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Let's think about this, not give knee-jerk reactions. Almost ALL recent massacres have been in "Gun Free Zones" - so the idea of armed, trained people in those zones might very well provide a deterrent to these wackjobs whose agenda seems to be to kill as many unarmed folks as they can before first responders get there - then kill themselves. However, one thing missing from the whole discussion is that in the chaos of the moment - trying to protect non-wackjobs - it's very possible that anyone (sworn law enforcement officer or not) could miss and hit an innocent person. If this were to become law, it would be necessary to also pass some sort of "good Samaritan" law to protect those who were trying to do the right thing. Remember, that the key to this is probably taking away the idea of "soft targets" where these nuts can fulfill their dreams before they're stopped - they don't care if they die, they care if their plan to kill people is blocked.5 months ago
OK, no worries. But we should NOT ever spend any money at any GRIC casino, hotel, shopping area, etc. Boycott GRIC. They like our money, but not our way of life. Fine, let them get along without us.Feb 7, 2012
It's pretty obvious that we're not really concerned about bad dogs - it's bad dog owners . And pretty much by definition, any dog owner who doesn't use a leash when their dog is exposed to the public is a bad dog owner. Any dog can become aggressive under the right (or wrong) circumstances and the leash protects everyone. Anybody remember the man who shot the dog and its owner up north? The legal hassles were endless. Want to be the next one to shoot or be shot? Come on folks, common sense says keep your dogs on a leash and avoid the possible confrontations.Jan 26, 2012
Why do some not get the show-stopper problem with this? It's not about nice dogs/owners...it's about the biker with 3 killer fighting dogs. If even one person can do it - then anybody can do it. And I'll bet that those in favor of this would be ok living next to that " little old grandmother with her little Chihuahua" but don't want to live next to that biker and his dogs with their family and pets. He could easily have $50K in liability insurance. And it would be illegal to treat him differently. Here's the thing: There's no reason a dog shouldn't be on a leash when exposed to the public. It's good for the dog, good for the owners and good for the public. BTW, $50K is nothing if you look at the medical costs for a severe dog mauling along with legal fees, pain & suffering, lost income, etc. - how about making that at least $1M in liability?Jan 26, 2012