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    Still want to be more like England

    http://realestate.aol.com/pictures/f...e00dynlsec0003

    So do anyone still want to go down the path England is taking.

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    England has turned into one screwed up place.

    I can't even comprehend what the English Government is thinking. To bad the British people have little to no power to rid themselves of of this stupid government.

    We at least can change what our government is doing, although at this point the damage maybe to severe to recover from
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    Let 'em try that shiz here in Texas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hidalgo1301 View Post
    Let 'em try that shiz here in Texas.
    In Texas, you would have the right to lay a few rounds of buckshot in him. No questions asked.

    "You hear someone stealing something off your front porch. You come out there with a gun, and they're running off. It's nighttime. The law in Texas allows you to shoot them," said former Dallas County prosecutor Toby Shook.

    http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcont...ck.6a8cbd.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by classical View Post
    http://realestate.aol.com/pictures/f...e00dynlsec0003

    So do anyone still want to go down the path England is taking.
    Being Canada I guess we are game. We actually have the same concept in law. You can use as much force as necessary to defend yourself. Our law does take a dim view of you trying to kill someone once the danger is over.

    From the same article where the realestate.aol.com article came from.

    The Government has promised that people who fight back against burglars will find the law is on their side, so long as they do not use excessive or disproportionate violence.
    Just curious. In the U.S. if you fight off a robber in your house and he leaves and runs down the street with his tail between his legs would you be charged if you loaded up a rifle and shot him in the back?

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    Quote Originally Posted by printer2 View Post
    Being Canada I guess we are game. We actually have the same concept in law. You can use as much force as necessary to defend yourself. Our law does take a dim view of you trying to kill someone once the danger is over.

    From the same article where the realestate.aol.com article came from.



    Just curious. In the U.S. if you fight off a robber in your house and he leaves and runs down the street with his tail between his legs would you be charged if you loaded up a rifle and shot him in the back?
    Better to shoot them first and be sure that they are dead. No survivors.

    Yes, that is a callous attitude, but what kind of attitude does it take for a scumbag to enter my house with intent to commit robbery or worse?

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    If you kill someone - always remember their last words to you

    Which were: I am going to kill you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jpsmith1cm View Post
    Better to shoot them first and be sure that they are dead. No survivors.

    Yes, that is a callous attitude, but what kind of attitude does it take for a scumbag to enter my house with intent to commit robbery or worse?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Poodle Head Mikey View Post
    Which were: I am going to kill you.

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    Just remember those words. I don't think someone breaking into my home would be looking for change for a dollar nor would I give them the chance to ask for it....

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    I think texas has the right idea. My thinking is if they are dead they can't sue.

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    I think I should be allowed to go to his house to kill him

    What does the fact that he got away have to do with it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Poodle Head Mikey View Post
    What does the fact that he got away have to do with it?



    I seem to recall something about "an eye for an eye" I have always liked that concept.

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    It depends on the state but in most cases no you cannot pursue and retaliate but it would also depend on the circumstances.

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