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    Question Mean while in the GFZ of the UK: Doctors' kitchen knives ban call

    British Doctors Call for Ban on Long Kitchen Knives to End Stabbings

    Violent crimes haven’t gone away with the UK’s gun control. They’ve actually gone up.

    Britons suffer 1,158,957 violent crimes per year, which works out at 2,034 per 100,000 residents. The U.S., meanwhile, has a rate of 466 crimes per 100,000 residents, which is lower than France’s, at 504

    Instead of gun crime, the UK worries about knife crime. And has been practicing knife control.

    The UK outlawed the switchblade and gravity knife in 1959.

    In 1988 possession of a pocket knife with a blade larger than 3 inches in public became illegal.

    In 1996, it became illegal to sell a razor blade to anyone under the age of 16.

    In 2007, you needed a license to be able to sell “non-domestic knives.”

    Despite all that knifepoint robberies rose by 10 percent this year and there are some 60,000 stabbings each year. So the push is on to outlaw long kitchen knives. Once that’s done, surely utopia will be at hand.

    http://frontpagemag.com/2012/dgreenf...end-stabbings/

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    Quote Originally Posted by XD40sc View Post
    British Doctors Call for Ban on Long Kitchen Knives to End Stabbings

    Violent crimes haven’t gone away with the UK’s gun control. They’ve actually gone up.

    Britons suffer 1,158,957 violent crimes per year, which works out at 2,034 per 100,000 residents. The U.S., meanwhile, has a rate of 466 crimes per 100,000 residents, which is lower than France’s, at 504

    Instead of gun crime, the UK worries about knife crime. And has been practicing knife control.

    The UK outlawed the switchblade and gravity knife in 1959.

    In 1988 possession of a pocket knife with a blade larger than 3 inches in public became illegal.

    In 1996, it became illegal to sell a razor blade to anyone under the age of 16.

    In 2007, you needed a license to be able to sell “non-domestic knives.”

    Despite all that knifepoint robberies rose by 10 percent this year and there are some 60,000 stabbings each year. So the push is on to outlaw long kitchen knives. Once that’s done, surely utopia will be at hand.

    http://frontpagemag.com/2012/dgreenf...end-stabbings/
    Well, since Utopia was written by a former Chancellor of England (Thomas More), you'd think utopia is just around the corner. Ban kitchen knives, and pull the UK out of the EU, and everything will be perfect.

    You don't suppose it has anything to do with their reliance on a constituional monarchy, do you?
    I'll make you an offer: I will argue and fight for all of your rights, if you will do the same for me. That is the only way freedom can work. We have to respect all rights, all the time--and strive to win the rights of the other guy as much as for ourselves.

    If I am equal to another, how can I legitimately govern him without his express individual consent?

    There is no human being on earth I hate so much I would actually vote to inflict government upon him.

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    Take away all the long sharpy pointy knifes and only outlaws ....

    forget it ... they are the stupid english ... any place with a king and queen? who cares.

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    Quote Originally Posted by davidmcbeth View Post
    Take away all the long sharpy pointy knifes and only outlaws ....

    forget it ... they are the stupid english ... any place with a king and queen? who cares.
    She's a constitutional monarch with only a tiny bit of political power--she opens parliament and gives it some direction in her opening speech.

    This goes back to before Victoria if I recall--the monarchy was pushed into near irrelevance.

    Otherwise, the entirety of the government derives its so-called legitimacy from her so-called sovereignty.

    Our government claims its legitimacy from consent of the governed. Its really just a minor difference--they're both lies.
    I'll make you an offer: I will argue and fight for all of your rights, if you will do the same for me. That is the only way freedom can work. We have to respect all rights, all the time--and strive to win the rights of the other guy as much as for ourselves.

    If I am equal to another, how can I legitimately govern him without his express individual consent?

    There is no human being on earth I hate so much I would actually vote to inflict government upon him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Citizen View Post

    Our government claims its legitimacy from consent of the governed. Its really just a minor difference--they're both lies.
    Two thumbs up !!! You'll be visiting Cuba soon .. you know too much.


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    Quote Originally Posted by XD40sc View Post
    British Doctors Call for Ban on Long Kitchen Knives to End Stabbings

    Violent crimes haven’t gone away with the UK’s gun control. They’ve actually gone up.

    Britons suffer 1,158,957 violent crimes per year, which works out at 2,034 per 100,000 residents. The U.S., meanwhile, has a rate of 466 crimes per 100,000 residents, which is lower than France’s, at 504

    Instead of gun crime, the UK worries about knife crime. And has been practicing knife control.

    The UK outlawed the switchblade and gravity knife in 1959.

    In 1988 possession of a pocket knife with a blade larger than 3 inches in public became illegal.

    In 1996, it became illegal to sell a razor blade to anyone under the age of 16.

    In 2007, you needed a license to be able to sell “non-domestic knives.”

    Despite all that knifepoint robberies rose by 10 percent this year and there are some 60,000 stabbings each year. So the push is on to outlaw long kitchen knives. Once that’s done, surely utopia will be at hand.

    http://frontpagemag.com/2012/dgreenf...end-stabbings/
    Anyone who thinks UK is safe can role by my neck of the woods and see petrol bombs going off in the street along with violent riots which involve petrol bombs and civies clashing with PSNI. Just disgusting how these politicians can make laws about how to make bad areas (*COUGH*Belfast*COUGH*) safer when they haven't even been to a bad part of the UK. Sickening!

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    <quote>Mean while in the GFZ of the UK: Doctors' kitchen knives ban call</quote>
    Then let us take up Salad Forks against these wretched kitchen knifes That seek to abridge our innate right of free communication.

    Sorry, I couldn't look at it and not respond any longer.
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    take away the knives and they'll just find something else.

    A pint glass or a beer bottle, broken first against the corner of a brick wall, can do a lot of damage when pushed into someone's face. Glasses or bottles were also smashed on the victim's head with similar results. See "Glassing" for a quick description and these photos (if you're squeamish don't look at them) to see the results of some attacks.

    Admittedly, most of those assaults were fueled by alcohol but my point is removing one possible weapon just means another will be found to replace it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Citizen View Post
    She's a constitutional monarch with only a tiny bit of political power--she opens parliament and gives it some direction in her opening speech.

    This goes back to before Victoria if I recall--the monarchy was pushed into near irrelevance.
    Spooner makes a compelling argument that this was first accomplished by the signing of the Magna Carta, which effectively stripped the monarch of any power to enforce any law.

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