When you leave in the morning for work, school or just out, can you really say you are safe? We live in the new era where technology has came a long way from what is was many years ago. Along with these great modern changes also comes the brutal fact that we also live in an era where crime has sky rocketed to its highest peek. Every time you turn on the television, radio or just log on the web, we see and hear the truth about how we are living these days. The senseless killings and the robberies have became a real concern for many Americans now and days. Just walking to your vehicle can become frightening when you are parked in a parking garage or parked on the street where the lack of lighting becomes the main element to a robbery. Are we safe? how safe are we really?   No one wants to think that the only way to be sure we are safe is to carry a firearm. Carrying a firearm comes with responsibilities. Obtaining proper training can be the best investment while you carry your firearm. I mean even when you are the victim of a crime somehow you become the ” BAD GUY” with the laws that are constantly changing, giving the assailants more rights than you as the victim.

Remember that in a situation where you have no other choice but to draw and discharge your firearm striking your attacker, comes consequences. Just to think that we as law abiding citizens did not ever ask to be in a situation. Now after an attack, you find yourself in court because the attacker and a criminal attorney decided that what you did to him was wrong. Believe it or not there will be a judge or jury to award them any monies owed to them because we did not properly say “STOP” or ” GET AWAY”  somehow there is an attorney that will find that small technicality that will shift the wrong doing to you possibly placing you under arrest and legally charged.

Unfortunately that is the truth, as we hear about it all the time.  Are we ready for what comes after an attack and you had no choice but to defend yourself, your property that you have worked for your entire life or protecting your family that are the most important people in your life. Now we can’t assure that just because you are properly trained you will be exempt from all of this; however you can minimize the chances of you even getting in to a situation like this by simply being observant. Knowing where you are at all times and thinking outside the box if things just don’t seem right. Being prepared at all times will definitely be on your side. Practicing loud verbal commands  at home and spending some time at the range could be very helpful in a situation like this. knowing your firearm and the proper way of handling it can be very beneficial to you as well. Lets no fall victim to those who prey on hard working innocent citizens.

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