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WVRICK13 Donating Member (930 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-23-09 06:21 AM
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35. Frankly I Don't Care
if someone backs a semi up to my house and empties when I am not home, as long as they don't hurt my pets. However, if they break in while I am home I have to assume me and my family are at personal risk and I will shoot them if I can. If they die they die.
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  -Roane homeowner kills burglar; second suspect charged Fire_Medic_Dave  Dec-22-09 07:27 PM   #0 
  - Good.  beyurslf   Dec-22-09 07:28 PM   #1 
  - Not good.  panader0   Dec-22-09 07:35 PM   #2 
     - It is not about taking a life for a stereo.  rd_kent   Dec-22-09 07:49 PM   #3 
     - So you'd kill a kid for a stereo?  panader0   Dec-22-09 07:59 PM   #7 
        - How about securing your windows and doors?  safeinOhio   Dec-22-09 08:12 PM   #10 
        - Sorry, but I disagree.  eqfan592   Dec-22-09 08:19 PM   #12 
        - Thanks for your unsolicited advice, but my home is plenty safe.  rd_kent   Dec-22-09 08:31 PM   #15 
        - My home is so secure, I'll wake up when they break in.  safeinOhio   Dec-22-09 08:52 PM   #17 
           - A couple of points....  eqfan592   Dec-22-09 09:13 PM   #21 
           - I bought a book at a yard sale for 10 cents  safeinOhio   Dec-22-09 09:24 PM   #22 
           - I agree. The gun is the back-up for the alarms.  GreenStormCloud   Dec-23-09 07:09 AM   #39 
        - Your solution,  rrneck   Dec-22-09 10:06 PM   #25 
        - My friends grand daughter was attacked in her dorm room  safeinOhio   Dec-22-09 10:28 PM   #26 
           - Thanks for the info.  rrneck   Dec-22-09 10:37 PM   #28 
              - A few years ago I lived on a farm and  safeinOhio   Dec-22-09 10:44 PM   #29 
                 - So agreed! nt  rrneck   Dec-22-09 10:54 PM   #32 
        - How about, I shouldn't frikken have to...  PavePusher   Dec-22-09 10:31 PM   #27 
           - I wouldn't say an alarm system is just for the "dirtbag" though.  eqfan592   Dec-22-09 10:44 PM   #30 
        - Wow, what a loaded question.  eqfan592   Dec-22-09 08:15 PM   #11 
        - Would you beat a strawman?  rd_kent   Dec-22-09 08:29 PM   #13 
        - Sorry, but I can't set a strwaman on fire.  eqfan592   Dec-22-09 08:30 PM   #14 
        - I missed the part about the stereo where was that exactly?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Dec-22-09 09:01 PM   #19 
        - Why should I risk my life to save a crook's life?  GreenStormCloud   Dec-23-09 07:01 AM   #38 
        - No... but I might use lethal force in defense if a kid forcefully breaks into my family's house.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Dec-24-09 06:31 PM   #42 
     - I agree that a 19 year old being shot isn't "good"...  eqfan592   Dec-22-09 07:50 PM   #4 
     - I live out in the country.  panader0   Dec-22-09 08:04 PM   #8 
        - And I don't believe in placing the lives of my family and myself...  eqfan592   Dec-22-09 08:10 PM   #9 
        - Well said!  Fire_Medic_Dave   Dec-22-09 08:59 PM   #18 
        - As do I with a notional 30 minute response from LEO assistance  ProgressiveProfessor   Dec-22-09 09:35 PM   #23 
        - I once called the cops because someone threw a beer bottle through my window.  proteus_lives   Dec-23-09 01:07 AM   #34 
           - Both kinds of snakes have been problematic here  ProgressiveProfessor   Dec-23-09 09:23 AM   #40 
        - So if someone  armueller2001   Dec-23-09 06:38 AM   #36 
     - Are you sure the homeowner was in absolutely no danger?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Dec-22-09 07:57 PM   #5 
     - I suspect he's willing to stake the homeowner's life on it.  Dr. Strange   Dec-22-09 09:06 PM   #20 
        - I suspect you are right.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Dec-22-09 09:46 PM   #24 
     - I have never broken into someone's home to steal something from them.  beyurslf   Dec-22-09 07:59 PM   #6 
     - 19 is old enough to understand the wrongness and stupidity of breaking in to an occupied home  slackmaster   Dec-22-09 08:41 PM   #16 
     - I know for certain that you cant take mine with you when you die  Katya Mullethov   Dec-22-09 10:54 PM   #31 
     - If someone tries to steal from me I'll take their life.  proteus_lives   Dec-23-09 01:04 AM   #33 
     - Please see my thread: These people did not resist the criminal, but died anyway.  GreenStormCloud   Dec-23-09 06:50 AM   #37 
  - Frankly I Don't Care  WVRICK13   Dec-23-09 06:21 AM   #35 
     - I'd rather not have my stuff stolen but I agree,  Fire_Medic_Dave   Dec-24-09 03:49 PM   #41 

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