We're often told that no one needs a gun for protection because the police are there. Simply call 911, and your protection comes to you. This is the backbone of every argument that the anti gunners make.
"You don't need a gun for protection."
So we're told.
Dialing 911 didn't work out for the woman in this article. Yes, this is an extreme example, but it's only a little different from the news stories about citizens waiting 20 minutes or more for police officers to arrive. It's not uncommon to read about law enforcement simply not showing up in some areas.
"But the police have to protect you. It says, "To Protect And Serve," on their patrol cars."
Sorry, but the Supreme Court ruled that the police do not have a Constitutional duty to protect you from harm. You can read more about that here.
I'm not going to go on and on. If you're on this site then it's most likely due to an interest in firearms. There's no point in preaching to the choir. If however, you know someone that believes that calling 911 for protection is a substitute for owning a firearm, then send them this this post.