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reply to post by blackthorne
Many gun owners I am sure feel the way I do. To be honest even if someone was inside my home and was not a threat I would not pull the trigger.
Life is precious. And so is the right to bear arms. I honestly believe in my heart the 2nd is the only thing standing between tyranny and freedom.
TV,Radio,Phone,Car you can add every else it does not equal the life of even the worst person on earth.
Not directing this at you but that attitude is why tyranny exists. When one side believes in violence and the other doesn't, guess who wins?
reply to post by riffraff
yes, it is the police's job. isn't that their motto? "to protect and serve"? the old man had knocked on the door. lost and confused. wasn't doing anything threatening. home owner had ALREADY called the police. instead of waiting, he went out and killed the man.
If it was a legal shoot I say great job.
If it wasn't than prosecute him.
If that bothers you than petition to have the law changed. How about charging the caregiver here with neglect or something as this guy shouldn't have been wandering around.
If he lived by himself then chalk it up to bad luck.
I don't blame the shooter whatsoever.
Wilson says charges could be filed but says Hendrix didn't violate any laws by walking out into his own yard.
Very sad. Kindness and understanding has been taken over by fear and suspicion. The whole world is sick with distrust.
Can't help thinking that if the home owner had not done the dirty deed of shooting this man, that the cops certainly would have.
we might just as well get rid of all police.
"little boy was in my back yard getting his ball, so i beat him."
"There's no doubt in our mind that Mr. Hendrix and his fiance felt threatened," the sheriff told reporters.
However, the sheriff also expressed his view that Hendrix should not have left the house as his fiance stayed on the phone with an emergency dispatcher, who had sent two sheriff's patrol cars to the residence.
"I believe that he should have stayed inside the home," Wilson said.