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    soldiers on patrol are expected to clear their weapons when not outside a vehicle/actively on patrol.  They are also expected to clear their weapons when not in a hot zone, and to not carry ammunition when not absolutely necessary.

    As far as police go, I would question many of our current police policies with regards to this, especially considering the recent abuses with regards to shooting incidents of non-threatening people.  Perhaps the time necessary to load and chamber might have allowed for more reflection of the target?

    Of course, both of those groups are also trained, and responsible for their weapons.  What you are suggesting is a free for all with unlicensed/unregistered individuals carrying loaded weapons because...

    Freedom?

    I don't blame Christians. I blame Stupid. Which sadly is a much more popular religion these days.

    by detroitmechworks on Mon Mar 11, 2013 at 06:56:38 PM PDT

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