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.)