I guess Texas is western enough to qualify as not being east. (G)
Howsomever, the use of deadly force is not appropriate for stopping a
car theft here in the lone star state. Maybe it's different in Montana,
but I kinda doubt it.
David Councill wrote:
> I hope Bud wasn't right. Anyway, I had a conversation similar to this
> many years ago with a coworker who I was on an assignment with. And I
> learned the futility of arguing beliefs because we kept saying the same
> thing to each other until it just become the same old thing over and
> over again until we gave up. But in short, what Rocky is saying is not
> considered unusual at all here in the western US where hunting, gun
> ownership, and survival are all part of the way of life. Back east,
> where my coworker was from, life is more big city oriented and what
> Rocky is saying is interpreted in a whole different light. People in the
> eastern US tend to be more anti-gun ownership in general, seeing guns
> from a more threatened standpoint.