U.K. - Can't Defend The Family??? Jesus.....

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    Just back from a week in the U.K.

    Last night there – had dinner with a WONDERFUL couple (leg of lamb, veggies, potatoes, cheese, dessert – of course, Guiness – totally British!) and the topic of guns came up. I told our host how many guns I had in the house back in the States and he said, “Wait a minute…..”

    He rushed upstairs to his hiding place and came back with a standard, WalMart issue pocket knife. He told me it’s illegal to have this – anything that “folds” is illegal. We are talking a basic pocket knife here.

    I asked him – “What do you do if someone breaks in, attacks your wife, and you stab them with that thing?” He told me – he gets prison time, the attacker gets “Community Service.”

    WTF???

    I asked – can’t you protect yourself, inflict bodily harm? He says – nope. Have to attempt to restrain the intruders. Can’t injure/kill them –result=jail time.

    Vote Obama. We’ll be at this level about 2 years into his next Commie term.

    Unfreaking believable what the U.K. has become.
     
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    No comments on this Socialist Liberal Stupidity??
    How can anyone live like this??
    Thoughts? Comments?

    Discuss???
     
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    Is he allowed to own a cricket bat?
    Not as good as a baseball bat for defense, but it's better than nothing.
     
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    guinness is irish
     
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    It is legal to own a firearm in the UK as long as you go through the proper processes. Oh, and your friend is wrong. You can own and buy pocket knives in the UK. Now, flick knives, they're a whole different issue...
     
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    He has an axe handle - in the kitchen closet
    Not sure what good it'll do. If he maim's the guy he goes to prison - intruder gets "Community Service."
     
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    It flows in the UK. American "version" on tap is chilled....
     
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    Hope you had fun in England!
     
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    I don't think he's wrong/making up stories. You can buy CRACK in the UK I am sure - not too sure it's legal.

    Regarding knives - Anything that "folds" knife-wise, is illegal. Fact.
     
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    maybe it is in whatever shit hole you drink in, but it doesn't change the fact that it's irish, not british.
     

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