I always enjoy hearing how my fellow citizens are working to advance Right to Carry Laws across the country and today I was forwarded an impassioned letter that definitely deserves to be shared. Navy Veteran Art Ellingsen sent the following note to his legislators in Illinois:
Please watch this brief news item from Orlando: [VIDEO]
Had that college girl lived in an Illinois State University owned dorm or a dorm owned by the U of I in Urbana, she, the victim would have been arrested.
Please change the laws in Illinois so that dorm rooms are considered people’s homes where guns may be used without a conceal carry card, just like any other homeowner or renter can.
Please change the laws so that crime victims don’t become criminals due to unjust laws.
Remember that criminals don’t care about those annoying signs which declare someplace to be a gun free zone.
Follow the Second Amendment. All gun control laws violate the 2nd Amendment.
Navy Veteran Art Ellingsen
Lifetime Member of Vietnam Veterans of America, Post 311
Member of American Legion, Edison Park Post 541
The story out of Orlando illustrates how UCF student Sable Nehme was able to deter two violent intruders, who had already attacked her boyfriend, from attacking her. The couple attend UCF and were in an apartment when they received a knock at the door. Upon answering, the intruders burst into the apartment and Sable’s boyfriend Nour Skargee was violently forced to the floor with a gun held to his head.
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