You Tube+Stringent Gun Laws=Victimhood

Discussion in 'Off-topic' started by adcurt, Oct 15, 2007.

  1. adcurt

    adcurt New Member

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    I have been reading stories like this happening in England for about a year now and I am now convinced that England couldn't fight off a case of the clap, let alone an invading army.

    The problem (in my humble opinion) is that this man had no ability to defend his home or family from violence because of England's "bad on guns." Its pathetic and sad.

    Not to mention that this is a cautionary tale for your children not to publish sensitive or private information in public places. What a dumba$$.

    Family beaten as YouTube party descends into chaos
    Fri Oct 12, 2007 10:37am EDT

    LONDON (Reuters) - A teen-ager was airlifted to hospital and his father had his nose broken when gatecrashers went on the rampage at a 16th birthday party after details were posted on YouTube, police and media reports said Friday.

    More than 100 uninvited teenagers descended on the family house, stole whisky and champagne, smashed windows and started fighting, according to reports.

    Engineer David Worthy, 53, was punched in the face when he tried to turn away a group of youths, while his son Stephen, 18, was badly beaten.

    A spokesman for Wiltshire Police in western England said an air ambulance took the teen-ager to hospital in Bath with suspected spinal injuries.

    His mother Susan Worthy, 52, a nurse, said they feared for their lives as the youths attacked the outside of the house.

    "We were scared stiff," she was reported as saying in the Times newspaper. "There was a loud bang and the windows smashed. I thought they were going to kill us."

    Her husband said: "One was swearing right in my face so I pushed him away and then all hell let loose."

    The party for their son Christopher was supposed to be a small event with about 30 invited guests. However, details were posted on the Internet, attracting dozens more teenagers.

    The parents had taken their youngest son Richard, 14, for a pub meal last Saturday and planned to return home to watch a video upstairs while the revelers celebrated below.

    After the gatecrashers arrived at their detached house in Chippenham, Wiltshire, they received a phone call from Stephen asking them to come home. His father was attacked when he asked the gatecrashers to leave.

    "It's all a bit of a blur," he said. "I have had to take several days off work with my broken nose and two black eyes."

    His son Stephen was discharged from hospital the next day.

    Wiltshire Police arrested six teenagers aged between 15 and 18. Four were held on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm, while two others were detained for public order offences. They were all bailed.
     
  2. M249

    M249 New Member

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    That's a damn shame. I watched some kids try to crash my neighbors party. About 10 carloads of knuckleheads show up while I'm sheet rocking my garage. I had taken my sidearm off and set it on the radio... when they showed up, the sidearm got put back on.

    As far as self-defense... The same could be said about Ireland. I'm glad my ancestors decided to GTFOOD back in the day. And to think the Euros were once warriors... even the French.