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Originally posted by Stumpjumper
Wow I can't believe some of the chicken # replies in here.
Two masked men fire-bombing my house would be laying dead in the yard....pretty simple.
Originally posted by TigaHawk
I'm Australian.... we are not allowed guns here. But if a dispute with a neigbor turned to them bombing my house with molotov's??? possibly killing my animals?!?
Originally posted by Jonas86
A fine/charge would've been alright, just in case others won't start shooting upwards with shotguns evevrytime a suspicious looking guy walks past their yard and someday accidentally shoot at an innocent victim. A prison sentence would've been in place had he opened a machine gun fire and annihilated the muglers to pieces.
Originally posted by DrumsRfun
This was done in Canada and we have different gun laws.
I have found someone in my home once and laid a whooping on him without charges.
I agree with the authorities on this one...take his guns away.
This was an ongoing dispute with his neighbor and regardless of the situation...pulling a gun was a bad call on his part.
There is warranted force and unwarranted force....pulling a gun was not the right decision in my opinion.
We aren't Americans...our laws are different for a reason...if the first thing this guy thought of was to pull a gun then I am glad they have been taken away.
No offence to our gun toting American friends.edit on 24-1-2011 by DrumsRfun because: (no reason given)
“I don’t have enemies,” said the soft-spoken man, who now studies environmental geosciences full-time at Brock University after being injured in a workplace accident. “I don’t know that many people. I’m a quiet man. I just want to go back to my life and be able to live out my days in relative peace.”
Mr. Thomson’s is the latest in a series of high-profile cases in which people have been charged after defending their homes and businesses against criminals. Central Alberta farmer Brian Knight became a local hero after shooting a thief who was trying to steal his ATV. He pleaded guilty to criminal negligence earlier this month. In October, Toronto shopkeeper David Chen was acquitted of forcible confinement charges after he tied up a repeat shoplifter and demanded he stop raiding his grocery store.