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  •  It's a real fallacy that even if you do shoot (5+ / 0-)

    someone in your home, who has broken into your home, that you will just go on with your merry life.

    Shooting someone will very likely wreck your life, as much as save it.

    "They did not succeed in taking away our voice" - Angelique Kidjo - Opening the Lightning In a Bottle concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York City - 2003

    by LilithGardener on Mon Mar 18, 2013 at 09:20:37 PM PDT

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    •  A good trainer will hammer this home (2+ / 0-)
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      Freedom isn't free. Patriots pay taxes.

      by Dogs are fuzzy on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 01:09:45 AM PDT

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      •  Yes, as my Dad taught us... (0+ / 0-)

        "It's easy to pull the trigger but can you live with the consequences".

        That was his third rule for guns.

        #1:  Assume all firearms are loaded.
        #2:  Never point one at something you didn't want to kill.

        -7.62; -5.95 The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.~Tesla

        by gerrilea on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 01:32:03 AM PDT

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    •  That's not true for everyone, some people (0+ / 0-)

      sleep like babies. It doesn't seem to affect them at all.

      They think "He deserved it!" case closed.

      "If you don't sin, then Jesus died for nothing!" (on a sign at a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans)

      by ranger995 on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 08:16:13 AM PDT

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