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Maine Killings Raise Vigilantism Fears(two sex offenders killed)
http://www.comcast.net ^ | 4 18 06 | GLENN ADAMS

Posted on 04/18/2006 11:58:39 AM PDT by freepatriot32

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1 posted on 04/18/2006 11:58:43 AM PDT by freepatriot32
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Maine State Trooper Dave Yankowsky, left, and detective Jay Pelletier search the driveway of slain sex offender Joseph L. Gray, 57, in Milo, Maine on Monday, April 17, 2006. Gray and another sex offender, William Elliott, 24, of Corinth, were found shot to death in separate incidents on Sunday. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
2 posted on 04/18/2006 11:59:35 AM PDT by freepatriot32 (Holding you head high & voting Libertarian is better then holding your nose and voting republican)
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Darn it.. Another Canadian Illegal doing the job that American judges won't do...


3 posted on 04/18/2006 12:04:14 PM PDT by kingu
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To: freepatriot32

Hate it when that happens.


4 posted on 04/18/2006 12:06:13 PM PDT by TexasTransplant (NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSET)
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To: freepatriot32

"Maine Killings Raise Vigilantism Fears"

Tell me... When your children are on the way to school do we "FEAR" vigilanies or Child sex preditors? No wonder people stop reading the papers.


5 posted on 04/18/2006 12:08:00 PM PDT by Walkingfeather (u)
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Less Child molesters, less crime.

The problem is, they should have been executed, not turned loose.

This guy simply did a job that American Justice won't do.


6 posted on 04/18/2006 12:08:32 PM PDT by Leatherneck_MT (An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.)
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"There are going to be crazy people out there," King said.


Yeah like everyone on the sex offender list.


7 posted on 04/18/2006 12:08:35 PM PDT by lakeman (when a marine kills the only thing he feels is the recoil of his rifle)
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Well, its a good start anyway. Wouldn't it be nice if they made this a trend - one for one, illegals and perverts? I wouldn't know who to root for...


8 posted on 04/18/2006 12:09:02 PM PDT by Abathar (Proudly catching hell for posting without reading since 2004)
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WIlliam Elliot 24, The only problem I have with sex offender registry is this 24 year old might have been 18 at the time having sex with a 17 year old girl. He would still end up on the sex offender registry if convicted, even if the sex was concentual.

So when you see very high numbers in areas, alot are teens that got caught.

9 posted on 04/18/2006 12:15:48 PM PDT by TonyWojo
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Gee that's a real shame pedophiles dead and all.

Oh well, we have to carry on somehow...


10 posted on 04/18/2006 12:16:07 PM PDT by Mikey_1962 (If you build it, they won't come...)
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I don't shed any tears for the sex offenders, but the big risk here is the possibility of mistaken identity--happens often enough that the police get the wrong guy, and they're presumably better trained in investigative techniques than your average Joe Sixpack. Hate for an innocent person to get whacked because some data entry operator keyed in the wrong address in a database.


11 posted on 04/18/2006 12:17:41 PM PDT by kms61
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is this anywhere near you ?


12 posted on 04/18/2006 12:20:10 PM PDT by freepatriot32 (Holding you head high & voting Libertarian is better then holding your nose and voting republican)
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To: lakeman

The Canadian was probably a victim of this type of scum.


13 posted on 04/18/2006 12:20:59 PM PDT by stumpy
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One of the victims, Elliott, was convicted of having consentual sex with a girl less than a month away from the age of consent. He was 19 at the time. He was hardly a predator type. That is the problem with the registry in Maine, there is no way to differentiate between the real predators and those who, like Elliott, used poor judgment. There is no suggestion that he was considered an ongoing threat.


14 posted on 04/18/2006 12:21:58 PM PDT by Rocket1968 (Durbin must resign - NOW!)
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To: kms61

I agree entirely, I don't think citizens as individuals should be doing this kind of justice normally. But face it, when the government won't do it's job, someone has to.

Anyone who molests a child and is found guilty of it in a court of law, needs to be executed, and that within 48 hours of his/her conviction.


15 posted on 04/18/2006 12:21:59 PM PDT by Leatherneck_MT (An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.)
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It seems to me that the best way to curb vigilantism would be to keep the rapists locked away.


16 posted on 04/18/2006 12:22:26 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (We Acadiens have nothing to do with Québec)
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To: Walkingfeather
Tell me... When your children are on the way to school do we "FEAR" vigilanies or Child sex preditors?

Now, THAT'S a damn good question. Puts it right into perspective.

Thanks!

17 posted on 04/18/2006 12:24:22 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: kingu

give him an H1b visa. he's got "skills".


18 posted on 04/18/2006 12:24:44 PM PDT by Rakkasan1 (they love you in Mexico until you pay in pesos.)
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He's dead


19 posted on 04/18/2006 12:31:32 PM PDT by OldFriend (I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag.....and My Heart to the Soldier Who Protects It.)
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To: Abathar
Amen Abathar!

Could the following be applied to the judiciary?

But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.

20 posted on 04/18/2006 12:31:39 PM PDT by takeemout (God Bless Jesse Helms!)
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