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Every law should be appended with “or else we’ll kill you."
Dealing death over lawn care
NBC News reports:
“An attempt by Austin, Texas, officials to serve a search warrant and provide lawn care resulted in shots fired, an hourslong standoff, a house fire and a death, police said Wednesday.” [Emphasis added] (…)
“The warrant was left at the door and contractors for the city’s code enforcement began working on the lawn. About an hour later, the resident started shooting from inside the house, Chacon said.”
Any property owner is arguably within his rights to use lethal force against a flagrant trespasser, but this man was probably psychotic.
Nonetheless, the psychotic break and bloodshed would not have happened if government bureaucrats had not infringed on his property rights. And the tragedy is a chilling reminder that every law, no matter how unjust and petty, ultimately carries a death sentence as its enforcement mechanism.
For the sake of clarity, every law should be appended with “or else we’ll kill you."
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