Originally created 08/17/97

Ready, aim ...



Watch Louisiana's car-jacking rates go down. The governor there just signed into law a measure permitting motorists and/or passengers to use however much force they want to turn back criminals trying to invade their vehicles -- including killing them.

Knowing they might be blown away, run over or subjected to other means of death should discourage many would-be car-jackers in the Pelican State. So what are Georgia and South Carolina waiting for?