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Old 02-02-2013, 01:51 PM
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Originally Posted by carnivorousplant View Post
I believe she did right. She had the police on the way, and was reminded that you can't shoot someone for rattling your doorknob, but you can if he breaks into your home and you are in fear for your life.
Under the castle doctrine, if they've navigated the moat, they're open game for the turrets.

Originally Posted by Double Foolscap View Post
And having a gun is going to help with the bit I bolded? I suppose if you consider a protracted siege and eventual death by SWAT team a win...
Originally Posted by Biffy the Elephant Shrew View Post
Which is relevant if you know a lot of gun control advocates who are pro-heart disease.
No, of course. I just think that saying "look, be less scared of your fellow citizens and of your government" is a sly elision that ignores the facts to preserve the status quo.