I could not pull the trigger on a 17 year old kid. I guess if it was me, I'd be dead.<quoted text>
I don't even know how to respond to this. You're saying you would trust someone who's angry and trying to push your head through four inches of concrete to calm down and stop just before he actually killed you, and also hopefully before he turned you into vegetable? You're willing to widow your wife and orphan your own children in the hope he'd turn his life around?
Interesting input from another side of this debate: The Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson is the founder and president of two dynamic organizations: BOND, a national 501 nonprofit organization dedicated to "Rebuilding the Family by Rebuilding the Man," and BOND Action, a 501 organization whose purpose is to educate, motivate and rally Americans(more)Read more
#28 Jul 24, 2013
#29 Jul 24, 2013
To start with there was no way Z could have known how old he was. Physically speaking there is no difference between a 17 and 18 year old, and very little difference to even a 21 year old.
I would hope if you were in that situation you would protect you and yours from an aggressor regardless of how old they are.
#30 Jul 25, 2013
The link I have posted is comparing what happened to Trayvon with Rodney King.
People are wanting to make it unlawful to protect yourself against a violent attack. They say that black teenagers need to be protected. All they need is to be taught not to attack a man and punch/beat him down and they wont be shot like Trayvon. There was no racial profiling on Zimmermans part, but there was from Trayvon, I believe 'white cracker' was the phrase he used.
What would Trayvon's dad be doing right now if Zimmerman did not have a gun on him? He'd be trying to keep his kid from going to prison for profiling and beating Zimmerman to death.
#32 Jul 30, 2013
We all know that if paula had been black and said such comments nothin g would of come of it we as a society hear the n word on tv an in music and that is supose to be ok the n word is what it is weather u r black or white come on it is thr yearr 2013 we have outgrown all of this people in the media needs to get over it if a black man can say it then so should a white man afterall we r equal right
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