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Guilty of Homicide, Murder in the 2nd degree Gulity of Manslaughter, Death by Weapon Aimed with Intent but without Malice. Guilty of Felony Firearms Charges. The verdict is being described as a "...
by murphthesurf3
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Aug 07, 2014 at 12:06 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Friday 02 May 2014---Killer, who allegedly purposely left garage open and monitored CCTV cameras to plead not guilty with defence lawyers invoking state'...
by annieli
Comment Count 454 comments on Sat May 03, 2014 at 02:10 PM PDT with 188 Recommends
I had already been planning on cartooning the National Rifle Association's ridiculous annual meeting when my nephew'...
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 53 comments on Fri May 02, 2014 at 06:50 AM PDT with 61 Recommends
Stand Your Ground statutes have been enacted in more than two dozen states in the last ten years, the product of intense lobbying from ALEC fueled by the fervor of state pro-gun groups. This is ...
by TRPChicago
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Mar 28, 2014 at 02:07 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
What warrants the use of deadly force for self-defense? Any person with a loaded firearm can shoot to kill. We have the ability to do that with very little effort. I think that's the point - and ...
by TRPChicago
Comment Count 83 comments on Mon Mar 24, 2014 at 03:04 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
I have sat in front of my laptop contemplating this article about the cold blooded murder of Jordan Davis and subsequent trial which resulted Saturday 15th November in a mistrial on first degree ...
by karanja
Comment Count 37 comments on Sat Feb 15, 2014 at 10:10 PM PST with 20 Recommends
The most memorable moment I have in my political life, by far, is leaving the Maine House in tears, stunned that the majority party had repealed four decades of Election Day Registration - all so ...
by MissWrite
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Aug 16, 2013 at 02:04 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
Our Laws assume certain "elements" are present before the specific Law should apply. First degree murder , assumes an element of pre-planning. Second degree, assumes just the intentional death of ...
by jamess
Comment Count 33 comments on Thu Jul 18, 2013 at 06:19 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
The George Zimmerman trial was about much more than race.  In fact, while everyone was talking about racial issues surrounding the death of Trayvon Martin, the jury was guided by metastasizing ...
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 186 comments on Fri Jul 19, 2013 at 06:50 AM PDT with 47 Recommends
Here we go again. MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jurors were selected Monday in the case of a 76-year-old white man charged with gunning down a 13-year-old black boy last year on a Milwaukee sidewalk over a ...
by FiredUpInCA
Comment Count 35 comments on Mon Jul 15, 2013 at 09:35 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
Stand your ground is an extension of the Castle Doctrine The Castle Doctrine (also known as castle law or make my day law) gives citizens in their homes – and in some states – cars or ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 49 comments on Mon Jul 15, 2013 at 03:19 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
There are several good diaries today about the verdict travesty in the Trayvon Martin case. My goals are to add a few thoughts about the prosecution's court performance and also, more importantly, ...
by edg
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Jul 14, 2013 at 02:32 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
In December, a Washington State Legislator proposed that a definition of "duty to retreat" actually become part of Washington State law. In light of the Trayvon Martin incident, she believed that ...
by lapin
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 03:27 PM PST with 28 Recommends
Types of Gun Owners -- cracked.com larger image The Normal The vast majority of gun owners buy a gun, learn and actually follow the rules of gun safety. They spend their time at the ...
by jamess
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Dec 22, 2012 at 08:49 AM PST with 10 Recommends
We certainly are privileged to live in a society where people like 20-year-old Blaec Lammers of Bolivar, Missouri, can purchase two assault weapons and 400 rounds of ammunition legally. If you have ...
by rturner229
Comment Count 115 comments on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 09:00 AM PST with 18 Recommends
God knows I don't have time to write a dairy right now. My daughter is getting married in another state in 17 days and one of the caterers ( a friend of someone in the grooms family) just pulled ...
by Clytemnestra
Comment Count 54 comments on Thu Jun 07, 2012 at 11:32 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Mark Binker reports on a bill by Thom Goolsby (R-New Hanover) that would expand concealed carry rights on church properties.
by usna77
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Jun 05, 2012 at 05:50 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
I grew up as a boy basically being terrified of life itself. Things in general that boys my age at the time take for granted today were not available for me then. A mother that I needed like most ...
by Ole Texan
Comment Count 91 comments on Thu Apr 26, 2012 at 03:13 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Jon Soltz, chairman of VoteVets.org , wrote a piece today on Think Progress. He asked to "like" it on FB and "tweet" it and as I don't use both, I do my duty to spread the word about his article by ...
by mimi
Comment Count 43 comments on Tue Apr 10, 2012 at 01:51 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
It doesn’t make sense that George Zimmerman has gotten so much protection from the Sanford Police, the Florida State Attorney, and the Republican mass media. They’re all fighting his arrest and ...
by MrTrueLiberal
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Apr 06, 2012 at 09:06 AM PDT with 3 Recommends