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Old 07-08-2012, 01:21 PM
Originally Posted by Gordon View Post
I think there is an analytical element to this, obviously. In the Simmons decision the Supreme Court said more or less that it was not the practice of civilized nations to kill individuals under 18. The deeper reason for this is well explained by Bourne. But just prima facie, how can so many of you advocate killing a child of nine under immediate self defense?

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