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arewethereyet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-06-04 11:07 PM
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174. English people may not agree
don't know if BBC radio transcripts are avaialble...


listeners to a BBC radio program were recently asked to suggest a piece of legislation they thought would improve life in Britain. The promise was made to get a member of Parliament to introduce the measure for consideration.

Well, things didn't work out as planned. British MP Stephen Pound, who had agreed to introduce the legislation, has denounced the winning proposal as a "ludicrous, brutal, unworkable blood-stained piece of legislation."

So, what did the BBC listeners want? Simple enough. They wanted a law that would allow homeowners "to use any means to defend their home from intruders."


and violence is way up in the countries you mention since the passage of their gun bans.
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