colinjallen at YAHOO.CO.UK
Fri Nov 17 08:28:27 EST 2006
It is not a serious consideration; the chances of his petition being taken seriously in the UK are precisely 0.
Martin Hutchby <Thaiboysexpress at AOL.COM> wrote:
An absolutely outrageous idea that ordinary people should be allowed to
carry guns of any description. Look at the comparison between gun related deaths i
n the UK and the US, popuation difference aside the per capita %age speaks
for itself. Also look at the statistics of how many of them are shot with their
own weapon (that includes cops).
Just think of the amount of idiots that get a driving licence - you want to
trust them to make split second decisions to use a firearm correctly and in
accordance with prevailing legislation ?????
And out of interest, what sort of "training qualification" would be
appropriate......I don't think there are many judgemental simulators in the public
domain which would allow for scenario training; let alone people qualified to
impart the rationale behind the whole judgemental process of whether to shoot
I know this isn't the forum for this debate but I cannot believe this is
even a serious consideration.
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