However, the GOP candidate fails to take into account that a “good guy” would have to overcome their biological instinct for survival.
“The notion that you have a seal of approval just because you’re not a criminal — that you walk into a gun store and you’re ready for game day — is ridiculous,” said David Chipman, a former SWAT team member with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
I think they would absolutely panic.” Many combat veterans believe that civilian “good guys” taking on the “bad guys” during an active shooting isn’t as simple as it seems in movies and video games.
Although more weapons owners are taking weekend-long tactical weapon training, that doesn’t instantly make a someone ready for combat.
“I think there’s this fantasy world of gunplay in the movies, but it doesn’t really happen that way.
Parker’s years of training alerted him to the fact that opening fire on the gunman could likely do more harm than good.
“We could have opened ourselves up to be potential targets ourselves, and not knowing where SWAT was, their response time, they wouldn’t know who we were, and if we had our guns ready to shoot, they could think that we were bad guys,” said Parker, Ben Carson infamously criticized those in Oregon who stood by, claiming that he would have attacked the shooter with a group of people.
PLAY FREE TRAILER Elizabeth was extremely glad to see her neighbor’s boys that went to college in another city and came home only once a month.
They told it was quite chilly outside, so they would like to have a shot of something alcoholic.