Are you Pro-Gun because of predators?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Fowl_Odor002, Aug 30, 2011.

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  1. Fowl_Odor002

    Fowl_Odor002 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 5, 2011
    Mostly Here
    Dealing with predators that feed on your flock, has that made you change the way you look at firearms?

    I have a sudden urge to buy a .22 caliber rifle.
  2. GoldDogsMom

    GoldDogsMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2011
    Indiana, PA
    LOL [​IMG] I have already told my DH I want a .22 for Christmas!
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I'm pro gun because it's my right!
  4. Buugette

    Buugette [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Cra

    May 26, 2009
    Bucks County, PA
    No. I've always been pro-gun. My grandpappy taught me at an early age to respect the gun. He made me learn to load, shoot and clean a variety of firearms.
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    It's more than predators, it is for yourself too [​IMG] In fact if you look at statistics, the states with the least strict gun laws actually have the least violence and death/murder by firearms.
  6. GoldDogsMom

    GoldDogsMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2011
    Indiana, PA
    I have always been Pro-Gun and grew up in a family of hunters...never saw the need to have one of my own until I had coons kill my ducks and weasels killed 2 of my hens! Now my pellet gun just doesn't cut it! My DH is not a hunter so...I guess it's up to me!
  7. Tracydr

    Tracydr Chillin' With My Peeps

    I've always been pro-gun. I carry a hand gun and pepper spray in my purse. We have a loaded shotgun under the bed.
  8. X2Farm

    X2Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 6, 2010
    Homer, GA
  9. colebarnhart

    colebarnhart Chillin' With My Peeps

    No I've always been pro gun, but had 4 baby skunks in my back yard 3 wks ago, took the 12g shotgun and missed twice (what a douche!!!). Then the next evening they came out again and got my little boys pellet gun it's a high powered one and shoots about 700ft per/sec and killed all 4 with 4 shots. So you don't always need an actual gun but then again you can probably buy a .22 for about what I spent on the pellet gun.

    Here is a link to a good online site with good prices.
    Last edited: Aug 30, 2011
  10. Honeysucklefeathers

    Honeysucklefeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2011
    western KY
    It's my right and I intend to exercise it [​IMG] The fact that it works for predators is just a bonus [​IMG]
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