Armed Citizen Saves Cop’s Life

Sgt. Steven Means of the Early Police Department in Texas, is one law enforcement officer that is thankful for the Second Amendment right for citizens to bear arms.

Early is a small community in central Texas with a population of just under 3,000. Back in August of this year, several residents of the Peach House RV Park got into a squabble.  Seems one of the residents, 58 year old Charles Conner took issue to his neighbors’ dogs doing their business in his yard.

On that hot summer day, Conner got into an argument with 58 year old David House, one of the dog owners.  Conner eventually left the argument and went to his RV only to return with a gun that he used to shoot House dead with.  Hearing the gun shots, the other dog owner, 53 year old Valentina Calaci ran from her RV screaming.  That’s when Conner turned and shot her dead also.

In his fit of rage, Conner then turned and shot both the dogs that he felt started the whole confrontation.

Shortly thereafter, Sgt. Means responded to the shots fired call.  The moment he got out of his car, Conner opened fire on him and then took cover behind a large tree.  Means tried to return fire with his AR-15, but Conner had the better position.

Hearing all the gunfire outside, another resident of the RV park, Vic Stacy, looked to see what was happening.  When he saw that Conner had the better position, he felt that the officer’s life was in jeopardy.  Having a clear side view, he decided he needed to help the officer, so he took a shot from his vantage point and hit Conner in the thigh.  Although wounded, Conner was not giving up, so Stacy shot him again.  Sgt. Means was also able to get some shots off and eventually Conner was killed and the officer’s life was saved.

After other officers arrived at the scene and investigated what happened, they deemed Stacy to be the hero.  Brown County Sheriff Booby Grubbs commented, saying:

"The citizen that fired these shots did a tremendous job out there. Had he not had a gun and the presence of mind to do this, we don't know what the outcome would've been.”

This is just one of hundreds of cases where legally armed citizens have used their guns to protect themselves, their families and others.  In this case, it was a police officer whose life was saved by an armed citizen.  Tomorrow, it could be you or one of your loved ones, that is if Obama doesn’t steal them all away from us.

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  • Doodlebug

    Oh, oh this wasn't suppose to happen! A GUN used to SAVE a life???

    • har82

      Yes, you will never hear of this on communist news networks lol. - EVER -

    • Laddie

      Too bad that expert marks woman who was the first victim last week couldn't make this amazing story true. That would have shut those commies up. Unfortunately, must be a lot of commies as the % of Americans supporting gun control is now up to 65%. Mass brainwashing. You guys should know Obama can do this.

      • Jack

        There's a kind of strange weird goofiness to this post. I thought that the highly armed, highly trained lady who had all the registered guns was the victim, not the perp.

        Everybody here is right!! This story will never be on the front page of the NYT, or the WP. Two people shot to death in front of their homes never makes those papers. Oh, wait.....

        • Laddie

          The killer's mother who was the first victim had guns. That seems to be the answer to prevent mass murders. We have a proposal to have each school with armed guards. The killer's mom was armed. She's dead. There were two armed guards in Columbine. The guards returned fire but they could not have an effect on the rifles used. The ones the libs or 65% of Americans want to control.

        • sniper

          Lots of Vets are looking for a job,They will make great security guards.

        • Laddie

          One mass murder with those military like rifles could not be stopped by two armed guards. Winder who will pay for these armed guards. How can we prove they are not libs.

    • Combat Veteran Seabee

      HOW INOPPORTUNE for the libs eh?
      love it!!

  • T Willy G

    When people understand how to use these tools and they are given the respect they deserve great things can come. The gun control debate is about those in power seeking more.

    • axmickl

      The debate is about those in power protecting themselves from the inevitable backlash.

  • Screeminmeeme

    The conservative: ''Great! Thank God a life was saved because a responsible gun owner used his weapon to take out a deranged shooter.''

    The liberal: ''Obviously, the dogs were the problem so ownership of them is prohibited.''

    • PYPYPY

      The left know that only a mad/derange or wacko would kill but their real agenda is to strip us of our 2nd amendment right. In addition, It is their intention to dismantle our Constitution bit by bit.

      • Cogitor

        If the gun-grabbers can bust the second amendment, how long will the others stand?

        • axmickl

          Tell me Cog, how many of the others are still standing? This administration has violated just about all of them now and our wonderful republican congress has done nothing about it.

        • cyber_hackster

          All these "Higher Educated" (Yale, Harvard, etc) cannot get it together and run this country --- What a sad scenario.....

        • guest

          One does NOT get "Higher Education" from Harvard (or Yale, for that matter) since it has been a leftist University for decades. As has Yale- and most of the other's as well. Those attending those schools have been thoroughly indoctrinated and brainwashed to the socialist agenda.
          So, as I said, they're NOT educated.

        • http://www.facebook.com/ecurbyy Bruce Brinkmann

          Oh, they're educated alright! Educated beyond their intelligence though. Anyone can become educated, to some degree, but intelligence is simply common sense, and they have none.

        • Ginger

          But they ARE indoctrinated.

        • Scottie14

          Oh, I beg to differ....as he ("o") said about his "dabling with cocaine, it IS a HIGHER education! Then you're supposed to come down on graduation day to get your sheepskin!

        • http://www.facebook.com/spencer.patton.35 Spencer Patton

          Education dosnt mean you have Morals or common sense.

        • Vette66

          And I doubt that the repubs will every do anything. BO and reid just keep shouting them down and the 51% that voted for BO think they have the right anti-american in their respective offices.

        • Ginger

          About a nanosecond.

        • frank907

          As I recall, the revolutionary war started because the soldiers of the king tried to take away the guns owned by law abiding colonists. The second amendment protects the rest of the constitution. That is why it is there.

        • Kent2012

          the gun control communists say that the revolution was started by 1/3 of the colonists, the right wingnuts. True, the rest were cowards

        • http://www.facebook.com/ghoughtby George Houghtby

          actually it was only 3% that fought Britain for our freedom - the rest were complacent sheep - sound familiar?

        • Kent2012

          Yes sir, close to the percentage of American men and women that serve in the military.....

      • sniper

        And they will have a fight on their hands.

      • Delf

        Given that the Constitution dictates what the government can NOT do to us, removing the 2nd pretty much makes the rest of the document a moot point.

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Rebecca-Koomans/100000587558670 Rebecca Koomans

        Under the new President OBITLER!

    • HappyClinger

      Oh, no; the liberal spin: Guns kill not only man, but man's best friend too! We've got to ban those evil guns!

      • True Patriot

        Yeah, the guns grew two legs and grew wings and flew up in the air and grew fingers to pull the trigger to kill. Sarcasm!!

        • True Patriot

          That's how imprudent liberals think. Stupidity!!

    • http://www.facebook.com/dean.braun.35 Dean Braun

      Don't give up the guns. The wolf, Obama, is at the door.

      • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/QHRUML5XFH7AMSWH63TQH7F7E4 MalikTous

        He's no wolf, he's a chupacabra or wolverine. Wolves are far more honourable.

        • guest

          He's no chupacabra (or wolf), he's a cockroach.

        • Screeminmeeme

          Malik......In my book Obama is a slimy little maggot who imagines himself the King of the World. The narcissist-in-chief is a zero.... a cipher......a nobody......nothing. He only got where he is because he is empowered by the Evil One who, when he is done using him, will utterly destroy him. The Devil always kills his own.

        • True Patriot

          Yeah, and he drags them to hell with him and tortures them for eternity. They ask for it.

        • makrov

          Not soon enough for me

        • ipsd48

          No wolves in africa.....but there ARE hyenas

      • pissed off conservative

        ohdumbo can pass any law he wants but he is not going to succeed in disarming americans..he will try but he will fail..he is about to wake up the sleeping giant..go for it ohdumbass

        • DEANS

          I refer to him as O-DAMN-YOU because that is his attitude when it comes to America and its citizens.

        • sniper

          Us military vets are waiting in the wings.

        • jjkrjw

          obama and napolitano consider vets "domestic terrorists" because they fear vets.

        • Kent2012

          that is because we can cause so much grief with a few rifles and a lot of knowledge

        • James

          In the Jewish Bible there is a phrase that goes something like "If you're just putting your armor on, don't boast like someone who is just taking his armor off". That is, someone who has survived the battle and gotten in some good licks in the process. As I read responses in a variety of posts and blogs, I fear that a bunch of us (myself included!) are doing a lot of boasting before the battle, painting ourselves as the hero of our own (imagined) story. I'm a vet, but not a combat vet, and I've heard that the real this is scary, unpredictable, dirty and painful. I am ready to plan with other concerned citizens, but let's spare ourselves - and others - of the boasting. Its going to get worse before it gets better. Stay the course, neighbors! Stay the course.

        • Kent2012

          true enough, but as you know in your heart, we are not pretending at the glory of victory rather defending what is right and ours. no heros here James, just determined Americans

        • centermass

          Once you realize and accept that we all end up dead...it's not scary.

        • Truth goes 100 MPH

          Drive on drill sgt!

        • John Wilch (TSgt, USAF Ret.)

          Hoorah, Bro, where do I sign up?

          US COMBAT VETERAN: Vietnam '68-'69, Door gunner, 1st Cavalry Division (AM).

          Retired E-6, hung up the spurs in '92.

        • Indiana_James

          Well said sir!,.......Oooh - Rah!

        • John Gould

          amen from another Hoosier

      • Screeminmeeme

        Dean Braun...Not to worry.....''From my cold dead hands.''

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Lisa-Breuer/1513142456 Lisa Breuer

        Do not forget: THEY KNOW they have a fire fight coming. DHS, a department that ONLY operates inside the country, purchased 1.6 Billion rounds. Billion. Unless they are amazingly bad shooters, this is NOT good. Screw people calling us conspiracy theorists anymore…Time is here to start educating everyone!!! (time is long past really, but you know what I mean)

        • Kent2012

          the communist gun banner pussies do not believe that, they think that we are getting lies spoonfed to us buy FOX

        • Laurence Almand

          NOTE: That is about five bullets for each and EVERY person, man woman and child, living in the USA.!

    • sreynolds

      Screemin meeme,, I have to disagree, a liberal values a dogs life over a human life, ( unless it is there own ) They will still and always blame the gun.

      • livefreeordie

        Yes, and according to PETA, we should not own dogs. We should free them. This will be great news to my two Chihuahuas!!!

    • rob

      obumer can do what he want's ...... we will still have our arms.
      KMA obumer

  • KarenLynnStaffordAntley

    This is the type of Texas people I hope are the majority. How is it possible that we have the type that had been pulling women over in the middle of the night and doings things to them? It seems impossible that the good cops would not take great measures to get rid of the bad cops. Today, I would defend a cop in that situation, but I will be damned before I let one pull me over anymore!

    • Patriot

      If in doubt, don't stop. Proceed to the nearest police station.
      If you have a cell phone call 911 and inform them that you feel uncomfortable pulling over and that your intentions are to proceed to the nearest police station.

      • Jim

        Go ahead and stop. Ask him/her if voted for Obama. If yes, sped off as fast as you can.

    • Combat Veteran Seabee

      Actually by law, you have the rigfht to drive to the nearest cop shop for validation of the cop, and stop!

  • gwedem5995

    They should publicize more of these stories, as this happens more than you think but you never hear of it.

    • Patriot

      Ya, it doesn't serve their political agenda.

    • http://www.facebook.com/joseph.yechout Joseph Yechout

      Right, you will never hear of this kind of " good work." in the wash. post.

      • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/QHRUML5XFH7AMSWH63TQH7F7E4 MalikTous

        Nor in other libtard rags from scam artist cities like Chicago, NYC, LA, and such. Fox might make it an item if we're lucky...

      • 57Chevy

        Nor will you on ABC, CBS or NBC News!!!!!!!!!!!

      • 57Chevy

        The Wash. Post is good for one thing, Kindling to start my wood stove!

        • http://www.facebook.com/WilliamCBenedict William C Benedict

          Wrong, Buckwheat! . . . It's really not safe to start your fire with. Smoked Liberal BS is hazardous to one's health and sanity. The WP does, however, make a fair-to-middling mulletwrapper . . . for wrapping the heads, tails, and guts in to throw away.

    • renkentom

      The question is where can you publicize such stories? The ( free )? press certainly would print the story as long as it was so far inbedded in their rag paper that no one would read it!

      • guest

        You don't actually think ANYONE reads those liberal rags, do you?

        • renkentom

          My point exactly!!!

        • http://www.facebook.com/WilliamCBenedict William C Benedict

          In a sense, you are right. ANYONE implies everyone. But no, only Damnfools . . . Liberals, and other satanists "read" Liberal rags. To "read" is to understand, and only a Damnfool can understand Liberal BS.

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Lisa-Breuer/1513142456 Lisa Breuer

        Do not be blind. A TON of people read those rags. That is how Obama gets elected. Instead of insulting the liberal papers, realize that the idiots ARE reading them and work on your own educational efforts to counter the idiocy.

        • Kent2012

          that and free phones

      • Indiana_James

        renkentom; Gun Rights magazines like 'American Hunter', American Rifleman', and 'Guns&Ammo' carry articles called 'The Armed Citizen'. Check them out.

    • sniper

      Guess who owns the media.

      • Kent2012

        george soretoes?

    • big wyo

      the NRA has been printing them for years check it out.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Robert-Mead/100003763986165 Robert Mead

    Just think if you go into a room full of guns, do you really want to pull yours first???

    • TheSunDidIt

      It's why everyone in a combat zone, armed to the teeth, is so polite. Even Generals.

      • justcrosstheborder

        I had to tell an officer while in my 12 months camping trip in VIETNAM to go an commit intercourse with himself. He was trying to tell us not to have a round in the chamber and the finger on the trigger. He was one of those puke that pushed papers in an office while we were in the jungle busting balls. He did not have much argument since I had the weapon and he was unarmed. As an infantry man I took my job serious. To defend the CONSTITUTION against enemies foreign & domestic. Folks if you have/had the privilege to serve, and especially in combat you know who to trust. Benghazi screams for justice.

      • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/QHRUML5XFH7AMSWH63TQH7F7E4 MalikTous

        Greatest examples of this is the Japanese language and certain customs built to encourage respect for the samurai. The katana sword and daikyu bow were the great weapons of the time, and adjusting the language to prevent insult to the bearers minimised fatalities among the innocent. The failure of 'weapons restrictions' is as old or older; the proof dates back to the development of martial arts in China to counter government theft of weapons from citizens. Our success could be ensured by scrapping all current gun laws except hunting and game management restrictions, and instead declaring each citizen individually responsible for his or her weapon while offering low cost training and ammo at shooting ranges. Going fully armed will work far better than such miserable failures as Cuba, mainland China, North Korea, and other Communist or Nazi gun-control pest holes.

    • Screeminmeeme

      Robert Mead....
      You agree with George:

      "The very atmosphere of firearms everywhere restrains evil interference; they deserve a place of honor with all that's good."..........George Washington.

      • Combat Veteran Seabee

        I don't remember the movie, but the scenario was like this, a couple of guys walk into a bar and all of a sudden, pull guns to rob the place, but they were in a cop bar and get confronted with like 60 shooters pointing at them!
        Did those concealed guns stop that robbery? Damn straight they did, and it was the guns, not the cops!!

    • AKPatriot

      That would make me behave, Robert.

    • Jane

      Do the kids keep them displayed on their desks. Do I need to keep out on my dinner table when dining out. Sounds like new etiquette. Won't need concealed weapon laws.

  • Burlington

    LaPierre gave a brilliant defense but the Alinskyites have him in their sights. There was shouting and screaming. Alinsky rule #13 is at work.

    • MSGT JOHN CORREA

      Burliington, I believe the origional 'gun-rule' came from the "Communist Rule for Revolution" (1919) (14) (C) "Cause the registration of all firearms on some pretext with the view of confiscation of them and leaving the population helpless." It has always been the Democrats dream in America to disarm the American people. Know America's enemies.
      MSGT JOHN CORREA
      USAF (RET)

    • Malcolm

      Excuse me. This comes directly from the great Antonio Gramsci, the true father of communism. He is so much more influential than Saul. I think you guys need to study your left wing influence Know your enemy. ANTONIO GRAMSCI. Look him up. Beware.

      • Burlington

        Hey Malcolm,
        I know commies and know Gramsci too. Alinsky WAS a Gramsci commie.

  • Mary

    now, this is what I am talking about....A man's life saved

  • samauri_sam

    Shh! Don't let the left wingers hear about this, they'll have to learn a new mantra!

    • cmdorsey

      The Chinese are pressuring the communleftsocialistnazis to begin confiscating guns.

      • mcclain

        this is about as crazy as it gets.do the chinese really think that we would even consider letting them be involved in our gun issue.don't make me laugh!!

        • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/QHRUML5XFH7AMSWH63TQH7F7E4 MalikTous

          Mainland China is already a major contributor to scum like the Brady scam campaign.

        • cmdorsey

          Wouldn't a good, belly laugh feel good? The LEGAL CITIZENS of this country haven't been able to do that for 4+ years. We get assaulted every damn day with another page of our Constitution ripped to shreds. Look what they did to Nixon for - compared to Adolf Hussein Islamobama - something that is as bad as a kid skipping school for a day. He's broken every oath, ignored every law ever written and if a law isn't written that he wants, he just signs an exec. order. He is a POS and so is his murderous partner in crime Eric 'good for nothing' Holder.

        • makrov

          They are trying

      • axmickl

        During the 2nd war, the Japanese Premere wanted his army to prepare to invade the US mainland. Admiral Yamamoto told him it was impossible because in this country there would be a rifle aimed at them from behind every blade of grass. The Chinese know that so they want the leftests to disarm us so they won't have to watch behind all that grass as they take us over.

        • cmdorsey

          Why can't the leftists and communists just leave us alone? Conservatives, on the most part, just work, support their families, worship God and mind their own business. The only time we don't mind our own business is when the Leftists/Communists/Socialists/Nazis
          (LCSN's) get into our business.

  • http://www.facebook.com/pat.schmidt.9638 Pat Schmidt

    You need only to look at Chicago or any other city when guns are prohibited to see how well banning guns works! When guns are banned only the criminals have guns.

    • Patriot

      Yes, and in Chicago, they arrest the good guy. Weird but true!

    • Nick

      What right wing nutcase people do you get your information from. I means really. Guns are not banned, outlawed or any other word in Chicago. GEEZ. FACTS

      • tagdogs

        They tried banning all guns, but the courts ruled otherwise. However, they still have probably the most restrictive gun control laws of any city--yet their crime rate and murder rate is one the highest if not the highest in the nation. There is a city in (I beleive) North Carolina that requires everybody to own a gun and their crime rate is nothing--Gee, I wonder why? Could be criminals don't want to take the chance!

        • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/QHRUML5XFH7AMSWH63TQH7F7E4 MalikTous

          It's in GA, the town of Kennesaw. Worst crimes are egg throwing and graffiti; anything more can get you shot by the victim...

        • Nick

          Obviously no moochers in a small NC town. Many moochers in one of the largest cities in US. guess that proves the moocher theory. There were no assault like rifle bans in Chicago (except for ones that had too many loopholes passed in 1993). Commies not talking about banning guns but controlling guns (like the one used in latest mass murder). There is a difference. Crime is high in Chicago. It usually is where there is widespread poverty. Moocher theory again. If we successfully take away their gifts, they will be poorer. Crime goes up. Commies want more fun control.

        • sniper

          A lot of us in NC are packing.

        • Grandmaw

          The city where everyone is required to have a gun is Kennesaw, Georgia.

      • JT1964

        Chicago had a ban on handguns for 28 years. It was repealed in June of 2010 by the SCOTUS. I'm thinking that you're comment is made in jest, but if you are serious, you can check it out by googling "Chicago Gun Ban". The ban never decreased violent crime in Chicago, as it has always been close to the top of the list of murders, rapes and muggings.

        • 57Chevy

          And que*** , lesies & Bathhouse clubs! Just ask our Dictator!!!!! He's a dedicated member!!!

      • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/QHRUML5XFH7AMSWH63TQH7F7E4 MalikTous

        What libtard nutcases are you listening to, Nick? Ever heard of Morton Grove IL? Crime capital of IL with a gun ban? Wake up!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/L2NWA372MSYDAA3FQSPDAEVFEI K D

        what left-wing nutcase arse do you have you head stuck into?
        One of the most restrictive gun zones is IL amd in IL that is Chicago - and what city has the highst murder rate of any city in the US - that would be Chicago, IL

    • renkentom

      Check out Great Britain's record of mayhem since they outlawed guns. They are listed as the most violent country in Europe.

    • harleydavidson

      yes, someone is shot almost every weekend in chicago. read it in chicagotribune.com

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/John-Grubb/100000743606161 John Grubb

    Don,t let the rooster fish in the W.H. hear about this,he will take the hero,s gun!

    • Believer

      Of all people to look into the gun policy they want to pass - joe biden - good grief if anyone could shoot themselves in the foot it's him - he's a joke

      • justcrosstheborder

        obama is using the biggest useful idiot that he can find. Notice odumbo use biden, hitllary,kerry and many others that were trying to be nominated for democratic presidential candidacy. He just took everyone of them out of the equation. Now the old bag, faked a diplomatic flu, and is leaving to built the coffers for her run.

      • Combat Veteran Seabee

        Thanks for the chuckle!!!!

      • tagdogs

        If I remember correctly, wasn't he the idiot that was in charge of something before but forgot the website address or phone number.

  • Armyof 1

    This is a great Christmas story, the Police officer gets to go home to his Family and the bad guy is history, thanks to a responsible gun owner and his training skills.

    • Patriot

      Sure warms the cockles of my heart!

      • axmickl

        Scares the crap out of me! What are we to do with all these well intentioned people out there walking around with the means to defend themselves. Whats next? prayer in school?

        • Patriot

          You just never know the depths of the depravity the right won't go through to defend themselves, their neighbors, & their country. You just don't know:) I sure won't put prayer in school past them either! :)

        • twocolts

          I would rather face a well-intentioned bungler with a legal gun than an ill-intentioned career-criminal with a proven background of expert-killing, and loaded up with an arsenal of illegal guns..what's next, is that until more law-abiding people get armed, the innocent bodies will continue to pile up.

      • 57Chevy

        You Betcha, Semper Fi to him!

    • Renellin

      ...and the relatives of the dead neighbors (who were wrong to let their dog poop at his place, actually) get to inherit holy rv's for Christmas.

  • a_browning

    You won't see the main stream media talking about positive use of firearms like this.

  • pat

    They cant take what is not thiers to take unless THEY are willing to send thier nazi goonies to die trying for THEM.

    • axmickl

      Pat, your statement begs the question as to who the goonies might be. Would our military move to disarm their fathers and brothers? would this administration be able to assemble enough mercenaries to do it? Would local police officers take on that task? Who among us would be the Judus goats and raise their hands against the citizens. Could the marxists use the UN to supply the manpower to disarm us? I don't pretend to know but if I had to guess, it would be the local police. This group is composed of lifelong bullies who love to assert authority. Many of them would probably arrest their own fathers to be able to score a bust and push somebody around. I only hope he tries to use the black panthers.

      • Jack

        Well, the police pushed the Panthers around, too; the police murdered a bunch of them. Scum of the earth. But you're right; the police are craven bullies, and deserve to be treated the way we would treat UN mercenaries. There have been too many killings of citizens by police. The cop in this story was completely useless. Again, you're right. We should probably disarm the police; they kill more of us than we kill them.

        The only effective shooters in this story were the citizens, who were able to notch up the body count nicely. The cop -- go back to the donut shop, boy, and learn to take down one guy with a firearm.

    • Combat Veteran Seabee

      "A government that is large enough to give you all that you want, is also large enough to take all that you have." Thomas Jefferson!

  • http://twitter.com/chaotixjoe NamelessN00b

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AiDJgOX9HyQ

    Obama 'Ban' Assault Weapons Before Jan 1

  • http://twitter.com/DanStlMo DanStlMo

    Another good guy with a gun stopping a bad guy with a gun.

    • Renellin

      I wonder what this guy would have done if some teens had used his yard for a shortcut somewhere. What a wacko!

      • Freedom 2012

        Children should be taught to respect others property. Too bad partents do not teach that to children anymore.

        • Renellin

          You should clean up after your dog when living in close quarters like that as well.How are the children going to learn if the parents act like jerks themselves.

      • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/QHRUML5XFH7AMSWH63TQH7F7E4 MalikTous

        Sounds like that moron Zimmerman. Anyone can claim the trappings of authority though he lacks the substance. Being armed means taking responsibility for your weapon; given the same situation I'd prove why I would carry two sets of weapons. The set for outside hostile armed invaders would be loaded with standard bismuth or lead hollow points; the set for unruly neighbourhood brats would be loaded with riot rounds (rubber bullets or beanbags - or maybe good old rocksalt). It's kind of like choosing the edge of the sword for enemies and the flat for simple pests... or shooting hikime arrows into an unarmed mob and broadheads into an enemy army.

        • Renellin

          Yeah, that is not bad advice. But first, I probably wouldn't mind if they used my yard that way, as long as they didn't hurt anything. Then I would talk, not argue with their parents. If these failed to get the right result, I would perhaps try your solution.

        • http://profile.yahoo.com/L2NWA372MSYDAA3FQSPDAEVFEI K D

          So if you were in Zimmerman's position you would have done what exactly ? So you would have said thank you may I have another?

          When push comes to shove - you really think you would take the time to "discern" the level of threat? You think you would be able to tell in the instant of the threat - the level of threat? You are either a liar or an idiot or both. I think - both

      • http://www.facebook.com/grant.halverson.1 Grant Halverson

        You obviously don't know what you are talking about..

        • Renellin

          Wow. What a conversationalist. You attempt an insult without giving any information whatsoever. You garner such respect. Now what group of people is it that are most famous for trolling, adding nothing to the conversation, are completely unable to do anything but call people names and avoid the actual subject, while hoping all the while to get a rise out of somebody or otherwise distract from the subject which they're not capable of addressing anyway? There's 2 groups: fifth graders and liberals.

  • freedomringsforall

    Hooray for our rights and freedoms!!!

    impeach Obama who is a traitor and will not uphold the Constitution that he swore to uphold.

    This country, and so many of this countries once respected institutions, are being influenced and/or run by Fabians, Marxist, commie, fascist, dictatorial, morons.

    I am sure that there are many who would call me a moron for lumping those philosophies together but I in return would infer they ought to look in the mirror and then think about what all those philosophies have wrought on the earth and when all is said and done in history they have all wrought exactly the same in the end; slaughter, famine, and despair.

    We need to get these commie, fascist, Islamic terrorist coddling bunch of scum out of power in these United States.

    Then we need to work our tails off to get all of our freedoms and rights restored.

    We are the only hope left for this planet and for all those down trodden and less fortunate to look to as their hope for true freedom and all that it brings.

    We must stay united and take the hope, the light, and the right of freedom to every last corner and dark alley and to every last soul in this world.

    • Kent

      How come you take the time to type the same thing over and over and can't even get someone like MITT awith millions of dollars elected. Blame it on fraud. That's a cop out. You've been ranting for four years and not moved one inch. Like my teens used to say, put up or shut up. Your intellectual discourse does very much remind me of. My Pre teens. Same caliber. So what's the big next move. Commies keep expanding. Not so much with the Fabians. They have fallen out of favor.

    • Combat Veteran Seabee

      Damn well STATED!! Brought a tear to this old veterans eye, as the trutrh really hurts!
      And America doesn't even see it if it hit them square in the a$$!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/MWZ4QIAGWVSI4L5TG5DCP6APWQ Luis D Rey

    Where are our Conservative Big Mouths Bill O' and or G. sickening Rivera, Rush Binbaugh or Sean Insanity trying to interview this Stacy hero?

  • cowgirl20

    I wish there was a segment on all of the biased liberal news stations like...CBS, NBC, ABC, MSNBC..etc, that Conservatives were allowed their news of the day.....just 5 or 10 minutes out of each hour, then a lot of these stories would be heard, but that will never happen. It would be against the liberal agenda to keep people brainwashed and afraid of guns. I never did see the outcome of the Oregon mall shooter on liberal news once they found out that a shopper there pulled his gun and aimed at the shooter, the shooter then killed himself.....that is a real hero, he saved many lives that day in Oregon. I saw it on conservative news that came to my inbox. I doubt many liberals have even seen that story.

    • Renellin

      Thanks. I didn't know that myself.

      • Combat Veteran Seabee

        Yes it's true. As the shooter was trying to recharge his gun, he spied a LEGAL concealed carry permitted civilian reaching for his gun. I don't use the word weapon as that is the Military, "civilians have guns, the military have weapons," he stopped pulling it because an innocent went running behind the shooter and he was afraid that if he pulled and shot and missed, he would've hit the bystander, but the shooter, seeing that he was being confronted by an armed civilian, opted out by killing himself! He wouldn't get glory because it wouldn't be a "suicide by blue," stand off, it would have only been a self defense shot by an armed citizen that stopped the rampage!!!!

        Now that is the truth that you will never see or hear in the lame stream media!
        It's a little conflicting from what was posted before mine, but my narrative comes from the person himself who didn't shoot, but did cause the demise of said shooter by his actions!

        • Renellin

          This is one reason why I love the internet. Thanks for the news.

    • Paul

      Saw and heard that on several stations and read it in my newspaper. Guess you just don't keep up with the news. That story was well covered. Facts are so inconvenient.

  • Coleche

    This story was in the local news and reported on at KRBC, KTAB, and KTXS. I also know Vic personally. For those people that think all Democrats are anti Gun and anti second amendment, meet the hero that save an officers life. Vic Stacy, Democrat

    • Renellin

      But Vic's also a Texan, so it doesn't count. ;)

    • Patriot

      Good people doing the right thing is always a good thing!

    • Combat Veteran Seabee

      Not all, just the most radical! Oblowhole, reid, pelosi feinstein, etc!!!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/L2NWA372MSYDAA3FQSPDAEVFEI K D

    Again - self-control is the solution.
    I have secret urges to crash my car into other cars with Obama bumper stickers - yet I am able to restrain myself - but then again I was raised with boundaries, limits and more than a few swats to my disobedient behind.....oh and I understand that old pesky 10 Commandment thing....

    • Combat Veteran Seabee

      CUDO'S!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! When I was a child, my older brother and myself had these crosses that if you put them on a light, they would shine in the dark later on!
      I woke up one night to see mine moving side to side, but our window was closed and no wind was to be felt. Why did I awake at that precise moment? I never forgot that. I also had a really big physical fight with my older brother when we were like 7 and 9 respectfully, and he threw me down the first set of stairs outside our bedroom. I am still the shortest SEAL on record! My father, a Naval Officer, was one of the original U.D.T frogmen in WWll and helped prepare me for what I managed to become!
      I collected myself, wasn't hurt, and I was HELL BENT ON RETRIBUTION! But as I climbed the stairs, and I got to the top, there was this soft glow of light around my brother, and I lost all of my hatred and aggression at that moment!
      I, to this day, have never spoken about this until just now! WOW!!! But I never forgot it!
      Maybe I need to seek out our chaplain and ask a few questions!
      Merry Christmas from an old warrior that wasn't spared the rod in his youth, but taught the value of truth and honesty. I got the Garrison belt quite a few times for my indiscretions as a child!
      I am now 60 years old, but I can sit down, so you see you liberal fools, there is NO permanent damage unless you enforce some pseudo crap that makes people think that they are victims and not the solution!

      • http://www.facebook.com/grant.halverson.1 Grant Halverson

        Thanks for your service!

  • jwright673

    Curious that we have to find out about this incident here and not in the lamestream media. I guess good outcomes don't fit their agenda. Many sympathies to the families of the victims and kudos to Vic Stacy for his actions that no doubt prevented more killings.

    • Lady

      It was on MSNBC. CHECK IT OUT. Since you guys don't normally watch LSM not sure how you would know it was not on LSM. It was Chris Matthews......that's one of yiur favorites. Think Rcael mentioned it also.

  • Gray Fox

    Several years ago here in this town in GA.( I won't mention the name of the town ) of about 70000, not counting the military post, a convicted felon out on parole saved an officer's life who had been disarmed by several men and nearly beaten to death in a housing project. This felon ran to his apartment, got his illegal firearm and stopped them until police back-up arrived. Needless to say the felon was declared a hero and not charged. The mainstream media barely mentioned it but it was talked about for a long time on a local radio talk show. He did receive an award from the FOP I heard. I imagine this happens far more often than is reported.

    • Combat Veteran Seabee

      I'd rather be caught with an unregistered firearm when I don't need it, then be caught without one, when I do need it!!
      The 2nd Amendment is MY PISTOL PERMIT! And if enough Americans would think as such, this B.S. Oppressive liberal governent would wilt away!

    • Patriot

      Well, someone was using common sense!

  • http://www.facebook.com/john.wolf.35380 John Wolf

    CONNER HAD A POINT. THE LAMEASS LAW HAD A PART IN THIS BY NOT DOING ANYTHING ABOUT THE DOGS OR THE OWNERS. NOTE FOR FUTURE INTERVENTIONISTS. THIS TIME IT TURNED OUT OK, BUT WHO IS TO SAY THAT THE GUY IN THE UNIFORM IS THE GOOD GUY AND THE ONE NOT IS THE BAD GUY. DON'T ACT OUT OF A STATE OF IGNORANCE IS WHAT I 'M SAYING! YOU SEE WHERE I LIVE I'VE SEEN THE SAME PROBLEM AND THE LAW DOES NOTHING. LANDLORDS DO NOTHING. FRUSTRATION BUILDS INTO ANGER AND DESPERATION. WHEN THAT HAPPENS ACTION IS TAKEN TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM. CONNER SOLVED THE PROBLEM . IGNORING THE PROBLEM PROMPTED CONNER TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM.

    • Combat Veteran Seabee

      So why did you read between the lines if I may ask? Must be a liberal fool!
      2 people dead before the arrival of the police, yup, they protect you real well! Wait, a citizen protected and helped the police! How novel?

  • LIz

    did any of you stop to think if the hot head didn't have a gun in the first place they's all be alive???

    • Blindnation

      The hothead would've found another way to kill. Statistically homicides are actually more common with a blunt object than a firearm.

    • Combat Veteran Seabee

      Okay spin doctor! Does no criminal in chicago not HAVE A GUN? get real will you! I don't need a gun to kill you, all I NEED, is the will!
      If there is the will, there is the way! That is the truth. Now live with it!
      If you can touch someone, you can kill someone, just remember that!
      I have that capability,so do you now advocate for the amputation of my arms and hands as they can do irreperable damage?
      Wait, if you do, I could still teach others as the knowledge is in my head, so what's next, a beheading, with your logic?

      Utopia you will never see in your or any others persons life time!

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=629591346 Gary Jones

      Did you ever think that Obama and Holder just armed the drug cartels with assault weapons and they'll be for sale along th border to anyone who can afford.

  • http://www.facebook.com/pmcconathy1 Phil McConathy

    Guns can SAVE lives when in the hands of people who aren't deranged! We must NOT allow Obama and the liberal progressives to disarm freedom loving Americans! This guy and his socialist minions are trying their best to take down America without firing a s shot. It WON'T work!

    • Hick

      My my my. Mthe liberal progressives are up to 65%. That's how many support gun control. Mass brainwashing I would assume. Do the Reps have an antidote. Hope so. Better bring it out pronto.

  • warpmine

    How many times did these dogs go on Connor's lawn that all this got out of control. Had to have happened more than just once or twice without apology from dog owners who should have been more responsible for their animals. Guess we'll never find out what happened the previous 6 months.

    Yes, it was good that the gun was used for upholding the law in this case but still I wonder what transpired before setting Mr. Connor off.

  • chetohimler

    I'll quote an article I recently read...."The only bad assualt weapon, is the Liberal Media".

  • http://www.simplesearch.com/ California Architect

    This story will never make it into the mainstream national news.

  • obhfwb

    Well done sir and God bless you......

  • z328

    unfortunately the Left don't want to hear it....their ultimate objective is to eliminate citizens right to bear arms and to carry on with their evil agenda.

  • FlyTyer2

    Last night I took one of my guns out, loaded it and chambered a cartridge. The gun was now ready for action. I placed it on the table in front of me and cussed it out with the strongest language I could think of, I even threw things at it and threated to destroy it the next day. I eventually tired of my experiment and went to bed. When I awoke the gun was exactly where I had left it and it was still ready to shoot. It had many opportunities to attack me during my experiment and during the night while I slept. But, the gun took no actions against me. Yes, I guess guns by themselves are very dangerous.

    • faithandhonor

      EXCELLENT, Flytyer!!

    • Patriot

      Maybe you just don't know how to properly provoke a gun or it's developed a very thick skin :)

    • FlyTyer2

      In addition, remember that an unloaded gun is about as effective as a rock except that it harder to throw accurately and all you can do is throw it at your home intruder or your assailant one time, and one time only.

  • CSS Lov

    I can see a lot more blood shed if this regime and its Gestapo goons try to take law abiding citizens guns. They think they can break the law to confiscate our guns and do not seem to care about the 2nd amendment which gives us the right to bear arms to protect our families from tyranny and a tyrannical government.
    You would have to be an idiot to think thugs and killers would not be able to get guns leaving your families defenseless.

  • klsparrow

    Strange thing you don't hear a word about this in the liberal socialist media. I agree with the other comment it was the dogs that caused this. Dogs are killing people. We need to ban all dogs from civilian ownership.

    • Kay

      now now now. The NRA already said movies, video games and divorce. You guys know what to do now. No need to blame dogs.

  • AKPatriot

    Three words..."cold dead hands"

    • Patriot

      How about One word? :)

      WOLVERINES!

  • http://www.facebook.com/steven.pope.50 Steven Pope

    Big Government now wants to classify all citizens who own guns as threats to society because they view such freedoms as dangerous because any gum owner could be a person who is going to go and shoot kids just as they view any person who boards an aircraft as a potential hijcker

  • http://www.facebook.com/joseph.yechout Joseph Yechout

    If it was liberals reporting this, they would have blamed the man who helped the

    officer for having a gun and using it to harm a lawbreaker. Probably put him in
    jail and charge him for attempted murder.

  • Richard Gibbard

    Of course, the lefties will only concentrate on the first two people and their dogs getting killed.

  • Laura

    What happened to the latest mass killer's first victim. She had a ton of guns. locked and loaded and an expert marks woman. Ironical, I guess. If we outlaw divorce we will have fewer mass killings or maybe just video games and put prayer back in school. All very logical solutions to commie over reaction. I am really more partial to the "require everyone to own a gun". That appeared to work in a small town somewhere. Couldn't the NRA sponsor that.

    • LeSellers

      There were two such towns. One is Kennesaw, Georgia (May 1, 1982), the other I can't recall (Idaho, perhaps?). Both have had dramatic decreases in criminal activity (while surrounding "safe" areas saw theirs rise — one wonders why).

      Mr. O'bama, will there ever be any Jobs?

      • renkentom

        The only jobs our "leader" will be able to boast about will be low paying hamburg flippers and of course government jobs, mostly in the IRS, who will be issued hand guns as standard office equipment necessary to collect the increased taxes he will impose on his puppets. It is so sad this country is so uninformed, greedy, and self centered. Our thanks for our dilemma started with "I did not have sex with that woman" Clinton and his leadership is seen in our youth of today.

    • Richard_B

      " That appeared to work in a small town somewhere." That was a town in GA and their crime rate dropped. The same year a northern town, maybe in Ohio, passed a law that banned all firearms. Their crime rate skyrocketed.

  • ProudUSAVet

    I am from Texas and have a CHL (Concealed Handgun License). I drive an F-150, a very popular vehicles for thieves, who just drive them across the border and use them for their narcotics transactions. I placed a sign on my truck's rear window: "This truck and nothing in it is worth losing your life!" right next to my NRA sticker. Once a motorcycle patrolman pulled up beside be at a red light and gave me a thumbs up. Since I live on the border (I can see airplanes landing in Juarez, Mexico, from by back yard), I always carry my .380 automatic with me, which is easy to coceal. For some reason, we are considered the safest city in the US, and we sit right next to one of the most violent cities in the world, with over 10,000 killed in the last six years. Gun control is a farce. Mexico has one of the strictest gun control laws in the world, yet look at all the violence. If an honest citizen uses a gun to defend his family, he goes to jail while the bad guys go free. This happened a couple of years ago in a smaill border town just west of here. A former mayor of the town had a restaurant and his niece was there helping him. A gang of thugs went in and held up the place and kidnapped the niece. The owner pulled out a gun and shot a couple of them but the rest got away with the niece. He was taken off to jail. But when the townspeople heard about it, they got together, freed the guy from jail, went looking for the kidnappers, found them and beat them to death, freeing the kidnapped girl. This happens all the time, but does not get mentioned in the American media.

    • MSGT JOHN CORREA

      I wonder what would happen if we as individuals appeared before a "Judge" who asks; "Do you have a permit to own and carry a gun? The legal answer would be; "Yes your Honor.... It is the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution that grants me the "Right" as an American citizen to own and carry a revolver, pistol, rifle. shotgun, or any other type of gun in existence for the protection of my family and my country against tyranny. We citizens have just as much right to own and carry guns just like you, Senators, and Congressmen, your Honor." The U.S. Constitution never intended for the elites to be the sole owners and carriers of guns. Otherwise this government would have never been a government by the people and for the people. I refuse to be a "subject" of any tyrannical government as we are witnessing today.
      MSGT JOHN CORREA
      USAF (RET)

  • renkentom

    The problem with this article is that no one will read it other than the people immediately involved or others who read this blog. The liberal press will do everything it can to suppress any article similar to this one and they won the printing presses. The NRA and other concerned citizens would be ostracized and belittled if they ran an article supporting self defense or heroic use of firearms. This country is no longer one that consists of free speech unless that speech is from a liberal point of view.

  • thestormy

    If one conceal carry citizen were to shoot one flash mob member,the flash mobs would stop. Wait!! What was I thinking!! Flash mobs only organize their cowardly deeds in gun free zones and city's. I would rather be judged by 12 than carried by 6.

  • Freedom 2012

    Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of unintentional deaths to children.
    In the United States in 2000, 6,466 children (0-18) were killed in motor vehicle
    crashes. This includes all deaths occurring to children who are drivers,
    passengers, pedestrians or other types of occupants in a form of transport.

    This is the cars fault, ban all cars!!!!!
    I am really tired of the liberals spreading their lies... After the shooting in Sandyhook my daughter and I were at dinner when we glanced at the tv in restuarant, Melodie ask if they knew who did it, an idiot turned around and said the NRA did it. I asked if he were insane!!!! He says he is a expert and owns guns but want to restrict others. I grew up with loaded guns all around the house not once did I touch the gun without permission. Maybe we should ban the liberal " do not punish the child for breaking the rules" parents and teachers.

  • mcclain

    I am tired of hearing how these anti gun nuts are yelling for more gun control.you could confiscate all the guns in the united states and do you really think this would rid of dangerous killings like what happened in newtown ct. give me a break.there are many,many inteligent things we can do to prevent these horrific events from happening. if we were to arm our principles and perhaps the teachers do you think maybe a crazy would think twice before attempting to go out and start shooting up our kids? also we could lock the doors and everyong;teachers,all those working at the school have a pass.if you don't have said pass they don't get in. as I have said;there are a lot of things we can do, encluding making sure people with mental problems do not get a license for guns.

  • 57girl

    I am glad to FINALLY see a story illustrating the fact that arming honest citizens can be a lifesaver. I'm sure stories such as this happen all of the time, but the Media seldom gives them the attention a shooting involving a nut case gets. Of course if these types of stories were prominent everyday, those Liberals who would like to confiscate our guns wouldn't have a prayer of a chance of ever succeeding ... not that they are likely to see success in their efforts anyway.

  • http://www.facebook.com/maxwell.friedlander Maxwell Friedlander

    Mr. Stacy did a great job saving the law enforcement person.

  • renkentom

    The Washington Post and other rag journals would probably headline this story as three people and two innocent dogs shop dead by assault weapons in Texas town.

  • http://twitter.com/angel13wowings Faye Shamblin

    How about this one where an armed citizen save a policeman's life Now we need to take our safety away NO NO NO We just need to prevent those that have problems not be able to get a gun (s) but that is not always the case due to if someone wants to kill they are going to do it one way or the other so get off you kick Obama and your mental VP he would be dangerous with a gun and so would you Obama

  • tagdogs

    It is really so sad that the "mainstream media" never reports about the good things that happen that involve the use of guns. They are only interested in their own political slanted views. To me they are forfeiting their right of a free press. I think it's time we start law suits and sue them for slander and liable for their false info they pass out that becomes harmful to every citizen and our ability to make important decisions.

  • chinook

    The liberal press will never acknowledge that something like this can happen

  • mcclain

    by the way has anyone heard the speach Obama made in honor of noughinway.I know I have not spelled the name of the senator from Hawaii that just died correctly. please forgive me.I heard his;Obamas speach and was not impressed.the man he was talking about deserved much better.Obama spoke more about himself than the senator.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003202862018 Patrick Murphy

    Liberals want the guns taken away so they can screw us out of our rights under the Constitution.When we cannot fight back they will really transform this country into liberal utopia the likes of which we have never seen.With guns we are citizens and without guns we are subjects.And if you do not understand the difference then you are part of the problem.

  • gary b

    They deserved to be shot since they would not control their dogs. Probably thought their dogs feces droppings were gifts from God and should be welcome on the nieghbors yard.
    However this story will never make the main stream media.

    • FlyTyer2

      Actually I have the same problem with neighborhood dogs and I do not blame the dogs for their instinctive actions of defecating where ever they happen to be. I do blame the dog owners, but I will not shoot them (the owners) for having no regard for another's property. I can only hope they move from my neighborhood. Now, on the other hand, if those same persons were to invade my home, they would be dead.

  • Jack

    All right!!! The dog-hater was removed from this earth, the two neighbors likewise, the cop humiliated, and the bystander lionized.

    All in one day, in one little space. Good thing all these folks could shoot!!!

    Too bad about the dogs.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1533046626 Robert Dungan

    Booby?

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/QHRUML5XFH7AMSWH63TQH7F7E4 MalikTous

    Modern translation of 'well regulated militia' should officially be 'keep the citizens armed and encourage their range time so the cops always have backup from people who can hit what they shoot at'. Brady needs to take her troupe of morons and board a boat to Cuba along with the Klintons, Biden, Holder, and the rest of the traitors in the anti-gun lobby.

  • giley1

    A story with a good ending. These kinds of stories and there are hundreds out there that go un-reported becasue the liberal media has their agenda and that is to put every American citizen at the mercy of an armed criminal.

  • Sandra Lee Smith

    Given that set of conditions, the outcome would likely NOT have been good for SGT Means; without Stacy's action. That was simple logistics. But as there were already 2 dead citizens and 2 dead dogs, it was a pretty safe bet the shooter wasn't going to give himself up! Well done, Mr Stacy!

  • Freodom

    Guess what...Americans will not give up their guns!

  • slickzip

    I wonder why we have not heard this story in the Main Stream Media,,,hummmmmmmmmmmmmmm

  • Michael Robert Roehm

    This is exactly how it should be and I bet this kind of life saving heroism happens more but goes unreported. Guns in the right civilian hands save lives! I love a happy ending!

  • QuisPercusit

    Where are the Candy assed commies Piers Morgan and Chris Matthews on this news story wher is the lame stream media hmmm??

  • sniper

    History shows the worst school disaster that happen in this country was in 1926 at a school in Michigan called Bath Consolidated School a total of 38 were killed and most of them were children,The person who did this first killed his wife went to this school but did not use a gun.he used Dynamite and before killing himself 58 other people were injured.He took his own life with a stick of Dynamite,Yes we do need security guards in all schools.

  • bhudda

    The gun grabbers don't care .In my life time the worst tradgity involving children was Jonestown Guinna .The children were killed with Kool Aid . Not one person wanted to ban or control Kool Aid .I was surprised when the white stag was shot during hunting season there wasn't a call for gun control ,

    • 1dingbat36

      Don't give the wrong product a bad name........the people of Jonestown were killed with grape Flavoraid, not KoolAid.

  • 7PastorCarmine7

    Liberals do not want us to Know these things is screws up their gun control argument.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000933966648 Aaron Freeman

    I've done this myself, except I was working as an armed security officer, and I assisted a CHP officer. He had stopped a DUI driver, and was arresting him. The guy decided that he didn't want to go to jail, so he threw an elbow, hitting the officer in the face, and breaking the officer's nose! I drew my 9mm Star 30M pistol, and ordered the idiot down on the ground, telling him that he's going to cooperate with the officer, or I'm going to triple tap him with my pistol... Needless to say, he was very cooperative with the officer from that point on. The officer had to go to the hospital afterwards, but he returned to my location later with lunch, and to say thank you for what I did. I told him, no worries; he'd have done the same for me!

  • john8c

    Cars in this country kill more people than guns...so all cars will be banned only politicians and police will be allowed to have cars

  • Watcher in the Rye

    By the end of 2013 Obama will have the Constitution eactly where he wants - in rags and tatters - he is a "One Man Government" who does exactly as he would do if he were back at home ruling Kenya.

  • mas1az

    How come the Conservative pundents don't dig around and find more true life stories and build on them media wise, to build a case for honest and responsible gunowners who have saved a life, whether it be a policeman or another citizen. I bet if they did, they'd find more stories of heroism that would trump mass murderers. Yet the liberal media won't mention such things connected to any truth that might hurt their agenda to eventually disarm all American's so our enemies can sweep in like the SS and remove anyone who's not in line with their ideologies.
    God bless America and responsible gun owners, which there are more of them than lunatics running around with AK-47s.

  • BO

    Thank God every one is not a liberal. I am sure the officer will be thanking God every night before he goes to sleep and kisses his wife and kids.

  • Ray2

    Where's the media?

  • lizaz

    A good guy with a gun took out a bad guy with a gun (paraphrase by LaPierre of the NRA today). I hope the "administration" will emphasize a need to address mental health issues, and leave our guns alone. The bad guys will always have guns, no matter what the laws...it's the mentally deranged people who require our attention....they can get guns too, no matter what the law!! "Gun free zones" are simply a target for those who want to kill.

  • Shermer

    The article doesn't say what sort of gun Mr Stacy used. Was it a semi-automatic with a 30 round clip, or just a plain old .22 or a handgun?

  • catnip24

    vic stacy is really cool. if obama has his way vic stacy wouldn't be allowed to have a gun. so when obama tries to ban guns does that mean the secret service protection won't have guns either. highly unlikely. obama can be protected by people with guns but obama doesn't want people to have guns to protect themselves or other people. another obama double standard.

    and speaking of double standards, why is obamacare alright to force upon almost all americans but congress, the senate and obama are exempt from obamacare? if it's not good enough for them then it's not good enough for us. that reeks of total discrimination. maybe a discrimination lawsuit is in order.

  • disqus_NIXWixiJ4r

    Here in now-laughing-stock Texas (remember Rick Perry?), the state legislature has bent over backwards to kiss up to animal rights activists. It's still ok to shoot the killer in some but not all cases, but shooting a dog or cat is now a felony and you will definitely go to jail. The killer would have probably gotten off shooting people, but he never should have shot those dogs - else he would have really been in trouble.

  • http://www.facebook.com/douglas.b.child Brad Child

    Wait a DARN minute!!! I NEVER heard this news report on the nightly national news. Oh wait, maybe its because somebody actually used their 2nd Amendment rights for GOOD!!! HEY LIBERALS...LOOK AT THAT. They must still have their heads in the sand (I or somewhere darker!)

  • FAAQ2

    His name is Booby Grubs ???

  • BillboyBaggins

    Let’s
    take an active roll and help get the word out about this petition.
    Sign the petition at wh dot gov/RzM7 and tell your friends!

    we petition the obama administration to: along with Congress, enact
    legislation eliminating gun free zones as an inherent danger to the
    People.

    Whereas, there were horrific shootings in Aurora CO, Newtown CT,
    Grundy VA, Greenville MS, Portland OR, Oak Creek WI, and other places
    around the United States;

    Whereas, the common factor in these crimes is that they took place in “gun free” zones;

    Whereas, evil people seek out areas where they know their victims will be unarmed and defenseless;

    Whereas, it is demonstrated that only the law abiding honor “gun free” zone laws, (and laws in general);

    Whereas, none of the victims of these horrible crimes had any means with which to defend themselves and others,

    Whereas, the People have a right to self defense;

    It is time to recognize that “gun free” zones do nothing to protect
    ordinary citizens, but create areas where citizens are vulnerable.

    “Gun free” zones must be banned.

  • BillboyBaggins

    Let’s take an active roll and help get the word out about this petition.
    Sign the petition at wh dot gov/RzM7 and tell your friends! We need to counter the anti gun petitions.

    We petition the Obama administration to: along with Congress, enact
    legislation eliminating gun free zones as an inherent danger to the
    People.

    Whereas, there were horrific shootings in Aurora CO, Newtown CT,
    Grundy VA, Greenville MS, Portland OR, Oak Creek WI, and other places
    around the United States;

    Whereas, the common factor in these crimes is that they took place in “gun free” zones;

    Whereas, evil people seek out areas where they know their victims will be unarmed and defenseless;

    Whereas . . .

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    “Gun free” zones must be banned.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Rebecca-Koomans/100000587558670 Rebecca Koomans

    Australians had most of their guns bought back by The Government quite a while ago, in knee-jerk reaction to the Tasmanian Port Arthur Tourist Park Killings... NOW we have MORE individual killings by weapons than ever, as the Criminals did not (obviously) hand back their GOOD weapons, just the crap! Sports shooters need a licence plus a permit now, but hand-guns (carry) need a person to be a highly-trained and certified with the job employment current to own or operate a handgun. But I have this to say: Don't hand your weapons in UNLESS you want to, PLUS you get a decent BUY-BACK price for them. If I was American under what I hear Obama is doing, I would just "dissappear" from Government view into the mountains along with like minded and defensive citizens.

  • Don

    You wont hear that on your nightly news. My hat is off to this hero.

  • http://www.facebook.com/grant.halverson.1 Grant Halverson

    I believe that this will start happening more and more. RESPONSIBLE and safe gun owners will start helping out the police as well as the people who say they Hate guns. Wonder how many people will change their minds once they are defended by us folks....? We'll see

  • CaptTurbo

    There are good guys and bad guys. There are no good guns or bad guns.

  • rustypipe

    It is a law in Ct. that .EVERY gun not being used MUST have a lock of some kind to keep it from being fired! What I would demand to know form the C.S.P. is....How many guns were in that house - and how many were locked?????

    • MSGT JOHN CORREA

      I can just see myself telling a would-be perpetrator who breaks into my home; "Wait a minute thief, let me get my key so I can unlock the trigger housing on my gun?" Only an idiot liberal Democrat would think of putting a locking device on a handgun.
      MSGT JOHN CORREA
      USAF (RET)

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_U5ORN4UKCGQWMV5FWMCLGLGBFY Wilber Fudd

    Gee, haven't seen this on the lame street media have we?

  • Truth goes 100 MPH

    I love a happy ending. How did the dogs make out?

  • TiredOfThePoliticalBullDookie

    Here's an interesting article, shared on face book yesterday - ENJOY!
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    DICK ACT of 1902
    . . . CAN'T BE REPEALED (GUN CONTROL FORBIDDEN)
    The Trump Card Enacted by the Congress Further Asserting the Second Amendment... as Untouchable

    The Dick Act of 1902 also known as the Efficiency of Militia Bill H.R. 11654, of June 28, 1902 invalidates all so-called gun-control laws. It also divides the militia into three distinct and separate entities. The three classes H.R. 11654 provides for are the organized militia, henceforth known as the National Guard of the State, Territory and District of Columbia , the unorganized militia and the regular army. The militia encompasses every able-bodied male between the ages of 18 and 45. All members of the unorganized militia have the absolute personal right and 2nd Amendment right to keep and bear arms of any type, and as many as they can afford to buy.
    The Dick Act of 1902 cannot be repealed; to do so would violate bills of attainder and ex post facto laws which would be yet another gross violation of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The President of the United States has zero authority without violating the Constitution to call the National Guard to serve outside of their State borders.

    The National Guard Militia can only be required by the National Government for limited purposes specified in the Constitution (to uphold the laws of the Union ; to suppress insurrection and repel invasion).
    These are the only purposes for which the General Government can call upon the
    National Guard.
    Attorney General Wickersham advised President Taft, "the Organized Militia
    (the National Guard) can not be employed for offensive warfare outside the
    limits of the United States ." The Honorable William Gordon, in a speech to the House on Thursday, October 4, 1917, proved that the action of President Wilson in ordering the
    Organized Militia (the National Guard) to fight a war in Europe was so blatantly unconstitutional that he felt Wilson ought to have been impeached.
    During the war with England an attempt was made by Congress to pass a bill authorizing the president to draft 100,000 men between the ages of 18 and 45 to invade enemy territory, Canada . The bill was defeated in the House by Daniel Webster on the precise point that Congress had no such power over the militia as to authorize it to empower the President to draft them into the regular army and send them out of the country.
    The fact is that the President has no constitutional right, under any circumstances, to draft men from the militia to fight outside the borders of the USA , and not even beyond the borders of their respective states. Today, we have a constitutional LAW which still stands in waiting for the legislators to obey the Constitution which they swore an oath to uphold.
    Charles Hughes of the American Bar Association (ABA) made a speech which is contained in the Appendix to Congressional Record, House, September 10, 1917,
    pages 6836-6840 which states: "The militia, within the meaning of these provisions of the Constitution is distinct from the Army of the United States ." In these pages we also find a statement made by Daniel Webster, "that the great principle of the Constitution on that subject is that the militia is the militia of the States and of the General Government; and thus being the militia of the States, there is no part of the Constitution worded with greater care and with more scrupulous jealousy than that which grants and limits the power of Congress over it."

    "This limitation upon the power to raise and support armies clearly establishes the intent and purpose of the framers of the Constitution to limit the power to raise and maintain a standing army to voluntary enlistment, because if the unlimited power to draft and conscript was intended to be conferred, it would have been a useless and puerile thing to limit the use of money for that purpose. Conscripted armies can be paid, but they are not
    required to be, and if it had been intended to confer the extraordinary power to draft the bodies of citizens and send them out of the country in direct conflict with the limitation upon the use of the militia imposed by the same section and article, certainly some restriction or limitation would have been imposed to restrain the unlimited use of such power."

    The Honorable William Gordon
    Congressional Record, House, Page 640 - 1917

    • FlyTyer2

      I did some basic research on the Dick Act of 1902 and found there to be a great deal of confusion as to its validity and even some question as to it having been repealed. I'll keep looking but hold no hopes for this Act from preventing the liberals from pursuing gun control that will allow criminals to have guns with which to take your property and at times, your life.

    • MSGT JOHN CORREA

      It's articles like these that I truly appreciate. It gives me the opportunity to conduct my own research before coming to any conclusions. Thanks for the info.
      MSGT JOHN CORREA
      USAF (RET)

  • gmhunt

    Pro gun - Vic Stacy - hero

    Anti gun - Conner killer - NO guns - Conner could not have killed in rage

  • 3CatLady

    Good for Vic and blessings be upon him. Unfortunately, there are people that say that the government will never "get the guns because we have the 2nd amendment". Just watch - the push is on and those who say it'll never happen are deluding themselves and anyone who listens to them. Anyone who underestimates this administration and the destruction of the constitution that they are perpetrating bit by bit are kidding themselves. I can happen and It did in Germany and Russia.

  • Nikita63

    The problem is: we all know that the mainstream media will NEVER publicize these types of events because it does not go with the corrupt agendas of President Obama to disarm the very people he is supposed to be DEFENDING and UPHOLDING the constitution FOR! He
    violates his oath of office every day; particularly when considering passage of ever increasing constitutional right diminishing legislation while attempting to convert us from a constitutional republic to a monolitic Marxist monstrousity. WE CANNOT LET THIS HAPPEN TO OURSELVES. Since the Newtown tragedy, China in a typical communist ploy has DEMANDED that this country disarm the civilian population. That should be a major flag even for the most liberal lunatics but, it likely will not be.

  • Jeronimo Dan

    As long as we Americans have this nations red blood flowing thru our veins, Obama is not going to get our weapons. Even true law enforcement will back their citizens on this one.

  • keepersleeper

    The 2nd Amendment will NEVER go down without a bitter fight to the end...there are more of us than them!

  • Indiana_James

    Let o bumbles TRY to confiscate legal guns,.....Civil War II will begin on that day. BRING IT, O BUMBLES,......BRING IT! We ARE ready for your 'brown shirted gestapo' thugs.

  • cmjay

    This won't be reported anywhere because this is a POSITIVE outcome for GUN OWNERS, however that POLICEMAN will be so THANKFUL and will have a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS with his family. GOD bless you , Mr. Stacy.

  • richard

    This all happened in West Texas about 100 miles SE of Abilene, Early is a suburb of the city of Brownsville. This is the way rual people in this part of the country live their lives, non of the big city poison, but there are bad people everywhere, just not as many out here.

  • giant33

    Hmmm, didn't see that story in the msm.

  • brabbie2002

    Take that liberals. It takes one deranged idiot to get all of you on the "take away guns. the guns are firing on us and killing us" kick. It takes one armed citizen to take our the deranged idiot while you are screaming gun control. Who is the better person - an armed citizen or a loud mouth liberal?

  • Brendajanetorres

    You won't be seeing this on your news channel!!!!

  • junkmailbin

    thank goodness that the local police did not shoot Vic Stacy for having a gun and committing bodily harm upon another person

  • Charlie

    Did PETA sue the police for not saving the dogs ? It would follow as stupid as the liberals mind set is at this time in human history.
    Glad that that Sgt. Means and Vic Stacy did not get harmed by the crazy that used his wepon of choice his gun, he could of used a knive as did the man from China.

  • gypsy314

    Well said and if liberal democrat have a chance they will steal our rights just like they did the election. But Americans will not give up there freedoms and rights not with out a fight. I hope a civil war does not come from Obama and democrats trying to take our freedoms and rights away one at a time seams like. So fight or die maybe our only choice soon enough. Why else would Obama and democrat be ordering so much ammo and spreading through out America. Do your self a favor and check out for your self the truth will wake you up.

  • kalamawashington

    I try to be even handed in these discussions, so I have one question. Would all of this happened of Mr. Connor had not had a gun? Was it a legally owned gun? I can see the left using that as an argument for the regulation of guns. If he had not had one, three people would probably still be alive. It is good that Mr. Stacy had a gun to slow down Mr. Connor, but in the first place, who fired first and with what.

  • mary singh

    Why doesnt Obama get up in front of the press core and tell this man 's story about how a man with a gun actually helped saved the cop. Obama only gets involved in Gun Storys when it suits his political purpose like in the Travon Martin"He could have been my son" Racist Sob Story...!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dan-Williams/100000740775101 Dan Williams

    This is the kind of story that you never hear about in the main stream media. So gad to hear about it this way at least.

  • Laurence Almand

    You can be sure the Socialist Media will completely black out this story!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Thomas-McAuliffe/100000061941685 Thomas McAuliffe

    obama thinks he can disarm us, but if we hold our ground he simply can't! there are too many of us and he can't kill all the millions with guns so i would say he has a large problem no one will take away my rights especially that dirt bag!

  • Bunny

    What people don't understand the bad guys will always be able to get guns through black maket, So the good guys will loose theirs and not be able to fight back. We need to stand up for our rights to have guns.

  • John Wilch (TSgt, USAF Ret.)

    Well done, Sir! That is one Officer that will be going home to his family, we have lost far to many because of nut cases with guns: "BAN THE CRAZY IDIOT (CRIMINAL), NOT THE GUN!"

    US COMBAT VETERAN: Vietnam '68-'69, Door gunner, 1st Cavalry Division (AM).

  • http://www.facebook.com/rcosenza1 Robert Cosenza

    we the people,who are the real government ovomit/satan and his treasonous vile un american administration are still trying to fool you,but we the people by me,never trusted or listened to a ineligible treasonous musmutt traitor or any of his laws,we do not comply with any laws this ineligible treasonous traitor passes,as they are all illegal,god bless the real president romney/ryan,sheriff joe and cold case posse,chuck norris,frank serpcio,and all legal american veternans/citizens.god bless america.yea thou i walk in the shadow of the valley of death,i will fear no evil/ovomit

  • tsitala

    Obama is every nasty name one can come up with to call him. He is evil.
    I have to give credit to one person I know, who by their own self admission, used to be very liberal. But, yes this person is very intelligent, has much common sense, which laid latent for awhile back in the day. Being very self studied, and read in history and politics, from way back to now, and looking back on the times of when they were liberal, his words to me were, "And then I grew up." Common sense.

  • fedup in fl

    I wrote a long commentary on this subject but, got so upset no one would want to read it.
    Buit I would like to say, the news media is at fault. The stories of civilians helping
    law enforcement, stopping crime etc.. should be reported and show the other side of the
    coin. The side where the presents of a gun in the right hands saved lives and
    protected property. But, they don't want to be fair. News media is too selective
    in their lib reporting. News should needs to be reported without a liberal slant.
    Too many ignorent people believe the tv/radio news reports as being gospel.
    For the ignorant trhat means the "truth", the whole truth. But thats another
    subject that needs to be explained to the liberal minions.

  • simpletony1

    Obviously when guns are outlawed only outlaws will have guns....asshole liberals

  • Joe

    These are the stories the mainstream media surpress in their Anti-gun trash!!!

  • mm

    Kind of a strange way to advocate gun ownership since the officer wouldn't have been in jeopardy to begin with if some idiot didn't own a gun. I'm not against owning guns but some people shouldn't have them and it sounds like Conner is one of them.

  • PastorRuth1

    Thank God! It is too bad someone was not armed and ready to defend those firemen who came to put out a fire only to be ambushed by the man who set it, obviously having a vendetta as him mother had willed money to the fire department. This same "crazy" was out of jail for killing his grandmother with a hammer, and apparently killed his sister as well. If he had been "put down" for the brutal hammer killing in 1980, he would not have been free to repeat the act on his sister, and the tragic loss of the 19 year old volunteer firemen and the chief who were both killed at the scene.

    Thankfully, this "crazy" then turned the gun on himself....I hate to say it, but had he done that to begin with, 4 people would be alive today and enjoying the lives that he cut short. He will have an eternity to consider his mistakes....

    The "death penalty" DOES deter as they are not able to kill again. And yes, the ONLY way to stop a bad man with a gun, is a good man with a gun. A sad lesson learned in NY by an off duty policemen who had to watch the entire scenario, unable to come to the aid of the victims. Next time you can be he will likely be armed!!

  • MrsBryant8

    If they really cared about stopping gun violence, they would register
    the criminals not the law abiding citizens. We need a Weapon Offenders
    database similar to the sex offenders one. The justice system could
    auto-populate it and licensed psychiatrists & parent/guardians could
    submit names of unstable people they care for. It would be open to the
    public so any seller of any lethal weapon (or ammunition) could check
    for the potential buyer’s name on the list. Put the rights, including
    right to privacy, back in the law abiding citizens hands. No
    registration for law abiding citizens!

    Also, if someone was concerned about a neighbor with a weapon, they
    could look up their name online. If they were in the Weapon Offender
    database, they could report the violation to the authorities.