NH's state motto is "Live free or die." It's sort of an oasis of liberty in the increasingly socialized northeast.
But, yeah, it's no Texas.
In Texas, the baby would have capped the guy
Growing up in a rural part of Oklahoma had it's advantages. The sherrif's office really frowned upon burglaries in the area and would tell some people, "If you drive home and find somebody robbing your place, just shoot them and drag the body inside. We won't notice any blood."