“Riding Shotgun With Charlie” is a great YouTube resource, Charlie being a friend of ours and of all 2A advocates. In this edition, he picks the brain of Charl van Wyck, who some years ago was the hero of a mass murder incident in Cape Town, South Africa perpetrated by a gang of terrorists armed with machine guns and grenades. He broke the attack with return fire from a five-shot .38 Special snub-nose revolver.
A profoundly religious man, he has much to say that justifies this use of force from a Christian belief system, and also has much to say about how the current government of South Africa has hampered its citizens’ rights to protect themselves. If you’ve followed my writing in Backwoods Home magazine and elsewhere, you’re familiar with his heroic action. I think you’ll find his words very much worth an hour of your time, here: