Protect What Is Most Precious | Lee Wrights 2014

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I have been called numerous things in the many years I have spent embroiled in various causes; but, until a couple of weeks ago I had never been called a gun wacko. Oddly enough I was labeled as such because of something I wrote that advocated individuals taking responsibility for their own defense. Because I encourage people to educate themselves in the area of self-defense, to avoid finding themselves at the mercy of criminals and over-zealous bureaucrats, I was labeled a gun nut. So, that is how it is these days? If you encourage people to defend themselves, you are some sort of mentally-challenged individual best suited for a private, padded room? My how times have changed.

When I was a youngster, growing up in the turbulent ’60′s, I learned quickly that self-defense was the most basic instinct instilled in mankind. I discovered, mostly out of necessity, that there is nothing stronger in human nature than the drive for self-preservation. I also learned that defense of self cannot be trusted to the hands of others that share the same natural disposition of self first. I learned that rarely was anyone in a position of authority around when I really needed them. In other words, those who were charged with my safety proved incapable of rendering the service. I was often forced to take matters into my own hands.

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2 thoughts on “Protect What Is Most Precious | Lee Wrights 2014

  1. William A Andrews December 3, 2013 / 12:56 PM

    Indeed tougher gun laws do not make citizens safer. In Jamaica, you can get life in prison just for possessing a bullet, yet the country has the highest murder rate in the world. Thanks for taking a stand on this.

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