Mom Speaks Out After 15-Year-Old Son's Fatal Shooting

Jan 18, 2013 Full story: NBC4i.com 237

A Columbus mother is speaking out against guns and violence just one day after her 15-year-old son was shot and killed.

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“animis opibusque parati”

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#66 Jan 20, 2013
FKA Reader wrote:
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Nor is immorality the cause of poverty.
Myriad examples prove you wrong.

“animis opibusque parati”

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#67 Jan 20, 2013
FKA Reader wrote:
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Yes, you have learned you speech well. Unfortunately for you, it is wrong.
It was not liberals who rendered black males unable to support their families back in the days of last-hired-first-fired and so forth. Families split because an unworking father who was present not only drained family resources, but until more liberal policies were adopted made the entire family ineligible for assistance. Liberals were also not responsible for the completely extra-legal status of slave marriages prior to emancipation.
It might be interesting to know the political persuasion of all women who bear children outside of marriage (your assumption is that there is a movement led by white liberal women)--but I have never seen any actual research on the subject, have you?
The very real problem to focus on--that is if you want change--is black male education and employment. There has been a fair amount of research into this. Google school to prison pipeline if you are interested.
Find your way out of the Triangle Shirwaist Factory fire smoke and welcome yourself to the 21st century, Latifah, where you will find Barack Hussein Obama is a second-term President of the United States.

What's YOUR excuse? I should say "next" excuse?
Wait what

Dublin, OH

#68 Jan 20, 2013
FKA Reader wrote:
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1) We can do a far better job of keeping legal weapons from becoming illegal. This involves universal background checks and enhanced ability to trace weapons used in crimes--in order to determine the source of illegally sold/purchased weapons.
2) I think the terminology of "black on black" violence is something of a misnomer--used primarily to foster the illusion that the problem (and solution) lies exclusively in some mythologically isolated "black community." This is an issue of those who are least resourced being most impacted by sociological dysfunctions associated with poverty, disenfranchsement, poor education and unemployment.
3) When pockets of crime exist within demographic or geographically defined groups, it is unlikely that an emphasis on individual morality (or making good choices) will be sufficient to make a change. Sociological change is also called for.
Enough with the excuses. You can be poor and live in subsidized housing and still make good choices - even as a teenager. Because you WANT to. Because you know that when you grow up, you want a better life for yourself.

So very tired of the excuses because folks are disadvantaged. Assuming that you are reasonably young and healthy you can rise above it, should you choose.

And Reader - giving a damn means not excusing bad choices and lifestyles.
Wait what

Dublin, OH

#69 Jan 20, 2013
FKA Reader wrote:
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I note this because there has long be an observed correlation between financial security and rates of both marriage and child-birth. Those who are well-educated and have secure incomes tend to delay child-bearing and have fewer children.
Probably because they know they will have to pick up all the child's expenses and need to reproduce responsibly.

“animis opibusque parati”

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#70 Jan 20, 2013
Wait what wrote:
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...And Reader - giving a damn means not excusing bad choices and lifestyles.
She is compelled by white guilt.

Can't remember where I picked up the following, but it applies:

WHITE GUILT:

1. A belief, often subconscious, among white liberals that being white is, in and of itself, a great transgression against the rest of the world for which one must spend their life making atonement. It is often exemplified by embracing the cultures and philosophies of various other ethnic groups while neglecting one's own roots.

2. The result of a widespread racist propaganda campaign launched against European-Americans by various racist groups, individuals, and government schools, and encouraged by many media outlets beginning in the late 1990s.

The propaganda campaign goals were to diminish any sense of a European-Americanís pride in oneself and their community. To encourage European-Americans to believe that the only way for them to feel is self-sacrificing for non-whites, and to ignore their own interests. And to tarnish history with over exaggerations and wild claims, all while pressuring publishers of books to underplay great accomplishments of history.

Most European-Americans see the propaganda for what it is, however, to this day many still hold onto white guilt because it was the way they were taught in school as children and don't realize it is the result of a propaganda campaign.

3. What misguided liberal white people feel when blacks blame the issues in their community (or that their black **** is in jail) on something that happened within a small area in the southern United States some 200 years ago.
Wait what

Dublin, OH

#71 Jan 20, 2013
-tip- wrote:
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She is compelled by white guilt.
Can't remember where I picked up the following, but it applies:
WHITE GUILT:
1. A belief, often subconscious, among white liberals that being white is, in and of itself, a great transgression against the rest of the world for which one must spend their life making atonement. It is often exemplified by embracing the cultures and philosophies of various other ethnic groups while neglecting one's own roots.
2. The result of a widespread racist propaganda campaign launched against European-Americans by various racist groups, individuals, and government schools, and encouraged by many media outlets beginning in the late 1990s.
The propaganda campaign goals were to diminish any sense of a European-Americanís pride in oneself and their community. To encourage European-Americans to believe that the only way for them to feel is self-sacrificing for non-whites, and to ignore their own interests. And to tarnish history with over exaggerations and wild claims, all while pressuring publishers of books to underplay great accomplishments of history.
Most European-Americans see the propaganda for what it is, however, to this day many still hold onto white guilt because it was the way they were taught in school as children and don't realize it is the result of a propaganda campaign.
3. What misguided liberal white people feel when blacks blame the issues in their community (or that their black **** is in jail) on something that happened within a small area in the southern United States some 200 years ago.
Perhaps this is why I don't understand her statements. Reader's European roots - not that far back - do not mirror my ancestry, and she is whiter than me. Ha.
WiseAmerican

Columbus, OH

#72 Jan 20, 2013
CatInTheHat wrote:
"A memorial now exists in the alley where Coleman was shot...".
I'll bet the property owners and residents are just effing thrilled about that junk going up.
over 50% renters and section 8 in that area of south linden. It won't be anymore of a issue than the teddy bears and fake plastic flowers wired to street signs in remembrance of some other poor soul that was murdered in the resent past.
mike

Akron, OH

#73 Jan 20, 2013
Wait what wrote:
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Enough with the excuses. You can be poor and live in subsidized housing and still make good choices - even as a teenager. Because you WANT to. Because you know that when you grow up, you want a better life for yourself.
So very tired of the excuses because folks are disadvantaged. Assuming that you are reasonably young and healthy you can rise above it, should you choose.
And Reader - giving a damn means not excusing bad choices and lifestyles.
Exactly - but in readers world there is always an excuse for doing the opposite.

“Don't trust the internet!”

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#74 Jan 20, 2013
WiseAmerican wrote:
<quoted text> over 50% renters and section 8 in that area of south linden. It won't be anymore of a issue than the teddy bears and fake plastic flowers wired to street signs in remembrance of some other poor soul that was murdered in the resent past.
I went by there earlier this evening. There were candles burning. I stopped for a bit to contemplate. Just seemed like a respectful thing to do.

“Don't trust the internet!”

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#75 Jan 20, 2013
mike wrote:
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Exactly - but in readers world there is always an excuse for doing the opposite.
mike--I don't think you know much of anything about my world.
Nutin to see her

Arlington Heights, IL

#76 Jan 20, 2013
There is nothing to see here or to consider anything regarding this gun control debate. It's only a temporary fad, as it has always been before.

The low-information voter (mentally challenged liberals) will soon be distracted by the next national crisis: Snookies new boyfriend, Paris Hilton's new bikini, who is on American Idol, Dancing with the stars, America has talent etc...

This will all blow over. It's not an issue. Nerver was, and never will be; just like Columbine never changed any gun laws.

Again, nothing to see here folks. Move on.
Readers world

Medina, OH

#77 Jan 20, 2013
FKA Reader wrote:
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mike--I don't think you know much of anything about my world.
White guilt
Blame conservatives for all of the problems
Ignore degenerate "black culture"
Ignore the non-existence of the nuclear family
Put on the burka so the Somali invaders don't pull a Lara Logan
Nutin to see her

Arlington Heights, IL

#78 Jan 20, 2013
FKA Reader wrote:
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1) We can do a far better job of keeping legal weapons from becoming illegal. This involves universal background checks and enhanced ability to trace weapons used in crimes--in order to determine the source of illegally sold/purchased weapons.
2) I think the terminology of "black on black" violence is something of a misnomer--used primarily to foster the illusion that the problem (and solution) lies exclusively in some mythologically isolated "black community." This is an issue of those who are least resourced being most impacted by sociological dysfunctions associated with poverty, disenfranchsement, poor education and unemployment.
3) When pockets of crime exist within demographic or geographically defined groups, it is unlikely that an emphasis on individual morality (or making good choices) will be sufficient to make a change. Sociological change is also called for.
"Universal background checks"? Just where have you been living for the last 17 years?

In a vacume?

You and the rest of the "low information" voters, who don't have a clue, are not even remotely cogizant of the fact that instant background checks, run by the FBI, have been the policy and federal law on all legitmate gun sales through licensed gun dealers since the Brady Law since 1994.

More of the "gun show loophole" nonsense, right? It must be what it is, after you heard it on NBC news.

Too bad you failed to get correct information; moreover, be able to research, learn and think for yourself.

Perhaps you can explain to everybody just how a "universal background check" is able to be conducted if I choose to sell a old shotgun to one of my friends. How will this be enforced? I am sure you are well aware the the criminal element, including the high-school kid who shot Coalman and how he purchaed his weapon of choice and passed all of the "universal background checks" and filled out all of the required federal ATF forms.

Sorry to burst you fairy-table bubble that people as you have chosen to live in, but you talk out of your hat.

If I were impolite, I could say that you talk out of somewhere else.

“Don't trust the internet!”

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#79 Jan 20, 2013
Nutin to see her wrote:
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"Universal background checks"? Just where have you been living for the last 17 years?
In a vacume?
You and the rest of the "low information" voters, who don't have a clue, are not even remotely cogizant of the fact that instant background checks, run by the FBI, have been the policy and federal law on all legitmate gun sales through licensed gun dealers since the Brady Law since 1994.
More of the "gun show loophole" nonsense, right? It must be what it is, after you heard it on NBC news.
Too bad you failed to get correct information; moreover, be able to research, learn and think for yourself.
Perhaps you can explain to everybody just how a "universal background check" is able to be conducted if I choose to sell a old shotgun to one of my friends. How will this be enforced? I am sure you are well aware the the criminal element, including the high-school kid who shot Coalman and how he purchaed his weapon of choice and passed all of the "universal background checks" and filled out all of the required federal ATF forms.
Sorry to burst you fairy-table bubble that people as you have chosen to live in, but you talk out of your hat.
If I were impolite, I could say that you talk out of somewhere else.
Since you seem to have such a high regard for your own knowledge, perhaps you would care to explain how the person who shot a fifteen year old kid in the alley after school managed to get their hands on the gun. How did the gun pass from legal to illegal status?
Babs

Valley City, OH

#80 Jan 21, 2013
At least the tax payers and citizens will no longer be burdened by this effin punk who obviously refused to follow directions. There are many more that need to be exterminated just like him. I hope the court received their tracking unit back, they are not cheap.
WiseAmerican

Columbus, OH

#81 Jan 21, 2013
Babs wrote:
At least the tax payers and citizens will no longer be burdened by this effin punk who obviously refused to follow directions. There are many more that need to be exterminated just like him. I hope the court received their tracking unit back, they are not cheap.
Just keep in mind ,trick, that death is around the corner for each and everyone of us and that includes YOU! Never did the parents or those kids wake up thinking they were going to die that day,so watch your filthy yap, because you never know what bullet, speeding truck, or accident awaits your hate filled carcass. Those children had no 'tracking unit' on their ankles and yet they still were the victims of a crazed lunatic. Count your blessing!
Reality Speaks

Columbus, OH

#82 Jan 21, 2013
Latifah wrote:
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This kind of hate is not the answer!!!!
hate is described by you as punishing criminals who commit crime with guns.

you are more dangerous than any gun

possibly banning you is the answer
Babs

Valley City, OH

#83 Jan 21, 2013
WiseAmerican wrote:
<quoted text> Just keep in mind ,trick, that death is around the corner for each and everyone of us and that includes YOU! Never did the parents or those kids wake up thinking they were going to die that day,so watch your filthy yap, because you never know what bullet, speeding truck, or accident awaits your hate filled carcass. Those children had no 'tracking unit' on their ankles and yet they still were the victims of a crazed lunatic. Count your blessing!
Hey Dip Chit, try reading the article if you can read. It says he was being tracked because he threw a brick through a motorist's windshield and then refused to obey the courts about his whereabouts multiple times. What an effin punk. So yes, he he got exactly what he deserved. If his mom had taught him right from wrong she would not be crying now. For someone who claims to be wise you sure do make a lot of excuses.
Babs

Valley City, OH

#84 Jan 21, 2013
mike

Akron, OH

#85 Jan 21, 2013
FKA Reader wrote:
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Since you seem to have such a high regard for your own knowledge, perhaps you would care to explain how the person who shot a fifteen year old kid in the alley after school managed to get their hands on the gun. How did the gun pass from legal to illegal status?
Reader proves, again, that she is in denial. I highly doubt that criminals are obtaining their handguns by say, purchasing them over a white picket fence from their neighbor. They get them the same way they most of what they "own" - by stealing it.

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