Thursday, December 11, 2008

Silent (gun free) night

The emasculation of the hapless Brits continues:
A 400-YEAR-OLD custom of firing muskets to mark Christmas has been banned — in case it scares children.

Historic re-enactment buffs in full 17th-century militia garb traditionally fire blanks when the festive lights are switched on in Wimborne, Dorset.

But deputy mayor John Burden, 62 — in charge while the mayor is away — has now banned them.

He said: “Last year there were kids who were very upset and crying.”

Article here.

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