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Ridgedale, MO

#24 Feb 6, 2013
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That is clearly a close case that is real. But it is also a where a gun would not have saved the victim unless perhaps she was wearing it in a holster gunfighter style. Owning a gun isn't the same thing as being trained in how to use one.
You're merely speculating. I'll say this, a woman with a gun is in a far better position to defend herself from a man attacking her with a knife than she would be without one.

This thread started off by questioning why anyone would need a gun in a church. I think the numerous incidents of violent acts committed inside churches, even right here in Jonesboro, more than sufficiently answers that question.

If you don't want to pack a gun to church, then don't. Others may make a different choice.

Jonesboro, AR

#25 Feb 6, 2013
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Such examples usually prove to be false. But even if true, none of them occurred in Arkansas.
Several years ago a woman at Southwest Church of Christ was beaten very badly. There have been numerous break-ins and robberies in recent years. In several of those there were people in the church when it happened. It's just a matter of time before one of these church robbing thugs decides to attack someone. Maybe the knowledge that some members may be armed will make them reconsider.

Farmington, AR

#26 Feb 12, 2013
I can't believe that with all the crazy killers targeting gun-free zones in almost every mass murder, that anyone could rationally determine that church carry by law-abiding CHCL permit holders should even be remotely challenged.

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