“A town at the heart of the usually sedate Home Counties is being patrolled day and night by armed police trying to stop feuding gangs killing each other,” dailymail.co.uk reports. “In the past four months there have been nine shootings in Luton linked to trouble between youths on the Marsh Farm and Lewsey Farm estates . . . Armed officers are now patrolling both estates and using stop and search powers in an attempt to find weapons.” So much for the unarmed British Bobby, civil rights and the right to keep and bear arms in the Land of Hope and Glory. Make the jump for the latest police state fashion . . .