The beginning of "getting it"

Discussion in 'Illinois Gun Forum' started by winds-of-change, Apr 5, 2014.

  1. winds-of-change

    winds-of-change The Balota's Staff Member

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    I hope this is the beginning of opening some eyes to the truth about conceal carry in the city of Chicago. We already had one guy lose his conceal carry license for brandishing. But here is the first (hopefully of many) positive stories of conceal carry. Let there please be more so the thugs will think twice before they go on their rampages. The citizens of Chicago are going to fight back!! And there will be no charges to those defending themselves legally.

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/...-fired-at-armed-male-20140405,0,2472485.story
     
  2. winds-of-change

    winds-of-change The Balota's Staff Member

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    It is time for the citizens of Chicago to take their city back from the bad guys.
     

  3. Tackleberry1

    Tackleberry1 New Member

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    Good thread Winds... As an Illinois gal, It would be great of you to keep updating this with local "good shoot/armed citizens" stories from Chicago.

    I'm certain there will be many more to come as citizens throw off the false yoke of Police Protection and see to their own security.

    Tack
     
  4. winds-of-change

    winds-of-change The Balota's Staff Member

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    Hmmm..........just heard he missed both the bad guys. I think he needs more range time.
     
  5. Doc3402

    Doc3402 New Member

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    There are two things that bother me about this story, and neither one of them has anything to do with this man defending himself.

    Anyway, my hat is off to the gentleman who successfully defended himself, and the the authorities that see this as a true case of self defense.
     
  6. winds-of-change

    winds-of-change The Balota's Staff Member

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    It's a start for Chicago. They're heading in the right direction. This is going to turn the city around, I'm sure about that.

    This was the news report the other day.........

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/...-west-side-shootings-20140404,0,1187304.story

    I have a feeling things are going to turn around in Chicago.
     
  7. Doc3402

    Doc3402 New Member

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    Admittedly, I don't pay a lot of attention to Chicago news, but I can say legal concealed carry has helped here in Florida. It's not going to be the minor miracle that many hope for, but it will make a difference. Jacksonville, which has nowhere near the population density of Chicago, is still getting around 100 murders a year.
     
  8. AlphaKoncepts

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    Well then they need to start with Rham, McCarthy, most of the Alderman, Cassidy, and the whole entire Machine.
     
  9. winds-of-change

    winds-of-change The Balota's Staff Member

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    Well, yeah, but I was thinking the citizens of Chicago need to fight back against the thugs that rob, steal, rape, break into homes, etc. The politicians are a whole 'nother story.
     
  10. Eagle1803

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    Its time the city of Chicago get rid of the libs!
     
  11. winds-of-change

    winds-of-change The Balota's Staff Member

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    The libs aren't nearly as bad as the thugs!!!
     
  12. TekGreg

    TekGreg Lifetime Supporting Member Lifetime Supporter

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    The BEST police shooters can almost reach a 50% hit rate. Most hover somewhere around 30% in real-life, high-stress, adrenaline-filled shootings. Yes, range time helps, because when all the rest of your body is being wracked with fear and adrenaline, your gross motor muscle memory takes over and allows you to repeat what you've done 10,000's of times before. But most people still have relatively low hit rates.

    To me, this is one of the logical, factual reasons for large capacity magazines. If you are a realist, you can throw out 1/2 to 2/3 of the rounds as misses based on statistics. So a 15-round magazine gives you just five hits. With two to three attackers, the chance of ending the encounter with one magazine is very low.

    As far as describing the thugs, most of us would probably say the same thing, then add the guns they were carrying by make, model, finish, and what ammo they were carrying, if at all visible. :eek:

    Even though I don't live in Illinois, I watch this development and hope and pray for more stories like this to hit the Mainstream Media. If Chicago, the liberal bastion of socialism, is forced to reverse itself on guns because they start to reduce crime and save citizens, lesser liberal cities will be forced to examine it and we might then be able to start targeting the Gun Free Zones and be done with the disarmed fallacy once and for all.
     
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  13. Tackleberry1

    Tackleberry1 New Member

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    On the contrary Winds... The lib's are the reason you have THUGS.

    Welfare handouts, disrespecting Marriage and public disarmament are the ingredients necessary to breed a flock of hooligans... And they are pretty much the entire liberal platform.

    Tack
     
  14. PGM

    PGM New Member

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    If you did it would be empty.