My hat's off to Miss America of 1944, (Venus Ramey, now 82 years old) who foiled a robbery attempt on her farm in Kentucky, using her snub-nosed .38.
In a world with gun control, she would have been at the mercy of the several robbers, who could have beaten her and left her to die.
But she has a handgun, and she used it to shoot out the tires of their car, so that they couldn't leave. They were apprehended by the police and one of them was arrested.
Here's the article in Yahoo. Brave Beauty Queen.
She was the poster girl for our soldiers in WWII, and now she's a poster girl for responsible gun ownership.