UPDATE:

This event didn’t happen on the same day as Newtown, as was pointed out by a reader.  The other facts in this case, and the others highlighted here, are factually correct.

While the anti- crowd out there is running around trying to ban , and exploiting the murder of innocent children to advance their , the is almost completely ignoring the stories where guns prevented .

There have been several of these stories in the past two weeks, but I’ll only highlight a few here.

It was a gun that prevented the Portland shooting from becoming a massacre.

It was a gun that prevented the Hobbit movie shooting from becoming a massacre.

And it was a gun that saved young children from an armed intruder.  That gun was used by an heroic 14 year old boy defending his siblings.

On Friday, a 14-year-old boy shot and nearly killed an armed , My Fox Phoenix reported Friday.

The unidentified boy was babysitting his three , ages 8, 10 and 12, when a woman rang the .

The young man did not open the door because he did not recognize the woman.

According to reports, the knocking turned into banging, and the boy rushed his siblings upstairs and grabbed his father’s handgun.

While at the top of the stairs, he saw an armed man break into the house through the front door.

Without hesitating, he fired at the intruder, wounding him. According to authorities, the intruder never fired a shot.

Where’s ’s “Score This” comment now?

UPDATE:

Man stops bank robber just by showing him he’s armed.