1997-08-23 - Re: Shooting the taggers

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From: Jonathan Wienke <JonWienk@ix.netcom.com>
To: “John Smith” <cypherpunks@cyberpass.net
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UTC Datetime: 1997-08-23 15:08:22 UTC
Raw Date: Sat, 23 Aug 1997 23:08:22 +0800

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From: Jonathan Wienke <JonWienk@ix.netcom.com>
Date: Sat, 23 Aug 1997 23:08:22 +0800
To: "John Smith" <cypherpunks@cyberpass.net
Subject: Re: Shooting the taggers
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At 10:14 PM 8/22/97 PDT, John Smith wrote:
>Your own child gets a ride home with a crowd of high-spirited
>troublemakers, and on the way home they bash in J. Cypherpunk's
>mailbox with a baseball bat.  JC appears on his porch and rakes
>the car with his AK-47, killing all on board.  Is this justified?

I wouldn't go that far, but when a group of 10 punks armed with sawed-off,
nail-embedded baseball bats swaggers through the neighborhood, it would be
nice if the residents could disarm them and escort them to the middle of
the Mojave at gunpoint without falling afoul of the LEA's ourselves.

Jonathan Wienke

What part of "the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be
infringed" is too hard to understand? (From 2nd Amendment, U.S. Constitution)

When everyone is armed, criminals fear everyone, not just the police.

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