You know how this could have been resolved?
Well, it's the NRA's stock (ahem) answer to all gun problems in the the USA.
A robotic Romeo, attempting to "charm" or "distract" its target, suffered damage to its antenna during an altercation with a man in North Carolina, according to media reports. The machine was an "elite member" of a specialist local police unit. The Times-News of Hendersonville, North Carolina, has the story, in which sheriff's …
It's the populations that are disarmed and helpless that have the problem.
I love how people such as yourself love to ignore the facts.
"The study, which was released Wednesday, shows that gun owners committed only 259 “justifiable homicides” involving a gun, compared to 8,342 criminal gun homicides in 2012. This brings the ratio to about 32 criminal gun homicides for every one justifiable gun homicide."
"Packing heat may backfire. People who carry guns are far likelier to get shot – and killed – than those who are unarmed, a study of shooting victims in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has found."
"A recent meta-analysis concluded what many people already knew: the availability of firearms is a strong risk factor for both homicide and suicide. But the study came to another conclusion that is rarely mentioned in the gun control debate: females are uniquely impacted by the availability of a firearm. Indeed, the study found that women with access to firearms become homicide victims at significantly higher rates than men."
"Anything less would be a crime."
Not necessarily. "Romeo" (at this juncture) might want to become Romitta. Who are we to force an unwanted appendage (peripheral, if you will) upon this hapless servant of The Man?
* People for the Ethical Treatment of Automatons