Imagine a scene out of the Old West; two men slowly walking towards each other from a distance, guns tied down low, spurs jingling. Tumble weeds blowing down the street. Shutters slamming shut as nervous town people hunker down and stay out of sight.
I LOVE a good story, and have long been an avid reader, but I enjoy a good movie as well. As to the latter point, Hollywood has produced countless numbers of wonderful action, high drama movies, and firearms are quite often a big part of that action. At the end of the day, it all makes for excellent entertainment.
Self-defense is a basic human right, and accordingly, so is having the means of self-defense. You should in fact be armed for your personal protection, but it’s the wise armed citizen who seeks training to be as competent as possible with their defensive firearm.
The 1920s ‘roared’, with Tommy Guns, prohibition, gangsters, and a level of violence that in many cases outpaced the ability of law enforcement to keep up. While New York and Chicago were well known for their fair share of this violence, it might surprise many to learn that the most violent city in the world at this time was Shanghai, China.