by Emily Rupertus - Wednesday, July 20, 2016
“The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun.” You’ve heard NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre say these words, and with each passing day, they prove to be truer and truer.
A dangerous, life-threatening situation can arise in a matter of seconds. Thankfully, our Founding Fathers gave us the right to defend ourselves, our families, and our communities. As law abiding citizens, we have the tools, resources, training, and bravery to stop evil in its tracks. And when the wolf is at the door, the good guys with guns know that we are our first line of defense.
For example, Marine veteran Scott Perkins didn’t think twice about his own life when he sprung into action to stop a violent attack on a local Sheriff’s deputy by drawing his concealed firearm. Check out Scott's story featured on NRA All Access: