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Black Lawmakers Introduce Trayvon Martin Resolution
Politico ^ | Wednesday, April 4, 2012 | Seung Min Kim

Posted on 04/04/2012 10:43:12 AM PDT by kristinn

Several Congressional Black Caucus members have introduced a resolution that memorializes 17-year-old Trayvon Martin and calls for the repeal of controversial gun laws that allow shooters to claim self-defense.

The resolution states that the February shooting of Martin “sets a horrific precedent of vigilante justice and compromises the integrity of the legal system.” It also says assailant George Zimmerman’s “unfounded assumptions and racial bias led to the use of deadly force.”

Zimmerman’s family and lawyer have refuted claims that he shot Martin because he was black.

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: alceehastings; blackcaucus; emanuelcleaver; trayvonmartin

1 posted on 04/04/2012 10:43:21 AM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

The interesting times we are living in.


2 posted on 04/04/2012 10:44:14 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: kristinn

So anyone, anywhere who is really defending themselves would go to jail because a Hispanic guy shot a black guy who was beating his head on the ground? Idiocy at it’s worst.


3 posted on 04/04/2012 10:47:28 AM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: kristinn
a resolution that memorializes 17-year-old Trayvon Martin

Let's call it the No_Limit_Ni**a Resolution

4 posted on 04/04/2012 10:47:58 AM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: kristinn
Meanwhile, black thugs beat up a 85-year old man in Toledo as some kind of demented payback for Trayvon.

I put secondary responsibilty for his treatment at the feet of these race-baiting goons who egg on the thug mindset with their exhorations that defy what we know of this case.

5 posted on 04/04/2012 10:48:22 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: kristinn

Wow! Who saw this coming?!


6 posted on 04/04/2012 10:50:58 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: kristinn
and calls for the repeal of controversial gun laws that allow shooters to claim self-defense.

Fine with me. The only laws I require are laid out in a couple of older documents. One of which clearly states that I have been endowed, by my Creator, with certain unalienable rights. That among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

That and the other document that states in part...."the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed."

Everything else is simply an infringement and is unconstitutional anyway.

7 posted on 04/04/2012 10:50:58 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (I will not comply. I will NEVER submit.)
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To: kristinn

If Trayvon be beatin’ yo head, you let’im go on till you are dead.


8 posted on 04/04/2012 10:52:47 AM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: kristinn

Look at the bright side...

The real racists are on full display for the country to see. Keep talking morons...


9 posted on 04/04/2012 10:54:11 AM PDT by DB
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To: kristinn

The klan with a tan, at it again.


10 posted on 04/04/2012 10:56:14 AM PDT by dainbramaged (OMG - Obama Must Go)
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To: kristinn

The ‘Black Caucus’ really says it all; they are the racists and American society is so dysfunctional that we have to endure these frivolous gestures. Treyvon Martin is a dime a dozen. Just another young, black thug..living out this rotten ‘gangsta’ lifestyle..I don’t mourn him. This is why people should be armed and be able to defend themselves..some of us know about all the black hate crimes that are swept under the rug and I am fed up with these charlatans.


11 posted on 04/04/2012 10:56:31 AM PDT by Advocatus Sancti Sepulchri
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To: DB
"The real racists are on full display for the country to see. Keep talking morons..."

DITTOS

12 posted on 04/04/2012 10:57:31 AM PDT by DeaconRed (ZERO supporters are stuck on stupid. . . Always were, always will be. . .)
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To: kristinn

“Several Congressional Black Caucus members...”

####

Would that include CBC member, and FR hero Allen West?


13 posted on 04/04/2012 10:59:40 AM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: DB

Two can play at this “racist” thing. There are worse things to be, such as dead. Holder wants his “revenge”-he knows not what he does.


14 posted on 04/04/2012 11:02:22 AM PDT by mrsmel
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To: ReneeLynn
Idiocy at it’s worst.

How about their logic is to remove a victims' right to self defense in order to prevent someone from becoming a victim like Hoodie McSkittles.

16 posted on 04/04/2012 11:03:34 AM PDT by NativeSon ( Grease the floor with Crisco when I dance the Disco)
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To: kristinn

Will these racists also call or laws to protect whites from black crime?


17 posted on 04/04/2012 11:03:45 AM PDT by CodeToad (I'm so right-wing if I lifted my left leg I'd go into a spin.)
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To: kristinn

The new law will read like this: Any white man thought to have killed a black man will be immediately shot by a member of the Black Panthers.


18 posted on 04/04/2012 11:04:44 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: kristinn

Shoot it down! (no pun intended)


19 posted on 04/04/2012 11:04:53 AM PDT by gimme1ibertee (If you want to kick a tiger in the ass, you better have a plan for dealing with his teeth.)
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To: kristinn

“the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.”


20 posted on 04/04/2012 11:04:57 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: kristinn

Most black folks I know are gun owners. I don’t think they would like being told they can’t defend themselves.


21 posted on 04/04/2012 11:06:19 AM PDT by dforest
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To: kristinn

:: calls for the repeal of controversial gun laws that allow shooters to claim self-defense. ::

When a black man shoots a skin-head who is attempting a back-alley lynching, they will be ^outraged^ that the law was changed.


22 posted on 04/04/2012 11:06:43 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: kristinn

I think the Congressional Black Caucus should be banned because it is by it’s very title racist.


23 posted on 04/04/2012 11:06:59 AM PDT by Ben Mugged ("Life's tough..... It's even tougher if you're stupid." John Wayne)
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To: kristinn
If the racists keep on beating the mau-mau drums of war, they better understand that minority means they are out gunned 200 to one and out numbered 87 to 13.

There will be so much weeping and bleeding that the race baiters will rue the day they were born.

24 posted on 04/04/2012 11:09:18 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorists savages.)
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To: kristinn

Since blacks commit the vast majority of crimes, including violent crimes, it comes as no surprise that they want to take away the right of self defense. Especially for white people.


25 posted on 04/04/2012 11:09:29 AM PDT by Astronaut
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To: kristinn

The liberal black lawmakers just don’t want you to shoot their future electorate, but it seems to me they are doing a pretty good job of it themselves. They should craft a law to somehow reintroduce a civilized culture into the black community.


26 posted on 04/04/2012 11:11:01 AM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 ! We should take off and Newt washington from orbit.)
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To: kristinn
“I think this would be a wonderful opportunity to pause for a moment and give thanks for the great contributions of the Black community to our society. Their peaceful and generous nature make them ideal neighbors, lending testimony to their exceptional family values and parenting skills unrivaled by any other culture. Their commitment to academic excellence enriches our schools and serves as an example to all who hope to achieve prominence as a people.
Real estate values are fueled by the mix of African Americans into an area due to their caring and respectful nature of these communities, an example of all they have achieved through their enthusiasm for hard work and self-reliant can-do nature. Without their industrious and creative drive, we would be poorer as a nation.”
27 posted on 04/04/2012 11:13:47 AM PDT by yank in the UK ( A liberal mocking Christianity. I asked "why don't you mock Islam?" he replied "Muslims are violent)
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To: kristinn

AS I fight the creeping racism in my own heart through all of this, I have to wonder how those who have no brakes such as belief in Judgement from God, are beginning to feel.

As Jesus’s prophecy about nation rising against nation, and kingdom against kingdom comes to pass, I can only weep for America, for what is coming.

Today is like the last scene of Terminator where Sarah Conner gets her picture taken and there’s a storm coming...


28 posted on 04/04/2012 11:15:46 AM PDT by Dogbert41 ("...or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the Great King. " -Jesus)
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To: Dogbert41

I’m not even going to try to fight it any longer, and yes a storm is coming, quickly.


29 posted on 04/04/2012 11:19:26 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: DB
The real racists are on full display for the country to see. Keep talking morons...

Sorry, but they don't hear it.....they're too busy watching American Idol.

30 posted on 04/04/2012 11:32:25 AM 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: Biggirl

Maybe they should run some statistics on what is more dangerous. How many deaths have occurred unlawfully (not ruled protecting oneself) from registered gun owners?

How many deaths have occurred from young thugs either with or without a gun?

I would say possibly 1% registered gun owners (if that)
and the other 99% goes to the second group. Now which group are you against Black Lawmakers? Oh of course the one that has killed your only black student which most definitely was due to his use of deadly force against an armed man.

You know what - why in the world do we allow the Black caucus to continue? Or the Black Panthers? Or the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People)

I am not racist - but this type of nonsense causes my blood to boil. My son wants to start a group called NAAWP (National Association for the Advancement of White People) to counteract what these other groups are doing. Not because he is racist either, but because he believes where is the fairness in even promoting such a thing in this day and age? Really - what is the point?


31 posted on 04/04/2012 11:35:10 AM PDT by jcsjcm (This country was built on exceptionalism and individualism. In God we Trust - Laus Deo)
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To: kristinn

Boehner should rule this wacky bill out-of-order, because it’s based on a false assumption.

All the evidence supports Zimmerman’s story, i.e., that Trayvon attacked physically first, with deadly intent (”you’re going to die tonight”). Self-defense is justified here, there’s no vigilante justice or rush to judgment, except for the CBC.


32 posted on 04/04/2012 11:58:25 AM PDT by canuck_conservative
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To: kristinn
Several Congressional Black Caucus members have introduced a resolution that memorializes 17-year-old Trayvon Martin

Yes let's call it the Trayvon Martin SENSEBLE NAMING, SENSEBLE PARENTING and NO THUGGERY FOR BLACKS ACT OF 2012. The law would be no naming your kids 'creative names' (such as Trayvon, or LaMarquez), having the sperm donors in the kids life and having them do their homework and making sure there are dressed like people should be dressed....not having there boxers showing!! (had a guy in for an interview...he came in looking like he doesn't care, his boxers were showing and his jeans were about 6 sizes to big for him.)

34 posted on 04/04/2012 12:15:19 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (If we stay home in November '12, don't blame 0 for tearing up the CONSTITUTION!!)
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To: NativeSon

“Hoodie McSkittles”

ROFLMAO. That’s getting stolen for damn sure.


35 posted on 04/04/2012 12:18:54 PM PDT by Jack Burton007 (This is Jack Burton in the Pork Chop Express, and I'm talkin' to whoever's listenin' out there.)
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To: dforest
Most black folks I know are gun owners. I don’t think they would like being told they can’t defend themselves.

No, no. They would be exempt. Except for the small percentage who are Republicans.
36 posted on 04/04/2012 1:14:18 PM PDT by crosshairs (Some ideas are so stupid, only intellectuals believe them. --- George Orwell)
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To: crosshairs

Damn, I shoulda known.


37 posted on 04/04/2012 1:17:27 PM PDT by dforest
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To: kristinn

Well, this should help.


38 posted on 04/04/2012 1:19:24 PM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: kristinn

Well, sounds like it’s time to order 2000 more bullets and hit the range again.
(I actually do that for every article)

(heh-heh!)


39 posted on 04/04/2012 1:25:24 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Look for the union label, then buy elsewhere.)
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To: kristinn
This may sound incredibly naive, but since castle doctrine laws have been passed in CCW States, from where does the "Congressional Black Caucus" derive the authority to repeal State laws?

Regards,
GtG

40 posted on 04/04/2012 2:12:23 PM PDT by Gandalf_The_Gray (I live in my own little world, I like it 'cuz they know me here.)
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To: dainbramaged

See-oot! Yous b’ a poet, an didn’t even know it!


41 posted on 04/04/2012 3:01:37 PM PDT by Sarajevo (Money cannot buy happiness, but it's more comfortable to cry in a Mercedes than on a bicycle.)
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To: ReneeLynn

that is the law the democrats want to return to.

remember bernard getz on the NYC subway?

remmber folks this stand your ground was also a TORT REFORM. It neutered the nusance suits from lawyers and anti-civil rights groups.

The more we learn the more I think this law needs to be enhanced against those who would steal it. Perhaps it should be made a florida constitutional amendment.


42 posted on 04/04/2012 3:27:24 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: kristinn

Black politicians hate Hispanics!


43 posted on 04/04/2012 3:32:23 PM PDT by airborne (Paratroopers! Good to the last drop!)
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To: kristinn

Hey, Emanuel Cleaver, “Where’s the spit?”


44 posted on 04/04/2012 3:41:56 PM PDT by hotshu (Redistribution of wealth by the government is nothing but theft under the color of law.)
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To: kristinn

More dumbass racism from the Black Caucus. No surprise here. people are waking up to the fact that black on white crime is the real problem. That it is a tidal wave suppressed by the liberal media


45 posted on 04/04/2012 3:42:33 PM PDT by dennisw (A nation of sheep breeds a government of Democrat wolves!)
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To: kristinn

Nope, people have the right to self-defense against all races of thugs.


46 posted on 04/04/2012 5:47:05 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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