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Two years in the slammer if your dog bites a burglar

The United Kingdom seems to have a lot of concern for protecting the rights of burglars as they commit crimes against law abiding citizens. The case of Tony Martin, convicted of murder (later reduced to manslaughter after an international outcry) in 1999 for killing a burglar in his house with a shotgun was only the beginning. Now comes news from the UK Telegraph that the Wales parliament is vetting legislation that would send dog owners to jail for up to 2 years if their dog bites a burglar in the course of committing a crime.

[The]  Control of Dogs (Wales) Bill contains the provision for owners to be jailed for that period if a dog injuries another pet or a person, and to be given an unlimited fine.

The current Animal Welfare Act provides for owners to be jailed for a maximum of six months and fined up to £20,000.

The draft legislation, out to consultation until March 1, provides no defence if a dog bites a burglar, or if the person bitten provokes the dog.

The Kennel Club believes the Welsh Government had “got this one wrong”.

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» 19 Comments

  1. Sniffles

    January 11th, 2013

    The UK does not have a justice system anymore, or anything resembling a functioning police force. If you are a law abiding citizen unfortunate enough to be the victim of a crime, better roll up into a ball and hope you and your loved ones are left alive and intact. If you try to defend yourself or anyone else, there is a high probability you will be hauled off to jail, charged, prosecuted then sentenced to prison. The crminal who perpetrated the crime? Well, he gets to testify against you in court then he can go home. The folks in charge of upholding the law in the UK are now outright aiding and abetting criminals, make no mistake about that.

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  2. AvgDude

    January 11th, 2013

    The UK is run by evill, passive aggressive sadists. There is no other way to describe this kind of insanity. If the people in the US allow the government to disarm them, we will be the UK on steroids in regards to insane lawmaking designed intentionally to reward evil and punish the innocent for merely defending themselves against evil.

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  3. grayscape

    January 11th, 2013

    Then there was the older guy who went to jail for hitting a burglar with a fireplace poker. Burglar armed with a banned illegal handgun got free healthcare, zero jailtime.

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  4. BILL

    January 11th, 2013

    are the growing british mooslums just going to sit back and have dogs social status elevated?

    just more sparks to light the powder keg !

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  5. BILL

    January 11th, 2013

    wait did piss morgan just call for the ban of all assault dogs?

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  6. Pearl Clutcher

    January 11th, 2013

    This is the same fucking country (U.K) that gives sicko’s new identities once they leave prison because it is “their human right”. Remember years ago when a lil boy was killed by two other children along the tracks. Well the fuckers are out of prison with new identifies one living in the U.S.A the other is back in prison yet again demanding another new identity.

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  7. Pearl Clutcher

    January 11th, 2013

     
  8. Two Legged Blue Eyed Cracker

    January 11th, 2013

    POOFS

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  9. Pearl Clutcher

    January 11th, 2013

    In regard to this article my only response is “Bite Me!”.

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  10. F.D.R. in Hell

    January 11th, 2013

    …only if the dog is a Welsh Corgi or a Welsh Terrier.
    :evil:

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  11. Claudia

    January 11th, 2013

    So the only solution UK has given its law abiding citizens is to kill the burglar and hide his body? They better make sure their dog can kill or they will have to do the deed.

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  12. BILL

    January 11th, 2013

    “So the only solution UK has given its law abiding citizens is to”

    be a victim !!!

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  13. Tim

    January 11th, 2013

    The Empire is dead.

    The remaining humans should exit at once.

    After borrowing all they can and running up their credit cards.

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  14. scr_north

    January 11th, 2013

    You have to understand that the Welsh are the Inbred, Hillbilly, Cousin-Lovin, Six Fingered, Eyes-Crossed, Dirt-Eating Druids of the British Isles. You know, the upper class.

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  15. Twellsy

    January 11th, 2013

    Lets see. The U.K. is being overrun with muslims, and they passed a “Control of dogs” law. Interesting.

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  16. RANDO

    January 11th, 2013

     
  17. Mr.Gates

    January 11th, 2013

    A gallon of gas and a match would probably cover up a dog bite pretty good.

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  18. Unruly Refugee

    January 11th, 2013

    What happens to the burglars who don’t give the government their cut of the take?

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  19. One Notch Above a Congresscritter

    January 11th, 2013

    Piers Morgan, call your office.

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