Nobody over here is talking about relaxing gun laws,
it's not anyone's agenda, and it will never happen.
That is so sad that it almost breaks my heart.
(I think that the structural histories of our respective governments r antithetical.)
Google tells me that there r over 50,000,000 people in England.
Of all those people NO ONE
Not even enuf liberty be ABLE
to defend his or her own life ?
My grandfather was from Devon Shire, England, in the 18OOs.
Historically, the English used to take pride
in being freedom-loving, and having relative
I will not challenge u on the facts; u r there on the scene.
If u say it is so, then I 'm sure it is.
There is talk about whether or not more police should be trained to use firearms,
That 's like a discussion qua whether
MORE cardio-vascular surgeons shud be trained,
with a consensus against citizens' possession of defibrillators.
as the police were on the scene in 9 minutes but had to wait another five for an ARV.
About 3O years ago, I saw a demented bum
breaking the window of a women's shoe store on Madison Ave. & 54th Street.
I called the police; I was very surprised at how fast thay arrived.
The word instantly comes to mind (maybe within a minute ? )
Guns would have turned a tragedy into a catastrophe.
Maybe less of a (final) catastrophe for the decedent,
if he 'd had adequate firepower.
(Personally, I favor a .44 special revolver, for walking in better safety.)
If the thuggish, far right EDL, who turned up to throw bottles
at the police, had been armed we'd be mourning a lot more than one death today.
I know nothing of the "EDL", nor do I
understand the concept of being "far right" in England,
in that I do not
believe that u have in mind the constraints of the US Constitution.
is the subject matter of the conservation, in England?
Being "far right" means being conservative, orthodox, NOT
varying from something;
I know not WHAT
. Something about the Monarchy ??