my 11-year-old daughter,” he said.

King said one of the men started pistol-whipping him while another kicked him repeatedly in the head. His wife, who is eight months pregnant, was in the back bedroom and peeked out to see what was going on.

King said one of the men shot at her. She retreated, grabbed an AR-15 and returned fire.

“When he came toward the back door in her line of sight, she clipped him,” King said. “He made it from my back door to roughly 200 feet out in the front ditch before the AR did its thing.”

Police later found one of the assailants dead in a nearby ditch. This is just one of the many cases that happen every day of armed citizens saving lives with firearms, unheralded by the media, and portrayed as unstable bitter clingers by bloviating politicians surrounded by armed security.

Stephen Willeford certainly can remind both the grieving and the self-righteous that guns in general and the AR-15 in particular, which has been misrepresented by gun control zealots as an "assault rifle," can be used by good guys to save lives as well as by bad guys to take them.  He is the hero of Sutherland Springs, Texas, who, hearing the sound of gunfire at a nearby church, grabbed the AR-15 he had taught others to use as an NRA instructor and chased down the mass murderer who had shot up the First Baptist Church before he could continue his murder spree elsewhere:

The hero who last November stopped the gunman behind the deadly Texas church massacre said using an AR-15 enabled him to end the bloodshed.  In an emotional interview with CRTV's "Louder With Crowder" on Monday, Stephen Willeford described the gunfight and dramatic car chase that ensued to stop the shooter from slaughtering additional churchgoers. The former National Rifle Association instructor was home Sunday morning when his daughter told Willeford she had heard gunshots from the nearby Baptist church, prompting him to get his AR-15 rifle from his safe and load a magazine.  He ran to the church and confronted the alleged shooter, Devin Patrick Kelley, who fired shots at Willeford.  While taking cover behind a pickup truck, Willeford fired several shots at the gunman, who sped away in his car.

Willeford ran to a truck stopped at a stop sign and asked the driver to help him to stop Kelley, who had a history of domestic violence and had been kicked out of the military.  The two men pursued the gunman, whom [sic] officials say wore tactical gear and a bullet-proof vest, down a nearby highway until the vehicle eventually careened off the side of the road.  When police arrived, Kelley was found dead on the scene with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head as well as two other gunshot wounds – one on his leg and one on his torso.  Officials believe the gunman took his own life."If I had run out of the house with a pistol and faced a bulletproof vest and kevlar and helmets, it might have been futile," Willeford said.  "I ran out with an AR-15 and that's what he was shooting the place up with."

As one wag put it, a gun in the hand is better than a cop on a phone and the response time for a bullet from an AR15 fired in self-defense is a lot quicker than calling 911. Other non-scary weapons are just as lethal and the AR15 has been chosen by popular demanded as the defensive weapon of choice, despite an earlier nonsensical ruling by another federal judge:

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TOPICS: Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: ar15; banglist; florida; guns; hgcrybaby; raptor22; texas

1 posted on 11/08/2019 12:37:10 PM PST by Starman417
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To: Starman417

[[prompting him to get his AR-15 rifle from his safe and load a magazine.]]

Sad that we have to even keep them in cases locked away now- when seconds matter, locks may prove fatal


2 posted on 11/08/2019 12:43:34 PM PST by Bob434
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To: Starman417

Ralph Northam will send the police. Probably can take care of two things at once.


3 posted on 11/08/2019 12:51:32 PM PST by Luke21
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To: Bob434

And the magazine was empty. He grabbed a handful of rounds and loaded them in - iirc he had seven in the magazine when he got to the shooter. Oh - the hero ran barefoot from his house!


4 posted on 11/08/2019 12:54:56 PM PST by 21twelve (!)
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To: Starman417

Doesn’t fit their narrative.


5 posted on 11/08/2019 1:14:28 PM PST by SkyDancer ( ~ Just Consider Me A Random Fact Generator ~ Eat Sleep Fly Repeat ~)
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To: Starman417
(Excerpt) Read more at

That was a week ago.

Why do you want paid for repeating it?

6 posted on 11/08/2019 1:17:52 PM PST by humblegunner
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To: humblegunner

It shouldn’t surprise anyone, but nobody’s published anything about the dead perp.. You know, age, criminal history, maybe a photo..


7 posted on 11/08/2019 1:30:49 PM PST by Chainmail (Remember that half the people you meet are below average intelligence)
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To: 21twelve

The 30 round mags should be loaded to 29.


8 posted on 11/08/2019 1:38:07 PM PST by Cobra64 (Common sense isn’t common anymore.)
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To: humblegunner

This is a story which bears repeating.


9 posted on 11/08/2019 1:40:23 PM PST by muglywump (Seven days without laughter makes one weak.)
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To: Starman417

When ABC and CBS covered Beto’s remarks on one of the democratic presidential debates about taking away the AR-15s, they included audio of the audience clapping and agreeing with Beto. However, ABC and CBS didn’t cover King’s story.


10 posted on 11/08/2019 1:56:14 PM PST by convoter2016
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To: humblegunner

“Why do you want paid for repeating it?”

Lighten up, man! Some of us hadn’t read about this before. You really need to get off your high-horse and examine your saddle; your might just find that burr you’ve been sitting on.


11 posted on 11/08/2019 1:57:47 PM PST by beelzepug (OCD and proud of it!)
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To: humblegunner

Too bad Free Republic does not facilitate the blocking of obnoxious busy-body posters.


12 posted on 11/08/2019 3:30:28 PM PST by txrefugee
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