With apologies to Deniece Williams and FOOTLOOSE, but a song is appropriate for the wife of Donnie Hermann, a Georgia mother with two little girls who came face-to-face with a convicted criminal who broke into her home the other day. WSBTV.com has the story:

The woman was working in an upstairs office when she spotted a strange man outside a window, according to Walton County Sheriff Joe Chapman. He said she took her 9-year-old twins to a crawlspace before the man broke in using a crowbar.

But the man eventually found the family.

“The perpetrator opens that door. Of course, at that time he’s staring at her, her two children and a .38 revolver,” Chapman told Channel 2’s Kerry Kavanaugh.

The woman then shot him five times, but he survived, Chapman said. He said the woman ran out of bullets but threatened to shoot the intruder if he moved.

This woman practiced effective gun control–she hit her target with five of the six bullets she fired. So much for the bullshit argument about why no one needs a high capacity magazine. The asshole who broke into her home and put her and her children at risk survived the shooting (so far, but I’m hoping he dies). If she had a ten bullet magazine, she could have finished him off.

The culprit, Paul Slater, despite being shot multiple times managed to flee the scene but was arrested a short time later by police, when he collapsed from loss of blood. Worth noting, the loser had six prior arrests.

Gun control advocates, if allowed to have their way, would have left this woman to the mercy of Paul Slater. My only complaint with her is that she needs to load her pistol with hollow point .38s. That way, no other creep like Paul Slater will have the option of fleeing the scene. Those rounds would put an end to the criminal.

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Larry C. Johnson is a former analyst at the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, who moved subsequently in 1989 to the U.S. Department of State, where he served four years as the deputy director for transportation security, antiterrorism assistance training, and special operations in the State Department's Office of Counterterrorism. He left government service in October 1993 and set up a consulting business. He currently is the co-owner and CEO of BERG Associates, LLC (Business Exposure Reduction Group) and is an expert in the fields of terrorism, aviation security, and crisis and risk management, and money laundering investigations. Johnson is the founder and main author of No Quarter, a weblog that addresses issues of terrorism and intelligence and politics. NoQuarterUSA was nominated as Best Political Blog of 2008.