Wednesday, February 15, 2012

A Call for Machete Control Measures

Justice Stephen Breyer was robbed at machete-point while vacationing in the West Indies according to a story in the Washington Post.

I wonder?

Did the assailant acquire the West Indies Machete Registration Study Guide?

Did he attend mandatory machete safety class?

Did he have the proper machete storage safe?

Did the police run a criminal background check on him before he purchased his machete?

Did he register his machete?

Did he pay the $369.50 in fees required to own the machete?

Was he fingerprinted?

Did he wait 10 days before obtaining the Approved Machete Registration Certificate?

Did he have the machete "slice" tested so that his machete could be identified scientifically in case it was suspected in a crime?

Didn't he know he is only allowed to take the machete home or use it at a machete range?

Probably not. I guess the National Machete Association would fight that kind of thing.

No comments: