Letter: With crime in Anchorage getting worse, being armed makes sense

AnchorageSeptember 17, 2013 

It seems like every week we hear about another terrible crime in our fair city. I don’t remember it being like this in the past, is Anchorage getting worse? I think it is. Many other residents that I have spoken to agree. I don’t know the statistics, Anchorage just feels different from just a few years ago. I would not let my loved ones walk alone in this city anymore.

We have people shooting at our fine police officers and trying to murder a man closing up his pizza shop, just to name a couple instances. People of Anchorage, don’t let your self become a victim, educate yourself, exercise your Second Amendment rights and become a responsibly armed citizen. When a criminal comes calling on you, you can exercise your God-given right to defend yourself. Most criminals  looking to make you a victim are cowards; when they know you can defend yourself, they will target someone who can’t. Don’t let that someone be you.

— Randy Bjorgan Jr.

Anchorage

 

Anchorage Daily News is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service