Wednesday, June 22, 2011

New Yorkers Defending Themselves with Baseball Bats

I was just watching a soft news show, Inside Edition and they were showing a story of pharmacies in New York who are being robbed at gun point for drugs.

Apparently one recent incident resulted in 4 fatal shootings by a lone gunman. The victims did not put up any resistance, they were simply shot because they were there. One of them was only 17. The story is here:

Last bit of the story on IE was of a small pharmacy owner who is going to keep a baseball bat at her side at all times.

Last I checked, a baseball bat doesn't do so well against a gun, unless the wielder of the bat gets a jump on the assailant.

Perhaps NY needs to reconsider its gun laws? I bet that these types of crimes would plummet.

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