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  • Writer's pictureTexas Family Project

Shooting at The Texas State Fair Calls For The Need For Families to Protect Themselves

Recently, a shooting occurred at the Texas State Fair leaving three individuals injured, though fortunately, there were no fatalities. This unfortunate event reminds us of the unpredictable and potentially dangerous climate we live in today. With incidents of violence increasing, even in quiet towns, it becomes imperative for families to take proactive measures to ensure their safety when venturing out.

Given our current societal landscape, incidents of violence have become a daily occurrence, casting a shadow over even the most unsuspecting locations. No longer can families assume that they are safe from harm. There is an overabundance of undocumented illegals, and crime rates are rising exponentially in the major cities. The Texas State Fair shooting exemplifies how no public gathering is immune to such threats.

Families must prioritize their safety by taking personal responsibility. This entails being prepared for unforeseen circumstances and having the means to protect oneself and loved ones. In an era where the unexpected has become the norm, it is crucial to adopt a proactive mindset. You can’t always count on others to be there immediately to help you and must take accountability should something occur.

The incident at the Texas State Fair serves as a stark reminder of the potential for tragedy in public spaces. By embracing the right to carry responsibly, families can mitigate potential threats and create an additional protection for themselves and those around them. Texas is a constitutional carry state, allowing people to have the ability to protect themselves and their loved ones without having to jump through all the hoops.

In an era where the specter of violence looms over our daily lives, the responsibility to safeguard our families falls squarely on our shoulders. The Texas State Fair shooting underscores the need for families to be vigilant and proactive in ensuring their safety. By embracing personal responsibility and, when deemed appropriate, exercising the right to carry, we can take meaningful steps towards creating a safer environment for ourselves and our loved ones in an increasingly unpredictable world.


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