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Old June 20, 2018, 10:27 AM   #63
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Originally Posted by Colorado Redneck View Post
How effective is a gun against that kind of assailant? The OP is referencing a young lady with limited experience with firearms. Lots of gun owners might feel safe with that gun in the sock drawer, but when an intense situation unfolds how many will have the presence of mind to get the gun, call 911 and be capable of firing shots that will effectively stop an attack? I have no doubt that some people can use a gun effectively AND legally. But IMO many people are kidding themselves.

Just pointing out there are other options. We have both guns and mace.
I wasn't trying to slam your suggestion, just asking about some of its effectiveness since I've never owned/used Bear Spray. As far as the effectiveness of a gun against someone on drugs and/or alcohol, a lot of it would depend on where they were hit.
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