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Sword Defender Cleared

Discussion in 'The Cutting Edge' started by BritStudent, Feb 10, 2010.

  1. BritStudent

    BritStudent

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    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/humber/8508980.stm

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    Unfortunately, the mind set of your Crown barrister is infecting more and more people in the colonies.
     

  3. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    "Unlawful wounding"???? :rofl:

    Tell me they have a law for "excessive gas-passing" or something.
     
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    And that's exactly why both sides in a duel use identical weapons.

    In self-defence, however, the goal is to protect yourself from the attacker by any means available. It's not about fair play and equal opportunity.
     
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    Maybe the Brits believe that all assaults must be dealt with by the Marquess of Queensberry rules? :dunno:

    Thank goodness we have some variation of the Castle Doctrine in sensible Red states in this country. Ironically, that concept arose from English Common Law...

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