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July 09, 2007

No Armed Unit At Glasgow Airport Attack

...except, of course, for the actual terrorists.

Armed police were on duty at most other major British airports at the time.

The two men arrested at the airport were tackled by an unarmed officer, an off-duty policeman who was passing by and members of the public.

Gun-grabbers will point out the fact that a heroic cabbie and baggage-handler and a tourist were able to subdue the terrorists bare-handed, but what if the terrorists had decided to break the gun-control laws in addition to the laws against terrorism and arson by explosion?

Thanks to USCitizen.


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