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By jthompson, March 28, 2012 at 5:13 am Link to this comment

Airborne, I see the logic in your post. However, the
kids these days have a false sense of reality who do
not care if a gun is waved at them. Unfortunately too
many kids do not think that far in advance to realize
their life is really at stake.
As someone who is taking law classes I am finding out
that a reality here is that if someone is scared for
their life and does brandish a gun they might as well
kill them because they can be sued in court otherwise.
I agree with your comment when you say “draw unless
you intend to kill, don’t kill unless you are willing
to face murder charges.” But what happens when it is a
real act of self defense?
Thinking about it, we would all be better off video
taping incidents and allowing the police to decide who
was right and who is wrong. it is such a fine line
though and what is worse is that the media will not
get this one right and the details will probably never
be released with as much out cry as the hype has
gotten.

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By heterochromatic, March 27, 2012 at 1:06 pm Link to this comment

Air——- once it’s down body on body, you can’t do much
about warnings shot or aiming carefully and shooting to
wound…unless you’re a real pro and are very calm

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By Big B, March 27, 2012 at 12:34 pm Link to this comment

Once again folks, if you live in an area where you need to carry a loaded gun to feel safe, YOU NEED TO MOVE.

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By Airborne855, March 27, 2012 at 12:07 pm Link to this comment

It isn’t necessary to go for a kill shot on the first round. Brandishing a weapon often suffices as a deterrent. A warning shot into the ground or air is the next sensible step. Next comes kneecapping or any other incapacitating wound. Shooting to kill is necessary in only the most extreme circumstance. Don’t draw unless you intend to kill, don’t kill unless you are willing to face murder charges.

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By SarcastiCanuck, March 27, 2012 at 5:37 am Link to this comment
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Any idiot can own a gun…..and usually does.Thats the problem with guns.

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By heterochromatic, March 26, 2012 at 5:19 pm Link to this comment

and we gonna allow them ‘ranians their right ta bear
nukular weapons.

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