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Dave Kopel

Violence around the world is causing a change
in firearm policies in many countries, and also a
pro-gun shift in attitude here in the United States.

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vildoers who worship terrorism are perpetrating lone-wolf attacks
around the globe. Sydney, Jerusalem, Ontario, New York City and Paris
[see sidebar on Page 41] are places where high-profile attacks have
occurred. Again and again, we see that good guys with guns stop bad
guys with guns (or knives). The life-or-death question is how long it
takes for the good guy with a gun to arrive.

In the United
States and other
nations, more
and more people
are recognizing
that victims have
the best chance
of survival when they can be the first responders. Fewer people now believe the line from former
nyc Mayor Michael Bloomberg's spokesperson Shannon Watts that successful armed self-defense
"never happens."
Let's take a look at an event that Watts says "never happens"-when a good guy with a gun
stopped a rampage.
Attack In The Heartland
Thirty-year-old Alton Nolen called himself "Jah'Keem Yisrael." His Facebook site included pictures of
Osama bin Laden, the 9/11 attacks and a beheading. He had been sent to prison in 2011 for assaulting
a police officer, and was released in March 2013.
On Sept. 25, 2014, Nolen was suspended from his job at Vaughan Foods in Moore, Okla., because
of a confrontation with a female employee. Later that day, he returned to the facility armed with an
8-inch knife that he had used for chopping fruits and vegetables. Near the main entrance of the plant,
he decapitated 54-year-old grandmother Colleen Hufford. He then entered the building and stabbed
and tried to decapitate 43-year-old Traci Johnson.
That was when a good guy with a gun showed up. Mark Vaughan is the company's chief operating
officer, and also a reserve deputy with the Oklahoma County Sheriff 's Office. He had an ar-15 rifle in
his vehicle, which runs contrary to the advice of the Bradys.
After retrieving the rifle, Vaughan fired three times, stopping the attack. Nolen survived and is
awaiting trial for murder and attempted murder. The time from the beginning of the 911 call, made by an
office employee right after the attack began, to the first defensive gunshot was a little over three minutes.
Oklahoma's laws foster a culture of safety. Businesses can allow defensive arms in a workplace.
Employees have the right to keep their guns in cars in a corporate parking lot. Responsible adults with
safety training and a background check can obtain a permit to carry a handgun for lawful protection.
The safety culture saved lives in Moore.
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