Fri May 4, 2012, 03:07 PM
ileus (14,650 posts)
Man killed during home invasion in Dardenne Praire
DARDENNE PRAIRIE • A peaceful evening for a couple watching television quickly turned deadly when the husband shot an intruder who started beating his wife, police said.
Remember friends; just because you're home doesn't mean people respect your right to live in peace.
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Response to ileus (Original post)
Fri May 4, 2012, 07:20 PM
TPaine7 (4,286 posts)
2. He had a right to defend his wife against that much younger man, but not with a gun!
And yes, I read the story and know he tried to use physical force, but unsuccessfully.
Obviously, he should have never have resorted to a gun. Better to sacrifice his wife and himself. Reckless cowboys like this yahoo having access to guns is why America isn't approved by the cool kids--Europe, Canada, Japan and New Zealand. They're civilized and know that it's better for an old man to watch his wife take whatever a 20 something young man feels like dishing out than to resort to using a GUN!
He should be imprisoned for murder, shooting that fine young man like that!
Response to ileus (Reply #5)
Sat May 5, 2012, 12:54 AM
Hoyt (27,417 posts)
7. The most likely place to need a gun is in your home, not walking around in public with dang thing.
Living without a gun at home is laudable too -- but, the home is pretty much the place for guns if anywhere. Then again, their are a lot of dead spouses and children because of guns.