AR-15s can be used to defend our homes
Overlooked in the debate on semiautomatic weapons like the popular AR-15 is that gun’s defensive capabilities. Nearly all guns can be used offensively or defensively.
The Morning Call reported during this year’s Musikfest that Bethlehem police carried AR-15s as a defensive weapon.
We also read of the difficulty cities are having recruiting police officers. Should that trend continue, the individual will become more responsible for his own safety.
We also read, increasingly, of home invasions. An AR-15 with a magazine holding more than 10 rounds would be a good defense.
As for the Second Amendment, it is the people’s bulwark against people like Beto O’Rourke. Let’s be careful what we wish for. Thomas K. Tate North Whitehall Township