In the early morning hours on Wednesday, March 6, two men broke into a home in Webster, Texas, about 25 miles southwest of Houston. As reported by KHOU and InfoWars, what followed was the nightmare of any mother.
The two men, identified as 33-year-old Charles Allen Jacobson III and 56-year-old James Ellis Barnett, kidnapped and bound the three occupants of the home: A mother, her teenage daughter and juvenile son. Jacobson then proceeded to rape the mother and her daughter.
The two men then drove the three hostages to a nearby field where they planned to kill them. Only after Barnett refused to shoot them, the two then drove the mother and her children back to their home to “dispose of evidence.”
However, when they got back to the home, the boy was able to get free and arm himself with a handgun. When the boy confronted them, Barnett fled the scene in a truck, leaving Jacobson behind. Jacobson attempted to hide in tall grass at a home nearby that was under construction, but was chased down by police with the help of neighbors. Barnett was arrested later when the truck was discovered outside a convenience store.
It could be argued that Barnett refusing to shoot the mother and her children gave them a second chance. However, with the help of the courageous young boy and a justice system, which will hopefully actually provide justice, Barnett will not be given a second chance to commit another crime such as this and Jacobson will not ever have the opportunity to rape another mother or her child.
It has been argued that homes with children are no place for firearms, much less that children should be taught how to use them. However, perhaps the mere idea of a young boy listening to the screams of his mother and sister as they are brutally and violently raped may change ones opinion on a person’s right to self-defense. After all, the attackers were armed, why shouldn’t the family have been?
This story has received absolutely no attention from mainstream media. The only media that has reported it have been small, local outlets.
With NBC’s weeklong series “investigating” “gun violence” in America, which exploits deaths that occurred over a weekend in January in an attempt to gain acceptance for gun control, the Little Rock Gun Rights Examiner has started its own series in an effort to help show that guns not only take lives, they very often save them. The series will highlight 30 days of guns saving lives. This is story number 29.
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