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Response to lastlib (Reply #35)

Wed May 1, 2013, 03:17 PM

67. Yes, it IS rational!

That is, if you have any concept of rationality. I can protect the life of my innocent wife and my own life by shooting the brutish thug that kicks in my back door at 3:00 am intent on murdering us during his burglary attempt. Do you think the police are armed only for the purpose of participating in target shooting competitions? Or could it be because they understand that to protect the lives of the innocent, it may be required of them to take the life of a dangerous criminal? Or is that too irrational for you?

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