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By John McAfee
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Jim Holmes
The midnight massacre at a screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" in Aurora, Colo., has put the issue of gun control back at center stage. Leftist lawmakers and TV anchors jumped the gun with the usual calls to restrict the Second Amendment. Propaganda aside, preventing tragedies like this in the future involves giving citizens the ability to fight back, not just be sitting ducks.
Revelers set a large street fire and battled police and fire crews who tried to intervene after St. Patrick's Day celebrations got out of hand in the town of London in Ontario province, authorities said Sunday.
District Fire Chief Jim Holmes said fire crews were called to the scene after revelers flipped over a TV news van and set it on fire, but the crews were driven back when some people in the crowd pelted them with rocks and bottles.