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Fighting Crime with a Vodka Bottle in Place of a Gun

Chris from Kalifornia Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 7:15 AM
USC › Title 10 › Subtitle A › Part I › Chapter 13 › § 311 10 USC § 311 - Militia: composition and classes http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/10/311 We are the militia, you are the militia. The states can call up the militia but arguments that the militia is the national guard are false.
Bernard83 Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 9:41 AM
Wait 'till 0bama's SCOTUS rules on the 2nd Amendment. I predict you will not like the finding.
Jay Wye Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 9:01 AM
you can't reasonably store explosive weaponry or rockets in residential areas.
nor WMD.
it's a safety measure.
Rick676 Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 8:44 AM
In the opinion of Antonin Scalia, the second amendment allows the citizens to keep any arms they can bear. This would allow for SAWs, RPGs, M-79s, etc. I think that I like his interpretation of the amendment better than Sotomayer or Kagan.

It happens probably nightly. A citizen fights off a criminal in order to protect his property. But it doesn't always make the nightly news. In this case it did.   

But...

How much easier and safer would have been this takedown of a punk in New York City if the clerk had been equipped with a hand gun rather than just a vodka bottle?  How much less of a burden to the taxpayer too, who will now have to incarcerate the criminal?

And just think of chilling effect it would have on criminals if shootings of miscreants during crimes like this were on the nightly...