Good Morning and Happy New Year
Well to start off this new year, I wanted to pass along some info from one of the best instructors and firearms experts in the good old USA today, Mass Ayoob!
So take a look at this info from his blog and if you ever get the chance to hear him in person, attend one of his training courses or read his books, I strongly urge you to do so. They are well worth the time, money and effort.
Listen in, stay safe and even learn something good today
|IN GUN-FREE ZONES by Massad Ayoob
Posted: 02 Jan 2015 06:53 AM PST
Last year, a man ran amok in a mental health facility in Pennsylvania. He murdered one victim and wounded a doctor before the doc drew his own small caliber pistol and shot the guy, stopping what might well have been a mass murder. The doc was not in compliance with the gun-free zone policy of the clinic. After the police pointed out how many lives he had saved, that problem sort of went away…
John Gavazzi runs an excellent podcast for ethicists and psychologists, called – appropriately enough – Ethics and Psychology.
I appeared on there recently when the topic in the first paragraph above was on the menu. As a subject matter expert on deadly force, I was the only one on the podcast panel who was notan attorney. Yes, you could say I was…shrink-wrapped. The podcast linked above runs about an hour.
I thought the topic was covered well; if you have an hour to spare, you can find it here:
I was one of three speakers who addressed the gun-free zone issue last September at the Gun Rights Policy Conference in Chicago, hosted by Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, and the Second Amendment foundation. If you have 40-45 minutes, those presentations can be found here:
And yes, I still say “gun-free zone” translates into “hunting preserve for psychopaths who hunt humans.”