…..is to shoot yourself first.
A mother of three who became a voice of the gun-rights movement when she openly carried a loaded pistol to her daughter’s soccer game was fatally shot along with her husband, a parole officer and former prison guard, in an apparent murder-suicide at their home. — nbcnews
Just another sordid little tale about gun festishists who refuse to accept that the presence of a firearm actually amps up the danger level, not reduces it. And don’t tell me about trained, responsible consumers, either. This particular Pennsylvania hind was a state parole officer for 5 years, and had previously worked as a state prison guard.
So in a way, Deceased Soccer Mom keeps her status as a symbol in the gun debate.
One neighbor put it in perspective: “I’m a big hunter, and I support gun rights and I own guns,” he said. “I just think sometimes guns get into the hands of the wrong people and tragedies happen.”
Dadgummit, he’s right! Thing is, it happens all the time.