Dianne Sawyer and ABC News would have you believe that carrying a concealed weapon for self-defense and the defense of others is an act of futility. Two recent tragic events in South Carolina and one in Ohio cast doubt on their claim.
A robber who walked into the Columbia downtown Alcoholics Anonymous center, pulled out a gun and demanded money was killed in a burst of gunfire from an AA visitor’s gun, police said.
This is the second time in five weeks that a person with a concealed weapons permit has killed a person in the Midlands.
In early March, an Irmo pizza delivery man shot and killed an attacker who telephoned in a phony order. In that case, pizza man Christopher Miller shot and killed Paul Andrew Sturgill, 17, as Sturgill and three others tried to rob him, police said.