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Safe, Legal way to inform an aggressor you are carrying

Discussion in 'Legal' started by undeRGRound, Feb 16, 2013.

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  1. REDMASTA

    REDMASTA Member

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    If im off my property I would never mention my firearm and will not draw unless I see a weapon or think my life is in immediate danger (This does not mean just because someone wants to fight with you). The legal system will beat the hell out of you a lot worse than knuckling up with some ass hat. Drawing or even mentioning im armed really would have to be a last ditch option for me...
     
  2. Trent

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    Same here. In the NRA Personal Protection in the Home course they train to yell something like "Get out, I've got a gun and I've called the cops", or some variant.

    I would prefer NOT to give my position / location, disposition, armament status, alertness level, or strategy away to an unknown. Those are all advantages I have against an intruder.

    For all they know, I'm asleep, unarmed, unaware of their presence, and in a location "somewhere" in the house.

    I want to keep it that way as long as possible.
     
  3. smle41

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    I am thinking that between zxcvbob and 4seasons, we may have come the closest to a safe and legal way of "informing" the potential aggressor that we are armed.
    In one instance, putting my hand on the gun while in it's pocket holster was enough to make two adversaries think about their victim selection process again. We need not overtly, verbally, state we will fire for the lowlifes to figure it out (reaching under the counter, for example).
     
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  6. Frank Ettin

    Frank Ettin Moderator

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    Looks like it's winding down.
     
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