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Pavulon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-21-08 10:38 AM
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41. I can answer..
Both my wife and I have a CCW. She works in a hospital and they are always in the worst parts of town. Her hours are bizarre.

I almost never carry a weapon. If I do it is in the center console of a car. A ccw makes it less of a hassle to travel and stow handguns.

However I did have an incident where someone climbed into my window early am. This was 10 years ago.

The dog ran out barking and they were mid way through after knocking off all the plants on the window sill. I pointed a flashlight in their face and told them to get out of my fucking house house. He probably did not see the gun pointed at him. I was hungover.

Meth looking shirtless asshole there to steal my shit. That situation, in NC, meets criteria for using a weapon. I did not. Had he not stopped or reached for his pants I would have shot him. 2 month out of boot he is pretty lucky in retrospect.

Both my wife and i are educated middle class people. Not nuts. The reality is that having a weapon harms no one and in the event it is needed provides a useful function. Simple as that.
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