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More European asshattery.
Burglars as well as their victims must have the right to protection from violence, the Government's top lawyer said today.

Existing legislation is adequate to give home owners the right to repulse intruders using "reasonable force", Attorney General Lord Goldsmith told The Observer.

"We must protect victims and law-abiding citizens," he said.

"But we have to recognise that others have some rights as well. They don't lose all rights because they're engaged in criminal conduct."

Sorry. If you violate the law you've broken the social contract. Break into a house and the owner has the right to break your ass. Except if you're in the UK, apparently.
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