Press: Gunning For It

For years Syndicated Columnist Carl T. Rowan has been an advocate of strict gun control. But when roused from sleep last week by what he believed was an intruder at the bedroom window of his Washington home, Rowan forgot his own counsel. After calling the police, he loaded a handgun and went outside. Rowan says he came face to face with a "tall man who was smoking something that I was absolutely sure was marijuana." After the man ignored warnings and lunged toward him, says Rowan, he fired once, wounding the intruder in the wrist. Police identified the trespasser as Ben...

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