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  •  there are numerous things that could be done (2+ / 0-)
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    LilithGardener, Paul1a

    without killing the kid.  When you are solely reliant on the gun, you become unaware of these other things.

    I'm not saying that the guy is legally at fault.  He isn't.  But there are, believe it or not, many cases of misunderstandings in which even something as tense as this could have been resolved without loss of life IF the gun weren't the primary option.

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