Lady faced 14 year jail sentence in Australia for having pepper spray.

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  1. drop bear

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    It is a terrible way to approach self defence though.

    If you are going to carry a gun you need to be set up in a manner that you are prepared to shoot and kill someone.

    Which means you are prepared for the sort of violent confrontation that requires you to shoot and kill someone.

    Otherwise the attitude to gun carry becomes irresponsible and dangerous.

    And god forbid you shoot miss and kill someone else.
     
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    And a video that really shows the comedy of errors that occur when nobody has a real clue what they are doing.
     
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    Say what you want but that comedy of errors stopped the robbery and apprehended a criminal that had already committed 10 armed robberies in that area.

    Its easy to Monday Morning QB when the shotgun isn't in your face.
     
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    But it is alright when you use it to make a point though?
     
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    I'm not judging them. Just using the video to point out that they had the option of defending themselves and they chose that option.

    They made their decision they thought was best for them and did what they thought they needed to do to protect themselves.
     
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    Oh, I definitely agree with that concept, DB.
     
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    Ignorance of the law is not an excuse. She should be punished for that. She was a writer and she must know that weapons are illegal
     
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    why does being a writer mean she MUST know the law?

    do writer have to sit a law exam to become writers?
     
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    They locked him in with them.

    I mean we can use that video to point out that they could have just let the guy go.
     
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    As what she said, she was a writer in the court. This means that this isn't her first time going to the court.
    Not just in court, in every establishment, weapons are not allowed.
     
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    She's a journalist so I was wondering how much she exaggerated her story for effect, it depends who she is employed by too, her editor might have wanted a certain type of political leaning to her story as well.
     
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    I agree It is really possible that they want to make publicity out of it. Which I can say that she is stupid.
     

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