I’m not a fan of private ownership of guns, and a politician’s unconditional support of the NRA is usually enough to cost him my vote.
But my son’s house was broken into Friday. And they came back on Monday to take what they’d missed on Friday.
Friday, a female housemate was home during the break-in, but she was in a closed, air-conditioned room all afternoon and didn’t hear a thing. Monday, my son was home during the break-in, but he was in a closed, air-conditioned room all afternoon and didn’t hear a thing. They were both lucky.
If I had a close friend who owned a gun, I wouldn’t hesitate to ask him to wait in my son’s living room this afternoon.
© 2012 by Bill Bickel unless otherwise noted.