‘Good gal with a gun’ shot man who opened fire at West Virginia graduation party

The latest mass shootings, particularly the one this week in Uvalde, have members of the left convinced that the “good guy with a gun” argument is bogus, but one “good girl with a gun” just proved otherwise.

The “good girl with a gun” fired back Wednesday night when a Charleston, West Virginia man armed with an AR-15 began shooting “at dozens of people attending a graduation party,” according to local station WCHS.

A high school graduation party, to be exact, meaning children were present, much as they’d been present during the tragic Ulvade, Texas mass shooting.

The unnamed woman’s shot pierced the man, later identified as longtime criminal Dennis Butler, and killed him before he himself could kill innocent kids.

“Instead of running from the threat, she engaged with the threat and saved several lives last night,” Charleston Police Department chief of detectives Tony Hazelett said during a press conference later that evening.

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This, of course, is the point: Good guys and gals equipped with a gun are oftentimes the ones who either prevent a would-be mass shooting or put a halt to an ongoing one. The examples proving this are numerous.

Last May in Fort Smith, Arkansas, a deranged man, Zachary Arnold, suddenly began firing a rifle outside his apartment and demanding other residents come outside.

One woman responded to his call and stepped outside. He shot and killed her. He then reportedly began firing at neighboring apartments but was stopped short when a fellow complex resident got his hunting rifle and fired back:

A year earlier in March of 2020, a Tulsa, Oklahoma woman suddenly opened fire at customers outside a shopping center. But before she could potentially kill anyone, a man with a concealed carry permit reportedly killed her first.

“Video reportedly showed the woman was involved in an earlier altercation in the parking lot. The woman left the shopping center and returned about three minutes later, when she pulled a gun and opened fire,” according to Tulsa World.

Something similar happened in Charleston.

“Investigators said Butler was warned about speeding in the area with children present before he left. He later returned with an AR-15-style firearm and began firing into the crowd before he was shot and killed,” according to WCHS.

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But despite these examples that go on for days, members of the left continue to stubbornly insist that there’s no merit to the “good guy with a gun” argument.

Far-left MSNBC host Chris Hayes is one example.

“The police utterly failed with their guns. The good guys with guns in the school utterly failed to protect those kids,” he said Friday on his MSNBC program.

Based on recent reports of the timeline of police actions, he was correct about the specific “good guys with guns” in the Uvalde Police Department having “failed to protect those kids.”

However, he then went on to argue that the “good guys with guns” argument NEVER applies — that it’s “all BS.”

The same sentiment can be seen on Twitter, where leftists are convinced that the one example from Uvalde is definitive proof that it is, indeed, “all BS.”

Yet these critics, all of whom seem to share the exact same talking points, have yet to account for the numerous cases where “good guys with a gun” DID save the day …

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