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Originally posted by AlphaBetaGammaX
I wonder what influenced this decision. (Not to sound too paranoid, but there must be some reason, even if its just better public opinion)
Was there a large outcry from the public lately over this? It'd be nice to see an instance of people raising their voices about an issue like this and getting what they need.
Edit to say, I just saw the crowd-pleasing part, and the bit about diverting attention away from some political bickering. Well, I'd still like to think that the public rose up and demanded this, but maybe it ain't so.edit on 21-6-2011 by AlphaBetaGammaX because: (no reason given)
I have only heard of one case like that happening in the past 10 years and it was in the USA. I think it has become an urban myth, to be honest.
Some have been warned by police that using wire mesh to reinforce shed windows was ''dangerous’’ and could lead to criminals claiming compensation if they ''hurt themselves’’.
Originally posted by stumason
No need for a new Law whatsoever, you've always had the right to use "reasonable force". The two cases you cited have been done to death on ATS and both were examples of overstepping the boundaries.
Originally posted by Flyer
3 people in the house have been charged with murder, completely ridiculous.
No wonder people hate the filth so much. They cant catch the real criminals but try to destroy the lives of people who were just trying to to have a quiet time indoors!