‘Be a Survivor, Not a Victim’ – Woman Who Held Burglar at Gunpoint

PERFECT example of someone who never felt she needed a gun, but was trained on proper gun use and ended up saving her life.

Reclaim Our Republic

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23 Mar 2014 by AWR Hawkins

On March 14th Breitbart News reported on how Lisa Atkins pulled a handgun on a burglar in her home and pinned him down until police arrived 23 minutes later.

The burglar, Joseph Baker, broke through two doors to get inside Atkins’s Junction City, Oregon, home at approximately 9 a.m. on March 12th.

Breitbart News recently talked to Atkins about that morning, asking about her experience with firearms and how it came about that she was ready to defend her life and property when the burglar appeared.

Atkins told us she is originally from the UK, so she did not grow up around guns and was not even exposed to one for the first 37 years of her life. Then she moved to the United States in 2005 and realized a gun “is an inanimate object, relying on its operator as to whether it is…

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