You know, if I hadn’t heard the fucking statists on the Bob Rivers Show on KZOK-FM this morning trying to make the British police sound blameless, this headline would have been more shocking. Apparently, he was being monitored from home, while on a bus, and only when he headed for the Tube was he chased. Imagine – running for a train while wearing a heavy coat is justification for police execution. What will the British cops do when winter sets in? Start shooting every dark skinned person who’s running late for work? Have the bobbies opened their ranks to the Klan?
The apologists will say, well, the cops didn’t know he wasn’t armed when they shot him. Well, shouldn’t they assume that? I mean, Britain has the most Draconian gun control laws on the books – the cops should be assuming that citizens aren’t armed and be using non-lethal forms of subduing potential criminals.
Even if you come to correct conclusion that massive gun control does nothing to assuage crime in general (and merely disarms law-abiding citizens, hereafter referred to as “victims”), I’m sure that the apologist’s next statement will be about defence. Defence? Five head shots is “defence”? A shot to the leg or shoulder is defence – if a weapon is brandished, a shot to the chest or head is justifiable. Five head shots is nothing more than fear, uncontrolled emotional outbursts that, quite frankly, all gun owners should be in control of.