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Fighting Crime with a Vodka Bottle in Place of a Gun

Seiche Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 1:09 PM
Falcon - You apparently missed my first post about an hour ago. A group of us in Oregon rural counties are pressing the State Legislature to change the wording in an existing law that allows us to protect our property with force, but not deadly force. We want the law to include deadly force, for theft of our hard earned property/assets is a form of assault, and we are no longer going to tolerate these catch and release parasites sucking away at our life blood without consequence.

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...