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Re: Purpose of quiet-list
> In a message dated 97-09-23 01:34:25 EDT, Bob S writes:
(Actually, that was the "other Bob" but I can live with it just the
> << One should be able to defend ones property from illegal
> activities instead of standing around wringing ones hands
> and chattering angrily like a squirrel in a tree. >>
> Well, first of all, I would like to say that I am a very
> peaceable person. I am the furthest thing from a gun
> freak. I don't own a weapon, and the last time I even
> discharged a firearm was when I went skeet-shooting
> at age 14 or 15.
> Further, I am only interested in acting within my legal
> rights against boom-car drivers.
> Due to the level of damage they are inflicting on me, I
> am driven to the point of at least being willing to entertain
> the idea of extending legal doctrines of self-defense to
> include defense against noise assault where the perpetrator
> clearly has no other motive except being a noise-maker.
> (In other words, people who create disturbances by mowing
> their lawns are not perpetrators of noise assault.)
> A few years ago there was quite a bit of publicity about
> "make my day" laws. I'm pretty sure Oklahoma passed
> one. These laws permit the use of firearms against
> illegal intruders entering the victim's domicile. I wouldn't
> use a firearm, but if there was a way I could legally
> disable the weapon used by someone conducting a
> boom car noise assault against me, I would do it in a
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