6 houses down from my home, last night, 2 men broke into a 85 year old womans house and was greeted by her shooting at hem. she missed, but it was enough to scare them off. Sadly it didn't stop there. the 2 guys continued on from there robbing a old man, shooting him while he was in bed, tied him up, then robed his house. after that, broke into a closed local convenient store down the street from me. Mom and i are both worried. Moms got our riffle locked and loaded so if they try this on us, we'll make sure to give them some lead in there diet. God forgive me if it happens, but I'm ready to kill to protect my self and my mother... i hate saying that.. but i really do mean it. its so odd just saying it.. I hate the idea of killing another human being i really do. I'm a non violent person, and the only times ive ever shot a gun was just for target practice when i would visit my grandma in the country. The idea of hurting a human being makes me sad.. but when i herd about all the break ins earlier today, all i could think about was what i would do if i had the upper hand. Every scenario played out with me making the decision to shooting them both dead before they had the chance to harm ether of us. i would feel so horrible, but i wont let them hurt us. I have scratched, risen above the stereotype, and fought too hard in my life to get where i am today just to let 2 assholes steal it all away.