Skip to comments.Petition demands justice for white man allegedly beaten in Trayvon Martin's name
Posted on 04/24/2012 8:24:04 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
A petition posted earlier this week at change.org demands justice and equal treatment for Matthew Owens, a Mobile, Alabama man who was brutally beaten by a mob late Saturday night.
Earlier Tuesday, we reported that Owens was beaten after he "fussed" over kids playing basketball in the road. According to Ashley Parker, Owen's sister, one of the attackers said [n]ow that's justice for Trayvon.
Fox News reported Tuesday that the case is not being investigated as a hate crime, despite the alleged reference to Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old who was shot and killed in February, and the racial makeup of the mob that beat Owens, a white man.
"It's being investigated as an assault," said Ashley Rains, public information officer for the Mobile Police Department.
Rains also said the comment Parker reportedly overheard has not been corroborated.
The petition, started on April 23 by a person who identified Owens as a "friend's brother," says the victim is in intensive care "with 13 staples in his head." Fox reported that Owens "regained consciousness early Tuesday" and "remains in serious condition at the University of South Alabama Medical Center."
The petition adds:
He did not know Trayvon and neither did the guys that beat him up nor did ue deserve it. Why is THIS not considered a "hate" crime?!?! Why is nothing being done for him? Its not on the news or receiving any kind of media attention....
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cute petition. made of paper? that ain’t going anywhere.
0bama’s department of ‘just-us’ doesn’t care about holder’s people doing anything wrong. wake up.
i believe i have heard of about 10 episodes of HsP-on-white crime in the last 2 weeks where someone mentioned trayvon. nothing has been done.
expect more of the same.
I guess it isn’t a “hate crime” unless you’re coming back from the store with a bag of “Skillets candy”.
African-Americans can't commit hate crimes because it doesn't fit the definition of a hate crime. Only crimes committed by whites against minorities count.
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"Once Lenin had abolished the idea of personal guilt, and had started to 'exterminate' (a word he frequently employed) whole classes, merely on account of occupation or parentage, there was no limit to which this deadly principle might be carried. Might not entire categories of people be classified as 'enemies' and condemned to imprisonment or slaughter merely on account of the colour of their skin, or their racial origins or, indeed, their nationality? There is no essential moral difference between class-warfare and race-warfare, between destroying a class and destroying a race. Thus the modern practise of genocide was born."
I am surprised that this got as much media coverage as it did and you know that the criminals aren’t going to be charged with a hate crime as Alabama is a solidly Red State that Obama has no hope of winning and they don’t want to be one of the reasons why Obama loses in 2012. Mobile is a Blue Island in the Red Sea.
Signed, thank you!
There are a lot woods one could never find somebody down there.
How about instead just bring in a white “community organizer” to stir up the crowd?
The race riots will arrive on time to save Obama from having to face an election in November.
That’s the plan.
,,,,, being born white is a racist crime . When a white is engaged in self defense against a black it’s a criminal act . Just ask the most Rev.Fat Albert and Rev.Jesse Jackass who know and specialize in racism .
There is no such thing as a hate crime law. There are simply hate crime suggestions and they are complied with only at the whim of the prosecutor.
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