Is banning guns a solution to uncontrolled, wanton violence? Not so fast. A recent newspaper story about downtown Denver strongly suggests otherwise, where a man harassed and threatened people in the 16th Street Mall with a plastic pole. Read more for details. A Denver police spokesperson said the presence of large number of police was effective in getting the situation under control.
- A man was arrested for assaulting people with a pole.
- The unusual weaponry proves that when people can not arm themselves in more traditional ways they will find other means.
- Going back to the first cave-person to hit another person with a rock, it seems people will always find a way to use tools for hitting other people.
“when humans haven’t got guns and knives, they have no problem falling back on their ancestral sticks and stones”