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  1. wmconelly

    wmconelly said, 9 months ago

    Shouldn’t the white guy have a gun?

  2. sanc8131

    sanc8131 said, 9 months ago

    Shouldn’t the black guy be beating up the white guy?

  3. t b

    t b said, 9 months ago

    Best comic I have seen on this subject.

  4. mikefive

    mikefive said, 9 months ago

    Since “stand your ground” wasn’t an issue in the trial, I don’t understand why the editorial cartoonists keep bringing it up.

  5. ARodney

    ARodney said, 9 months ago

    In a non-stand your ground state, when you follow someone and kill them, even though you had the ability to walk away, it’s murder. It’s only self defense if you’re trapped by an assailant with no opportunity to leave, or in your own home.

  6. DaSharkie

    DaSharkie GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    @wmconelly

    Nothing wrong with having a firearm. Yet we have hundreds of thousands of gang bangers all over this nation that have illegally owned weapons. Yet Liberals are OK with this, and the law abiding person cannot be armed, even after going through all the hoops and rigamarole that the Libs like to put in the way.

    And remember that Mr. Zimmerman’s father is Caucasian, his mother is Peruvian. He is half-“white” just as our President is.

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  8. Nantucket19

    Nantucket19 said, 9 months ago

    @DaSharkie

    Stop commenting on what liberals want as you obviously do not know anything about it. There are MANY liberals that own guns. Why are you opposed to background checks before getting guns?

    Zimmerman BRAGS about getting reduced charges for previous violence. Why should he be allowed to conceal carry?

    http://www.examiner.com/article/george-zimmerman-boasts-of-escaping-criminal-charges-2005-myspace-page

  9. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    @ARodney

    ARod, do you think having someone sitting on your chest pummeling you “MMA Style” or slamming your head into a concrete sidewalk a situation one has the ability to “walk away from”?

    Those are the “facts” in evidence.

    What say you?

  10. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    @Genome Project

    There are currently 31 states with “stand your ground” laws – or a similar law – and 3 more with legislation in the works.

    If you confront me – regardless of why – and then start punching me, I’m going to fight back with every available weapon at my disposal.

    If you confront me and want to talk about it. Well, that’s a different kettle of fish and I will use any diplomatic skill I possess to calm the situation and move one.

    You reap what you sow.

  11. lonecat

    lonecat said, 9 months ago

    The trial is over, and a jury could not find Zimmerman guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. That’s the way it is, and I think we should move on. But it seems pretty clear to me that race is still a potent issue in the US. Assuming that everyone has good will (quite an assumption, but let’s start there), how do people move forward? Shouting and blaming?

  12. DaSharkie

    DaSharkie GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    @Nantucket19

    I do not have a problem with background checks. nice of you to assume otherwise though.

    He should be allowed concealed carry if he does not have a conviction that disallows it.

    I see you have Nantucket in your tagname – I may assume that you live in Massachusetts. You would perhaps be aware that in order to purchase a firearm in Mass., you need an LTC. You need an FID car to even buy mace, pepper spray. stun guns, or tasers.

    It takes 3-6 months to get your LTC or FID card renewed. First the local police chief has to sign off on it (good luck getting that done in Boston.) Then it goes to Chelsea where the state performs a background check that literally takes 15 minutes. Yet it takes 3 months for them to get it back to the local police department so you can actually get the LTC or FID.

    Yet I can walk down certain streets in Fitchburg, Lowell, Lynn, or Worcester and easily buy a firearm. Criminal do not care

    Oh yes, and when you actually want to buy a firearm, in addition to all of this, you still have to have a PIN and go through another state check when you get the weapon. So 3 background checks, of the same information are done.

    But you knew that didn’t you.

    In New Hampshire, the town police chief has 2 weeks to perform the exact same background check as is done in Massachusetts, and has to PROVE that you are not acceptable for the permit to carry concealed.

    Vermont does not even have a law requiring a permit for a weapon.

    The only purchases that do not require a background check are those made between two individuals, whether it be at a gun show or between father and son.

    Buying online? Still has to be shipped to a dealer with a FFL. Still bound by the same laws as the other background checks.

  13. Adrian Snare

    Adrian Snare said, 9 months ago

    @onguard

    Our President is correct.
    With the conservatives fully in power (heavens forbid ! ), both parties would have and use guns..
    Two deaths rather than one…
    NON_LETHAL
    no deaths

  14. Adrian Snare

    Adrian Snare said, 9 months ago

    @DaSharkie

    Nothing wrong with having a firearm. Yet we have hundreds of thousands of gang bangers all over this nation that have illegally owned weapons. Yet Liberals are OK with this,……………."************bald faced lie***********There is not a Liberal in this nation who is happy with criminals owning guns… and the law abiding person cannot be armed, even after going through all the hoops and rigamarole that the Libs like to put in the way.

    With my brand of gun control, soon , maybe in ten to twenty years, no criminal nor semi-criminal would own a gun.
    And remember that Mr. Zimmerman’s father is Caucasian, his mother is Peruvian. He is half-“white” just as our President is.

  15. Adrian Snare

    Adrian Snare said, 9 months ago

    @onguard

    Neither party was without “sin”.
    Is it right that one die ?
    With non-lethal , only one or both would have been hurt.
    We, as a society have to grow up and learn…etc….

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