Acid attacks in London

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Acid attacks in London

Postby mloamiller » Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:40 am

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/07/14 ... tacks.html

More evidence that the problem has nothing to do with the weapon of choice, be it a gun, a car, a knife, etc. Those intent on harming others will find something to do so with. Government does a disservice to its citizens by making it increasingly harder for them to defend themselves against such violence.
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Re: Acid attacks in London

Postby apostate » Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:52 am

It was never about guns. It was always about control. "Power over people," as the Iron Lady said.
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Re: Acid attacks in London

Postby Lynyrd » Fri Jul 14, 2017 12:56 pm

London police chief Cressida Dick said officers were concerned by the increase in the "completely barbaric" attacks.

"We will arrest people, we will enforce the law as we can, and we are working very closely with the (government) to try to see if there is any changes in the law required," she told LBC radio.

The spike in attacks has prompted some lawmakers to call for restrictions on the sale and carrying of corrosive liquids such as sulfuric acid.


They just don't get it. Bad people are going to do bad things. You can't legislate bad people out of existence. When you take away any tool they can use, what's left? Fists? Feet? Are they going to outlaw having hands and feet too?
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Re: Acid attacks in London

Postby John Galt » Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:52 pm

apostate wrote:It was never about guns. It was always about control. "Power over people," as the Iron Lady said.


Just as health care is not about health, but control.

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Re: Acid attacks in London

Postby ScottDLS » Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:34 pm

mloamiller wrote:http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/07/14/acid-becoming-weapon-choice-among-teens-in-london-amid-growing-attacks.html

More evidence that the problem has nothing to do with the weapon of choice, be it a gun, a car, a knife, etc. Those intent on harming others will find something to do so with. Government does a disservice to its citizens by making it increasingly harder for them to defend themselves against such violence.


Just got back from London and Paris. Too bad I couldn't carry while I was there. But I did note the guards at Buckingham Palace had some scary black rifles and subguns. I saw some M4 variants, some HK 5.56 rifles, some MP7 (I think) subguns and some "bullpup" style 5.56 rifles. And there's always those cool fuzzy hats... :biggrinjester:
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Re: Acid attacks in London

Postby philip964 » Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:00 pm

"Life altering injuries"

Suspect in juvenile court. Maybe he will have his hands slapped.


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Re: Acid attacks in London

Postby crazy2medic » Sun Jul 16, 2017 4:55 am

some "bullpup" style 5.56 rifles.
That would be the SA80, the brits had some issues with them at first but they seem to have corrected the short comings and it's now a reliable rifle!
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Re: Acid attacks in London

Postby LucasMcCain » Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:14 am

ScottDLS wrote:
mloamiller wrote:http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/07/14/acid-becoming-weapon-choice-among-teens-in-london-amid-growing-attacks.html

More evidence that the problem has nothing to do with the weapon of choice, be it a gun, a car, a knife, etc. Those intent on harming others will find something to do so with. Government does a disservice to its citizens by making it increasingly harder for them to defend themselves against such violence.


Just got back from London and Paris. Too bad I couldn't carry while I was there. But I did note the guards at Buckingham Palace had some scary black rifles and subguns. I saw some M4 variants, some HK 5.56 rifles, some MP7 (I think) subguns and some "bullpup" style 5.56 rifles. And there's always those cool fuzzy hats... :biggrinjester:

When I was in Paris 10 years ago, most of the military personnel I saw at the airport and various monuments were carrying very well-loved looking MP5s. Gotta admit, I was really jealous.
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