NH: GOP seeks to expand deadly force law

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December 28, 2010
Associated Press    
Posted in 2AM News, LAND News, News

"In his veto message blocking the 2006 gun bill, Lynch, a Democrat, said he wanted to avoid a law that 'would authorize any shopper to instantly shoot and kill a thief who had grabbed or tugged at the shopper’s purse or briefcase, regardless of how many shoppers might be placed in harm’s way by such actions.’" [editor's note: Seems a bit excessive to me; a good shot taking out the perp's kneecaps would seem to suffice - SAT] [additional editor's note: A kneecap shot is a lot more likely to miss -- and to hit some innocent other -- than a center mass chest shot - TLK]  (12/28/10)


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