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Originally posted by TheMindWar
At least someone has got it right. My mother in law has been burgled, my daughters boyfreind was mugged and we live in a villiage and and a small town.
Violent crime in the UK is out of control as a direct result of the nanny state trying to domesticate honest and decent people by making them unable to defend themselves.
Originally posted by jimmiec
The dirty little secret is that less than 400
people were killed in America by rifles in
A ban on semi automatic weapons will accomplish nothing in the big picture. It is all agenda based hype. The real issues that cause mass murders is largely ignored. The fact that American society is full of gangs and thugs running rampant is not being addressed which is part and parcel of the reason Americans feel the need to be armed to protect themselves and their families.
'These figures are misleading. Levels of police recorded crime statistics from different countries are simply not comparable since they are affected by many factors, for example the recording of violent crime in other countries may not include behaviour that we would categorise as violent crime. 'Violent crime in England and Wales has fallen by almost a half a peak in 1995(as guns have become more restricted, violent crime has halved? how odd) but we are not complacent and know there is still work to do.
Originally posted by doubledutch
reply to post by TheMindWar
not true - if someone breaks into your house you can use reasonable force to stop them or get rid of them... if you have a shot gun handy and feel they will kill, you you can use it.
do your research