Got this in an emailthought it was good
I don't carry a gun to killpeople.
I carry a gun to keep from beingKilled.
I don't carry a gun to scare people.
Icarry a gun because sometimes this world can be a scaryplace.
I don't carry a gun because I'm paranoid.
I carry a gun because there are real threats in theworld.
I don't carry a gun because I'm evil.
Icarry a gun because I have lived long enough to see theevil in the world.
I don't carry a gun because Ihate the government.
I carry a gun because I understandthe limitations of government.
I don't carry a gunbecause I'm angry.
I carry a gun so that I don't have tospend the rest of my life hating
myself for failing to beprepared.
I don't carry a gun because I want toshoot someone.
I carry a gun because I want to die at a ripe old age in my bed, and not ona
sidewalk somewhere tomorrow afternoon.
I don't carry a gun because I'ma cowboy.
I carry a gun because, when I die and go toHeaven, I want to be a cowboy.
I don't carry a gunto make me feel like a man.
I carry a gun because men knowhow to take care of themselves and the ones theylove.
I don't carry a gun because I feelinadequate.
I carry a gun because, unarmed and facingthree armed thugs, I am inadequate.
I don't carry agun because I love it.
I carry a gun because I lovelife and the people who make it meaningful tome.
"Police Protection" is anoxymoron.Free citizens mustprotect
themselves. Police do not protect you fromcrime;...they usually just
investigate the crime after ithappens,...
and then call someone in to clean up themess.
Personally, I carry a gun because I'm tooyoung to die,..and too old to take an asswhuppin'."
author unknown (but obviouslybrilliant)....
(Remember, the average response timeto a 911 call is over 4minutes.
The averageresponse time of a 357 magnum is 1400feet per second.)