TIME Magazine appointed The Protester as the person of the year in 2011. Perhaps next year the winner will be The Woman With a Shotgun. After all, the media is now saluting such women.
In December, a 22-year-old Minnesota woman was home alone with morning sickness. She was nine weeks pregnant and her boyfriend was away.
She heard strange noises outside, the dogs began barking, and the doorbell rang about 50 times extremely fast. Someone was clearly checking to see who, if anyone, was home.
Her quick thinking led her to ready the 12-gauge. The burglars kicked open the kitchen door and heard a strange noise themselves.