I hear a lot about people who are against gun control and who feel that they need guns to protect themselves against intruders. How about this scenario:

An intruder breaks into your house, points a gun at you and demands money. You try to reach for your gun. Remember, you are a law-abiding citizen who may have never shot another person. The gunman, on the other hand, may have shot someone before and will not hesitate to shoot. You, on the other hand, may be a little hesitant about taking someone’s life.

A safer bet might just be to give the intruder what he wants and let him leave, then call the police.

Your life is worth more than a few bucks.

Gerald Pare, Poland

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