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Trayvon Martin Shooting Death Sparks Outrage on Social Media

There are 66307 comments on the Wall Street Journal story from Mar 22, 2012, titled Trayvon Martin Shooting Death Sparks Outrage on Social Media. In it, Wall Street Journal reports that:

Social media has put the spotlight on the story Trayvon Martin , an unarmed African-American teenager who was shot to death last month by a neighborhood watch captain in Florida.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Wall Street Journal.

Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#58029 May 1, 2013
downhill246 wrote:
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BS.
"In other words -- at least from a true legal analysis -- the police had no evidence contrary to the case being one of self defense -- and the only open issue was whether Zimmerman used "excessive force" (which would be manslaughter -- not second degree murder)-- and that at the time of the initial investigation (and probably now)-- law enforcement didn't have any evidence that controverted Zimmerman suffering "great bodily harm" (the broken nose)-- nor -- did they have any evidence contrary to his assertion that he was in reasonable fear of further serious injury or death."
Jon H Gutmacher,Esq., Criminal Defense Lawyer and author of
Florida Firearms Law, Use and Ownership ,Seventh Edition
This is the definitive book on Florida firearms regulations and case law and is used by seven Florida police academies, over eighty law enforcement agencies and every Florida Appellate court including the Florida Supreme Court.
lol! This is the fantasy poetry guy, right?

right?
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#58030 May 1, 2013
downhill246 wrote:
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When he walks and writes his book about shooting the drug selling drug addict, he will retire a millionaire and open Zimmerman Enterprises which will print educational books like 'Lean Can Make You Mean' and 'Shooting Drug Addicts For Dummies'.
And if he's convicted of a lesser charge son?

“JUSTICE DENIED, AGAIN!!!”

Since: Mar 10

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#58031 May 1, 2013
Five-year-old boy accidentally shoots, kills sister

By Matthew DeLuca, Staff Writer, NBC News
A 5-year-old Kentucky boy who received a .22-caliber rifle as a gift accidentally shot and killed his 2-year-old sister on Tuesday, according to state police.

Follow @NBCNewsUS

The toddler was shot at just after 1 p.m. local time on Lawson’s Bottom Road in Cumberland County, police said. The girl was taken to Cumberland County Hospital and later pronounced dead.

The mother of the two children was at home at the time of the shooting, Cumberland County Coroner Gary White told the local newspaper, the Lexington Herald-Leader. He said that the family did not realize that there was a shell inside the gun. The firearm was kept in a corner, he said.

“It’s a Crickett,” Cumberland County Coroner Gary White told the paper.“It’s a little rifle for a kid.”

“The little boy’s used to shooting the little gun,” White said.

The shooting occurred while the boy was playing with the rifle, police said. It was “just one of those crazy accidents,” White told the Herald-Leader.

“JUSTICE DENIED, AGAIN!!!”

Since: Mar 10

Location hidden

#58032 May 1, 2013
His parents must be so proud. Maybe they can give him a handgun for his 6 birthday.
downhill246

Pompano Beach, FL

#58033 May 1, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! Is this like from the guy who like fantasy poety?
interesting....
Don't knock it, President Obama writes non fiction, Dreams of My father. that turns out to be full of fiction and his own fantasies.

As a criminal defense lawyer, Gutmacher is highly regarded and maybe he will write an Ode to Trayvon.

Since: Jul 10

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#58034 May 1, 2013
downhill246 wrote:
<quoted text>
BS.
"In other words -- at least from a true legal analysis -- the police had no evidence contrary to the case being one of self defense -- and the only open issue was whether Zimmerman used "excessive force" (which would be manslaughter -- not second degree murder)-- and that at the time of the initial investigation (and probably now)-- law enforcement didn't have any evidence that controverted Zimmerman suffering "great bodily harm" (the broken nose)-- nor -- did they have any evidence contrary to his assertion that he was in reasonable fear of further serious injury or death."
Jon H Gutmacher,Esq., Criminal Defense Lawyer and author of
Florida Firearms Law, Use and Ownership ,Seventh Edition
This is the definitive book on Florida firearms regulations and case law and is used by seven Florida police academies, over eighty law enforcement agencies and every Florida Appellate court including the Florida Supreme Court.
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Changes nothing. If defense thought they had a complete self-defense they would have rushed to go before a judge so Zimmerman could be a free man today. They know their self-defense position is weak and that is why O'mara stayed away from a judge and immunity hearing. A judge will follow the law so that a chance for appeal is avoided. No judge likes to have their decision overturned. The judge will follow the law and the defense did not want that. They would rather take their chances before a jury with the hope they can persuade and influence the jury to accept their weak position. The defense running from the judge and defense law speaks for itself.
Ascendo Tuum

Grimsby, Canada

#58035 May 1, 2013
downhill246 wrote:
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I believe Martin was the one found with two of the three ingredients necessary to make "Lean", the poor man's PCP, and his autopsy revealed traces of the use of illegal marijuana . In addition both his brain and liver had conditions which are indicators of damage that could have been caused by regular use of DXM, the kicker ingredient in Lean.Martin was a drug addict and his Twitter account suggests he was also a dealer.
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Lean is highly addictive cocktail of cough syrup, cold medicine, alcohol and candy. So..... other than a bag of skittles.... what else did he have on him??? Well... let's see... Iced tea ... hmmmm..... Iced Tea isn't cough syrup. Iced tea isn't cold medicine.... AND Iced tea isn't alcohol. Gee, dumbazz.... that's only ONE of not three but FOUR. So... you snot nosed imbred racist jackazz... are we to assume that ANYONE with a bag of skittles is a Lean addict??!!! ROTFALMFAO!!! Cryst... the KKKlan is truly desperate today!! And, btw dumbazz.... the autopsy showed no such thing!
downhill246

Pompano Beach, FL

#58036 May 1, 2013
zazz wrote:
Five-year-old boy accidentally shoots, kills sister
By Matthew DeLuca, Staff Writer, NBC News
A 5-year-old Kentucky boy who received a .22-caliber rifle as a gift accidentally shot and killed his 2-year-old sister on Tuesday, according to state police.
Follow @NBCNewsUS
The toddler was shot at just after 1 p.m. local time on Lawson’s Bottom Road in Cumberland County, police said. The girl was taken to Cumberland County Hospital and later pronounced dead.
The mother of the two children was at home at the time of the shooting, Cumberland County Coroner Gary White told the local newspaper, the Lexington Herald-Leader. He said that the family did not realize that there was a shell inside the gun. The firearm was kept in a corner, he said.
“It’s a Crickett,” Cumberland County Coroner Gary White told the paper.“It’s a little rifle for a kid.”
“The little boy’s used to shooting the little gun,” White said.
The shooting occurred while the boy was playing with the rifle, police said. It was “just one of those crazy accidents,” White told the Herald-Leader.
Burleson police say a 4-year-old boy started a minivan and then ran over his mother and brother, killing the 3-week-old infant.

http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Child-4-Driv...

Since: Jul 10

Location hidden

#58037 May 1, 2013
It's the frigging defense that made the decision not to try self-defense law before the judge, a person who knows the law.
Ascendo Tuum

Grimsby, Canada

#58038 May 1, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>And if he's convicted of a lesser charge son?
Zimmerthug is staring down the barrel of a rape charge after this 2nd degree murder thing comes to it's rightful conclusion. There's no way in hell that GI Jane will be a free man ever again. I suspect ole Janie will be the "neighbourhood watch captain" in Cell Block C.
downhill246

Pompano Beach, FL

#58039 May 1, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! This is the fantasy poetry guy, right?
right?


You got that right but try not to be so envious. Some people can do two things at once and be successful at both.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#58040 May 1, 2013
downhill246 wrote:
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Don't knock it, President Obama writes non fiction, Dreams of My father. that turns out to be full of fiction and his own fantasies.
As a criminal defense lawyer, Gutmacher is highly regarded and maybe he will write an Ode to Trayvon.
Nice to hear Gutmacher has you to support him and his fantasies.
downhill246

Pompano Beach, FL

#58041 May 1, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Nice to hear Gutmacher has you to support him and his fantasies.


Nice to know Democrats support Obama and his lies ..er... fantasies.

"What I find more interesting are the lies Obama tells not so much about himself, but about society. In “Dreams from My Father,” Obama tells readers that he struggled with racism and racial alienation all his life. He wasn’t a starter on his high school basketball team because he played “black” while his coach coached “white.” He confabulated a black friend in high school who, like himself, was shunned for racial reasons. He wrote of a “big fight” with a white ex-girlfriend who, after seeing a racially charged play,“started talking about why black people were so angry all the time.”

As Maraniss methodically shows, these and other tales of racial woe were false. His coach didn’t start him because he wasn’t good enough to start. His friend in high school was half-Japanese, not black, and neither of them were racially ostracized. The girlfriend, Genevieve Cook, never saw the play and never said anything of the sort. And so on."
Jonah Goldberg
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#58042 May 1, 2013
downhill246 wrote:
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Nice to know Democrats support Obama and his lies ..er... fantasies.
"What I find more interesting are the lies Obama tells not so much about himself, but about society. In “Dreams from My Father,” Obama tells readers that he struggled with racism and racial alienation all his life. He wasn’t a starter on his high school basketball team because he played “black” while his coach coached “white.” He confabulated a black friend in high school who, like himself, was shunned for racial reasons. He wrote of a “big fight” with a white ex-girlfriend who, after seeing a racially charged play,“started talking about why black people were so angry all the time.”
As Maraniss methodically shows, these and other tales of racial woe were false. His coach didn’t start him because he wasn’t good enough to start. His friend in high school was half-Japanese, not black, and neither of them were racially ostracized. The girlfriend, Genevieve Cook, never saw the play and never said anything of the sort. And so on."
Jonah Goldberg
lol! It's interesting to see the fantasies people have.
Truth

Rome, GA

#58043 May 1, 2013
Ascendo Tuum wrote:
<quoted text>Yup... and that thug GI Jane is gonna pay heavily for it. And you're right about the shortened life thing.... the black folk at the Hoosegow Hotel are gonna give Janie a right proper welcome.
Zimmerman nor his wife will serve any time. He will be acquitted and if she is found guilty she will only get probation. The only justice in this case was served that night on the sidewalk.
Truth

Rome, GA

#58044 May 1, 2013
Ascendo Tuum wrote:
<quoted text>Which is still a helluva lot more than what YOU know.
Not even close.
Truth

Rome, GA

#58045 May 1, 2013
Ascendo Tuum wrote:
<quoted text>Irrelevant?? Are you kidding?? It shows intent. It shows premeditation.
If there was premeditation involved Zimmerman would have already had his gun out and shot him before Martin attacked him and assaulted him. You seem to know as little as Zazz.
Truth

Rome, GA

#58046 May 1, 2013
Ascendo Tuum wrote:
<quoted text>Well.... we disputed the fact that GI Jane claimed he was a "Neighbourhood watch captain"... and guess what... according to the National Sherriff's Association we were right.

We disputed GI Jane's "factual" claim that "he (Trayvon)jumped out at me from the bushes"... and guess what.... we were right.

We disputed Janie's statement to the police "that he had a clean record"... and guess what.... we were right.

We also disputed the "instructions given by the 911 dispatcher to follow Trayvon" when Janie told them he was losing sight of Trayvon.... and guess what.... we were right. Nothing of the sort on the 911 tape.

The judge disputed the "I gots no money, yer honour" fact... and guess what..... HE was right too.

Maybe "Ignorant" Al ain't so ignorant.
He's definitely ignorant.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#58047 May 1, 2013
Truth wrote:
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If there was premeditation involved Zimmerman would have already had his gun out and shot him before Martin attacked him and assaulted him. You seem to know as little as Zazz.
He took a loaded weapon with him son.
Truth

Rome, GA

#58048 May 1, 2013
swampmudd wrote:
<quoted text>Zimmermen did not make any attempt to withdraw before the fight started. Even Zimmermen's account of the fight is not realistic. He claims Martin is slamming his head into the ground (which would take two hands) while choking him (that would take two more hands), while reaching for his gun (another hand). All the time I suppose he is laying there helpless not trying to get any punches in on Martin the whole time. Zimmermen's story stinks.
It stinks for the prosecution because autopsy reports, Zimmerman's medical reports, and witnesses support Zimmerman. He will be acquitted.

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