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Originally posted by ReeVeeR His handcuffed arms hung at his sides.
Good luck bringing about change; especially in Amerika which sentences more people to death each year than just about any country -- right up there with China.
Originally posted by OptimusPrimate
reply to post by shauny
I agree, I don't understand the gun porn mentality of some U.S citizens.
Why do you need to bare arms? - To protect yourselves from the British?
I'm not trying to be inflamatory here I just don't get it either...maybe thats why U.S cops carry guns - because your average joe has a right to carry a gun themselves?
I don't ever want to see constables carrying firearms, armed response yes but not bobbys.....trigger happy cops can do alot of damage.
The relationship with the police here (UK) is a freindly one, I've been on nights out and joked around winding them up - but there is a mutual respect...the public shouldn't be intimidated by police...criminals should be deterred.
Originally posted by shauny
Taking a life, should not = taking another life
SO, you can say America is brutal, but those criminals killed in American prisons by electrocution/etc have done much MUCH worse crimes than in other less-free countries of the world.