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Old 09-12-2005, 10:07 AM
KidCharlemagne KidCharlemagne is offline
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Is there a real life equivalent of a "license to kill?"

I'd imagine there isn't an official license to kill, but is there some sort of equivalent?
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Old 09-12-2005, 10:23 AM
Shagnasty Shagnasty is offline
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I would say that true martial law would be the most similar. Even then however, soldiers cannot kill civilians without reason.
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Old 09-12-2005, 12:27 PM
Bippy the Beardless Bippy the Beardless is offline
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Or possibly diplomatic immunity when used to enable espionage.
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Old 09-12-2005, 02:44 PM
groman groman is offline
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Do you expect a little fancy ID card with a "Class: Car, Motorcycle, Murder" on it? Well that probably does't exist, and if it does it means nothing.

There's most likely individuals that work for the government that would be free of prosecution from their own government for killing anybody for any reason unless it got excessive. Such individuals might also get strings pulled if they get caught in another jurisdiction, but depending on when and where this might not do that much good.
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