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  •  Or, as in Mexico, an impenetrable home. (1+ / 0-)
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    Houses generally have "protectores" which we'd call burglar bars.  But they are more decorative and a part of the architecture and culture of the place.

    With an iron gate securely locked across the front door, back and side doors, no one can get in without ripping out a solid concrete or masonry wall.  

    That sort of housing eliminates surprise home invasions.

    "The law is meant to be my servant and not my master, still less my torturer and my murderer." -- James Baldwin. July 11, 1966.

    by YucatanMan on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 02:37:30 PM PST

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