Patrick Mercer MP is introducing a bill in the House of Commons to restore the householders` right to self-defense. This bill has overwhelming public support. The current law is ineffective in reducing crime. But the bill will not become law; the government has today announced that there is no need for a change to the law. Joyce Lee Malcolm--Professor of History at Bentley College and author of Guns and Violence: The English Experience--explains why both the government and the legal establishment are happy with the status quo.
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