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Originally posted by hillynilly
I watch all these Youtube videos of police shooting unarmed people.
My friend really believes that cops should NOT carry guns.
Originally posted by peck420
Maybe this should be a question if/when police shootings are close to being equal with non-police shootings?
A very long ways to go yet!
Originally posted by Misterlondon
its ridiculous to suggest cops cannot carry guns.. when guns are legal and a significant percentage of the population have one.. including much of the criminal underground..
if you ban guns.. then your friend has a valid argument.. until then it doesnt make sense..
Originally posted by Raist
The use of common sense is not allowed
Originally posted by snowspirit
Cops need their guns. That said, they should be held to a high standard, like don't use them unless absolutely necessary.
Canada's cops carry everything - guns, tazers, club/flashlight, bullet proof vests, etc......
We've also had cops shot and killed, now and then. There would be many more shot and killed if they didn't carry guns.
And we're a fairly peaceful non-violent country
Yes but if cops did not have guns NO unarmed people would have ever been shot.. I can't stop wrapping my brain around it. Yes