Why The Nra May Have Been Armed

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Leaving the undead tangled in the branches of the downed trees, Dean and I followed the path of the microburst to the top of a ridge. I was amazed at the number of zombies wandering about the woods. They must have been leaving Slippery Rock in search of food. I wondered how many of the residents in hiding were left alive.
If a normal family were barricaded in their home this long, their food supply would be gone or nearly so. There wasn 't much more time for people to hide. Human beings were on the razor 's edge. Now was the time to make our stand or die trying.
Many of the people who had successfully hidden from the undead would become desperate, plunging into an abandoned grocery store or someone’s empty looking home. If the person were not careful and armed adequately, these places would become death traps.
In all my years of supporting gun control, I never thought I 'd see how the NRA may have been right. Citizens should have been armed. Owning and maintaining weapons would have given the living an edge. Being trained soldiers might have tipped the balance.
Our own worst enemy was our humanity. What we had proudly held as our most valuable trait had doomed so many. Millions of families had probably taken in a wounded individual. That friend or family member might have succumbed to a bite wound and was a ticking time bomb.
At some point, the wounded would die and turn, biting those who had taken care of them. Animals, on the other hand,…
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