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geek_sabre Donating Member (619 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-01-08 11:15 AM
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135. Bet Kitty Genovese wishes she had Joe Horn as a neighbor
Edited on Tue Jul-01-08 11:16 AM by delaware97
That people are so self-absorbed and trusting in LE (which has no legal responsibility to swoop in and save your life) is why women even today can be raped in broad daylight in the middle of the street, and none of the dozens of passersby will stop to defend her. Threat of arrest and prison is obviously not enough to deter crime. From what I hear, there haven't been any break-ins in Horn's neighborhood since this incident.

I really hope we don't eliminate the right to self-defense like they have in Britain. Bystanders are either forbidden or too scared (not sure if its law) to come to someone's defense, for fear that they themselves will be punished. When elderly women can be arrested for chasing off a gang of thugs by firing a toy gun for "putting someone in fear with an imitation firearm," your fucked as a society. A right you cannot defend is a right in name only.


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