Magazine article The New American

Maternal Instinct

Magazine article The New American

Maternal Instinct

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WSPA.com reported on November 1 about a shooting in Anderson County, South Carolina, that showed that a mother will do whatever it takes to protect her children. The Anderson County Sheriff's Office told WSPA.com that the mother was home with her three young children when she heard a loud banging on her front door in the early hours of the morning. She immediately suspected foul play and grabbed her gun, which she had just purchased a few months before.

The entire incident was caught on her security cameras, showing a man and a woman at her front door trying to enter the house. The mother, Ashley Jones, said the man "was like, 'this is my house, let me in. I'm not going to hurt you' kind of thing, and I was like 'What do you want?' ... After I called the police, I grabbed a gun and went to the top of the steps and was like, 'I have a gun. I will shoot you. Do not come in my house.'" Jones said the man then went around to the rear of the house to gain entry but soon returned to the front door, which he began kicking. …

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