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Originally posted by Sherlock Holmes
When will the USA get over its primitive, fearful gun-toting culture ?
Here we have two British tourists who went to the wrong side of town, and got shot dead, largely due to the primitive gun culture in the US.
There is nowhere in Britain where the possibility of being shot in the 'wrong part of town' is a serious consideration.
It's about time the USA entered the 21st century, and stopped the opportunity for these needless murders.
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edit on 18-4-2011 by Sherlock Holmes because: Shocking grammatical error !
Originally posted by getreadyalready
reply to post by Gazrok
I think you might be mistaken about the # of guns people are carrying. In Florida it is required to conceal, there is no open carry yet. A whole lot of people I know are carrying their weapons at all times (including me). Women often have them in their purses. If you strike up a conversation about it, a lot of times, people start showing off hardware you never dreamed they had!
I also think the police do enforce the laws very heavily, if they become aware. Carrying a concealed weapon without a permit is a serious offense! I know a woman right now that is fighting a legal battle for her daughter, because the daughter and her boyfriend were pulled over, got mouthy, got searched, and she had an illegal gun in her purse. Deep DooDoo!
why do you feel the need to carry a gun with you at all times?....surely there is an issue right here already