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To the editor:
People sometimes think of a perfect world with no problems etc. — a utopian mindset, so to speak.
The reality of it is, utopia is confined only to a person’s mind. It just will not happen in the real world.
The real world does consist of the good, bad and ugly. Each of those things do affect people in various ways. Unfortunately, some bad/ugly things do occur to good people.
Some people think getting rid of all guns will end all the bad/ugly, and everything will be just hunkie dorie.
People who believe in gun control are not going to be there to protect you. They will put you in a defenseless position. You are on your own.
Calling 9-1-1 for help is limiting and gives a false sense of security. The minimum response time for a cop to show up is about four minutes. With someone trying to harm you, four minutes is a long wait.
Someone who is hell bent on killing you is not going to take a time out to listen to your reasoning. You must meet deadly force with deadly force.
As serious as it is, you must be prepared to defend yourself. Be well armed, well prepared and well trained is the best course to take.
The only gun control a person should be concerned about is hitting what you are aiming at.