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  1. Badto Thebone

    Badto Thebone said, 12 months ago

    And if you stalks someone who fights back just shoot them.

  2. androgenoide

    androgenoide said, 12 months ago

    @Badto Thebone

    That’s the key isn’t it? It’s not so much that a White guy used the law to kill a Black guy… It’s that anyone with a penchant for bullying could use it to kill almost anyone.

  3. Ken

    Ken said, 12 months ago

    @androgenoide

    Exactly. And that’s what the white racists don’t get. They think they are the only ones who get to shoot people.

  4. Ken

    Ken said, 12 months ago

    Not saying Zimmerman is a racist BTW. All indications are he isn’t.

  5. jack75287

    jack75287 said, 12 months ago

    No people who have concealed carry permits do not scare me, sorry but you know, there are more things to be concerned about than a lunatic on a roof with a rifle. Like an obtrusive government.

  6. brother box

    brother box GoComics PRO Member said, 12 months ago

    A government that spies, is restricting common rights that were guaranteed once or some gun toting fool either way yer screwed.

  7. ColoradoRon

    ColoradoRon GoComics PRO Member said, 12 months ago

    Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. Benjamin Franklin

  8. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 12 months ago

    @androgenoide

    Black guys tend to be that targets of vigilantes, police, and such. “Stand Your Ground” which was instrumental in the deliberations, is that carte blanch. However if you are a woman who fires a warning shot against a violent husband you go away for 20YEARS.

  9. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 12 months ago

    @Ken

    All indications are the police down played any racist indications. Left out of the trial.

  10. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 12 months ago

    Racist is as racist does. No one group has a lock on it or are more than another. Don’t start that game.

  11. androgenoide

    androgenoide said, 12 months ago

    The subtext in the media presentation of the Zimmerman case ignores subtleties such as whether the man might be Hispanic/Jewish (or whatever) and frames the question in White vs Black terms… simple terms that everyone can follow. This particular paradigm assumes that Whites have a lock on power and that their racism is, therefore, more damaging than Black racism. Whether White vs Black or Mestizo vs Indian (or whatever) racism really is worse than some other variety depends very much on context and isn’t likely to be honestly dealt with in 30 second sound bites.
    And, yes, for some people, the use of a gun brings up other issues such as gun control and over reaching government. These are real problems but, really, I see all these as only peripherally related to the Zimmerman case. The real issue, as I see it, is that they passed a law that is easily abused because it has no test for common sense.

  12. Ken

    Ken said, 12 months ago

    @jimjammer

    I’m Libertarian and I know what race Zimmerman is. Mixed like most of us. But in most states he would have been
    guilty of manslaughter. It’s the white racists who think he is white.

  13. Ken

    Ken said, 12 months ago

    @Night-Gaunt49

    " However if you are a woman who fires a warning shot against a violent husband you go away for 20YEARS."
    .
    True and blame the way the law was written. You have to actually kill the person you shoot at for the stand your ground law to apply. IMO the law should be adjusted and the women should be pardoned.

  14. Ken

    Ken said, 12 months ago

    @Night-Gaunt49

    " However if you are a woman who fires a warning shot against a violent husband you go away for 20YEARS."
    .
    True and blame the way the law was written. You have to actually kill the person you shoot at for the stand your ground law to apply. IMO the law should be adjusted and the women should be pardoned.

  15. Ken

    Ken said, 12 months ago

    @Night-Gaunt49

    “All indications are the police down played any racist indications. Left out of the trial.”
    .
    Are you kidding me? That prosecutor was out for blood. If there had been any credible racist indications they would have been used in the trial.

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