Because it is easier to focus on inanimate objects than to actually empower your citizens to defend themselves. Siege enters second day after man armed with crossbow threatened health workers in Stoke-on-Trent
A siege has entered its second day after armed police were called to a home where a man threatened health workers with a crossbow.
Now there are crossbows with more than one bow, but mostly those are props in movies or TV shows. Most have 1 bow, which means 1 shot. And while I wouldn’t want to get shot by a crossbow, I might be tempted to look for an opportunity to attack the guy – over 12 hours or more.
But a couple of generations of British have been told to just be sheep.