Skip to comments.4 Reasons Why THC Should Not be a Factor in Trayvon Martin's Death (Unintentional Laff Riot)
Posted on 05/21/2012 9:58:35 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Ever since Trayvon Martin was gunned down by George Zimmerman just moments from his front door, some people have been trying to make Trayvon look like a trouble making 17-year-old black kid who started a fight with a man who was only doing his job. That's crap!
Regardless of what they say, I know in my heart that wasnt the person he was. Im not saying he was an angel because no one is perfect, but hes not what people are trying to make him out to be. I consider that totally disrespectful for anyone to slander anyone elses name when theyre no longer breathing to defend themselves. I believe its a cowardly and disrespectful move. So what if he was suspended from school for having a baggie with marijuana residue in it and he has THC in his system at the time of death, you cant judge someone for something you have done or still do. Here are four reasons why Trayvons marijuana usage should be completely irrelevant.
1. You cant judge someone for something you have done or still do.
Everyday people of all ages, races, and social statuses fire up blunts, smoke joints, and hit bongs in hopes of easing their minds and obtaining that good feeling. Though everyone in the world doesnt smoke weed, the average person does smoke or has at least tried smoking. Those who smoke can tell you that they more than likely started smoking as a young kid, teenager, or in their 20s. If anyone has tried smoking, it was usually during the previously mentioned time that this experience took place. May I remind you that The Peoples Son, as I would like to call him, was only 17-years-old? No one walking this earth is perfect, so people need to put their fingers down.
2. Marijuana Does Not make you aggressive.
THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, has been proven to make the user the complete opposite of aggressive. Anyone who uses common sense knows that weed is considered a downer and not an upper, which means that its going to slow you down and calm you before it makes you aggressive and prone to violence. After smoking any amount of weed, no one really wants to fight; they just want to eat and chill out. Alcohol is the strongest pharmacological link to violence and its the one thats actually legal.
3. People use drugs and alcohol use to paint imperfect pictures of people.
People are always so quick to use toxicology reports against other people to make them seem like a less than adequate person. If you drank a beer or two, would you like it if people called you an alcoholic? I dont think you would appreciate it very much. Ok, now imagine you were deceased. How would you feel, so to speak, and how do you think your family and friends will feel when they know you good and well you were nothing of the sort? Reports say that Trayvons THC and THC-COOH levels were so low that they cant be connected to intoxication. Even if he was stoned out of his mind from smoking the best weed ever grown, he still wouldnt have been in an aggressive state because weed is a downer and not an upper.
4. Drug use of any type is irrelevant because Trayvon was minding his own business while was he was on his way home.
It doesnt matter if Trayvon was smoking weed or smoking crack, the point is that he was in his own zone minding his own business while he was on his way to his place of residence. He never took it upon himself to go mess with George Zimmerman, Zimmerman took it upon himself to mess with Trayvon. Trayvon could have been blowed out of his mind, but he wasnt bothering anyone. If he was high at the time he was killed, he was just going home to finish watching the game and enjoy his high. He didnt want any trouble, but trouble sure sniffed him out like a rabid bloodhound.
Its been almost three months since Sybrina and Tracy saw or talked to their son. I know what it feels like to want to hold your child, but realize that all you can hold is a picture and your memories. Sometimes people just want to report the facts or get their point across, but dont always stop to realize that this isnt just a news story; this is an innocent life thats gone and a family thats hurting. People are quick to report someone elses shortcomings, but work twice as hard to hide their own.
Marijuana cannot be classified as a depressant because it increases the heart rate blood pressure and cardio pulmonary system.
I went to saint johns university in the ninety’s and they actually had a class called “drug use in society” as a part of the criminal justice program.
It was in this class that the professor explained that because of these unique characteristics marijuana has its own classification as a drug.
Now is that education money well spent or what! Heck, at least I remember at half a lifetime later .
THAT’s hilarious, a_d! LMAO! I wish we could post it here...
Likely true. But consider this.
If Martin had NO TRACE of any drugs in his system, then doesn't that just leave one conclusion?
He did it because he was a punk, a gangsta wannabe punk whose parents could no longer control him, and he thought he could get away with it. He was becoming a criminal in every way, and murder was just next.
That’s not true.
My expectations for this situation are that 1) GZ becomes a very rich guy from multiple defamation suits, 2) Angela "Nifong" is prosecuted for malicious and false prosecution, 3) Crump is disbarred.
...but that's just me...
It is excessively wordy - not great writing by any means - but still, there are subjects and verbs and all.
I agree with ichabod1, a teacher is a good bet.
Unfortunately your "heart" isn't admissible in a court of law.
According to GZ, Trayvon ran from him when he approached, and he lost sight of him. Trayvon then doubled back and ambushed Zimmerman as he was walking back to his truck. If Trayvon just wanted to go home, he'd have done it.
Yeah. Usually it's not too hard to get out of the way of a car going 5 mph.
I’ll take your work for that one... sir.
So what you’re saying is that the THC argument is a red herring? They want to keep this kid as spotless as possible, but the evidence is stacking up against it.
How about you post proof that he did....bet you can’t.
Well... other than ASSAULT WITH INTENT TO KILL.
Florida State University School of Law:
Ben Crump and Daryl Parks: The Reverend Al Sharpton calls them the next Johnny Cochrans.
Oh, and Angela is a Republican, believe it or not...
Exactly. Those Janjaweed militias in Africa are known to smoke MJ before doing some very unpeaceful things.
Trust me, I’m aware of both of those points, but I do believe in miracles!
Yeah... I guess Trayvon had just about had it with this 'security' guy. Putting a cramp on his 'night-job'. His Mom had kicked him out, and his old neighborhood was 'resource poor'.
His dad's girlfriend's neighborhood had some better pickings ... and yet 'the man' was trying to get in the way.
So... he 'punked' the cracker. And got shot during a struggle for the gun he tried to take from the 'security' guy.
Black skank who wishes she could have Trayvon's baby!
Unless there's two Ursula Brantleys in Shreveport, it looks like she's already had one baby, and it didn't survive being left alone with her "boyfriend". The Fail is strong in this one.
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