This is a discussion on Home invasion, 7-months pregnant wife raped while husband held at gunpoint within the In the News: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Originally Posted by lance22 [holding up rope] + 1...
Blessed be the Lord my strength, which teacheth my hands to war, and my fingers to fight.
Senior Instructor for Tactical and Defensive of Texas
I can't imagine not completely losing it and going off on these guys, even if that bag-wrapped object ~is~ a gun.
I wouldn't want to live with myself if I did nothing.
Guys.... It pains me to read your comments on our country, sadly they are mostly correct.
You CAN defend yourself.......But you cannot take steps to defend yourself. Let me explain...........
I cannot carry anything that could be deemed a weapon (I find a 6 cell Mag Lite gets around that one )
I cannot "leave " a firearm loaded and within easy reach in the home (UK law requires firearms to be locked away and the ammo locked away seperately)
I cannot leave a "nasty knife" within easy reach, however if I was in the kitchen and suffered a home invasion and grabbed one of my nasty knifes and attacked the intruder, that would be called "reasonable force" But it would be very likely I would still be arrested and hopeflly no charges would be brought.
I cannot carry a knife with more than a 3" locking blade unless I have a good reason ie work.
This applies to leatherman type tools too, I have a "work " leatherman and a "home" leatherman.
If you had a baseball bat in your car and the cops pull you over (UK cops have the right to search you vehicle) unless you can prove you regularly play baseball, they would charge you with carry/possession of an offencesive weapon.
In my work truck (which I also use out of work) I carry a vast selection of scalpal type knives (We do window tinting) I often wonder what would happen if I got stopped by the Police and they searched the vehicle.......... I DO know I would not accept any sort of caution if it was offered!!!
CS spray or pepper spray is classed as a banned Class 5 weapon (that's the same as a machine gun, rocket launcher etc)
Take a look at this Disabled pensioner who prodded stone-throwing hoodie in the chest is prosecuted for ASSAULT World War Two Renate Bowling German | Mail Online
You could not make it up
Be on your guard, question every stupid comment from the dum-o-crats
You can be sure that your lot have been talking to our lot
Tint Bob (Windy UK)
Wow Bob, that is pretty bad. Sorry to hear man.
Bob, very good to hear from you! It is very sad to hear of the state of affairs in UK.
"The gun is the great equalizer... For it is the gun, that allows the meek to repel the monsters; Whom are bigger, stronger and without conscience, prey on those who without one, would surely perish."