In the wake of terrorist attacks in the United States of America, a call to arms has arisen from local sheriffs.
In those first crucial minutes of any attack upon innocent citizens, anyone with a firearm and the courage to use it can slow the attackers down until local law enforcement arrives.
At the San Bernardino massacre, the attackers knew how much time they had until law enforcement would arrive. Law enforcement in this case arrived and fought bravely. But they could not stop the attackers there. One or two armed citizens could have meant the difference in fewer killed and wounded.
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I believe strongly in concealed-carry permits for citizens. When you are defending your own life or the lives of others, you must shoot. There can be no hesitation.
We must not allow liberals in Washington, D.C., and elsewhere to take away our Second Amendment right to bear arms!
Dana L. Stern Sr.