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A Mississippi man refused to be a victim to armed robbers.  Two Mobile, Ala., residents had crossed state lines and entered the home, demanding that the residents hand over their car keys and a cell phone.  After one intruder pulled out his gun and hit one resident in the head, the other would-be victim grabbed a rifle and fired two shots.  The suspects fled.  Police used tracking dogs to catch one, and county deputies nabbed the other one later. (The Mississippi Press, Pascagoula, Miss., 5/27/15]

This month's posting reflects an example from "studies [which] indicate that firearms are used more than 2 million times a year for personal protection, and that the presence of a firearm, without a shot being fired, prevents crime in many instances.  Shooting usually can be justified only where crime constitutes an immediate, imminent threat to life, limb, or in some cases, property."

Reproduced from NRA's September 2015 edition of American Hunter magazine. (www.americanhunter.org)

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