Pro-Gun Lawsuits Save a Life in Fatal Self-Defense Shooting (VIDEO)

EMBED </> More Videos <iframe width="476" height="267" src="" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> A woman with a concealed carry license fatally shot a man who was trying to rob her in Chicago’s Fernwood neighborhood, Chicago police said. A self-defense incident in Chicago this week could have ended in tragedy if not for two lawsuits that forced the city and Illinois legislature to allow for the possession and carrying of handguns, according to the organization that brought the lawsuits. “Our legal actions have always been about putting law-abiding citizens on an equal footing against violent criminals,” said Second Amendment Foundation founder and Executive Vice President Alan M. Gottlieb. “We eliminated Chicago’s handgun ban with our 2010 Supreme Court victory in the McDonald case, and then forced Illinois lawmakers to allow citizens to legally carry with our Moore v. Madigan lawsuit.” Local Chicago media reported yesterday that a 25-year-old woman shot and killed a man who had attempted to rob her at gunpoint outside a bus stop. The investigation is still ongoing, but authorities have said that the woman had a valid concealed carry license. Surveillance footage shows the victim standing at the bus stop on her way to work. Investigators said 19-year-old LaAvion Goings approached the woman, pulled out a gun, and announced a robbery. LaAvion Goings was fatally shot after attempting to rob a 25-year-old woman outside a bus stop. ( Photo: Cook County Sheriff’s Office ) Goings knocked the woman to the ground in the course of the struggle, but the […]

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