why i carry ....

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by oscarmayer, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. oscarmayer

    oscarmayer New Member

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    I don't carry a gun to kill people. I carry a gun to keep from being killed.
    I don't carry a gun to scare people. I carry a gun because sometimes this world can be a scary place.
    I don't carry a gun because I'm paranoid. I carry a gun because there are real threats in this world.
    I don't carry a gun because I am evil. I carry a gun because I've lived long enough to see the evil in the world.
    I don't carry a gun because I hate the government. I carry a gun because I understand the limitations of government.
    I don't carry a gun because I'm angry. I carry a gun so that I don't have to spend the rest of my life hating myself for failing to be prepared.
    I don't carry a gun because my sex organs are too small. I carry a gun because I want to continue to use those sex organs for the purpose they were intended for a good long time to come.
    I don't carry a gun because I want to shoot someone. I carry a gun because I want to die at a ripe old age in my bed and not on a sidewalk somewhere tomorrow afternoon.
    I don't carry a gun to make me feel like a man. I carry a gun because a real man knows how to take care and protect their property, themselves and the ones they love.
    I don't carry a gun because I feel inadequate. I carry a gun because unarmed and facing armed thugs I am inadequate.
    I don't carry a gun because I love it. I carry a gun because I love life and the people who make it meaningful to me.
    I don't carry a gun to shoot to kill someone. I carry a gun and would shoot as necessary to stay alive. If the assailant dies as a result of a desire to harm me, it's no loss to society.
  2. 38 special

    38 special New Member

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    good one oscar
  3. bizy

    bizy New Member

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    THATS WHAT I'M TALKING ABOUT!!

    The first time I told a friend that I had applied for a CWL he told me, "Only cowards carry guns.."

    However, He now has a CCW..
  4. JUNKKING

    JUNKKING Active Member

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    Very well said. I carry for the same reason I don't wear flip flops.
  5. PCMeanie

    PCMeanie New Member

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    Pulled this one right out of the archives, didn't I?

    I love the search feature!! :D

    Oscar, you have no idea how true these statements are! The first time I saw this it was on the wall of a gun store in Daytona Beach, FL and I stood there reading it over and over with my jaw dropped. I had never known how to explain in plain english to someone why I carry a weapon. I read it over and over trying to memorize it, and obviously my old brain don't work like it once did!

    I was so pleased to find these words where I could actually write them down and have my own copy! I have no clue who the original author is, but I thank them for putting into writting the words I could never find on my own!
  6. gunguy25

    gunguy25 New Member

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    Amen brother!
  7. johnlives4christ

    johnlives4christ Former Guest

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    i been called a coward for carrying a gun. people have questioned my faith in God, saying that i have dont trust in God because i am carrying a gun.
  8. Zane71464

    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

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    Very well said oscarmayer!
  9. wyoredot

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    And a BIG +1 from me!
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