82-Year-Old Oregon Man Defends Himself, His Wife and His Home by Shooting Home Invader

Good for him self defense is ESSENTIAL!

Sheeple: People unable to think for themselves


This story continues a week of numerous self defense stories involving the elderly leveling the playing field against much young, much more violent assailants.

In this case an 82 year old man from Salem, OR used a handgun to protect himself and his elderly wife from a home invader.

John and Mamie Rose, both in their 80′s, were in their home when a man tried to break in around 6:00am on Tuesday.

Fortunately, John was able to arm himself and shot the suspect as he entered the home.

The suspect was transported to an area hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound.

The suspect is expected to survive. Police have no yet identified the suspect, but have said he will be charged with burglary and trespassing charges according to KATU.

The suspect may have been under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.

This is only the 15th defensive gun use…

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About Jesse Mathewson

Jesse Mathewson is the author of the popular blog, jessetalksback.com and provides commentary to many varied places based on a background that includes education in criminal justice, history, religion and even insurgency tactics and tactical training. His current role in his community is as an organizer of sorts and a preacher of community solidarity and agorism. He also runs Liberty Practical Training, a self defense school specializing in the practical applications of defensive approaches versus the theoretical. As an agorist, voluntaryist and atheist his life is seen as crazy and wild by many, though once they get to know him most realize he is a bluntly honest individual who will give you the shirt off his back if he believes it is necessary to help you. Very simple, "That which is voluntary between all individuals involved is always right, if it is not voluntary, it is always wrong."
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