Skip to comments.Bloomberg to push to overturn 'stand your ground' laws nationwide
Posted on 04/11/2012 1:22:01 PM PDT by neverdem
Mayor Bloomberg is launching a campaign to overturn "stand your ground" laws around the nation, such as the one in Florida that led to the controversial shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
Bloomberg has scheduled a press conference this afternoon in Washington with the Rev. Al Sharpton, the NAACP, the National Urban League and other groups to announce the initiative...
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I bet if Bloomberg had a gun pointed to his head he’d wished he had a gun. Ahh the nanny state, let’s beg the robber “Please don’t kill me, pretty please with sugar on top and a cherry”
And so it begins. As states like Cali release violent thugs into our streets, and the Feds refuse to enforce illegal immigration laws, we now have pols wanting to take away the law abiding (especially if you’re not brown) rights to defend yourself.
Maybe Gore-bull warming will flood the mayor’s office making him swim for his life?
Bloomberg wears Mary Poppins pajamas.
Oh, so the police have come up with a way to teleport themselves to us in an instant and save us from the bad guys?
No? Ok, then I’ll just ask you to kindly f*ck off back to your island, Bloomers.
To be replaced by “Die Like A Rabbit” laws.
Um, Bloomberg, last time I checked your skin color was not only white but also ethnically hated by your civilized New Black Panther Party.
Oh, that’s right, you have “security”.
When seconds count the police are just minutes away to type up a report over my now dead body.
You took away our french fries and cookies.
If I could afford it, I’d start purchasing and mailing pistols all over NYC with Bloombergs return address on them. Just random addresses to nowhere.
Or maybe we could start handing guns to homeless people so they could defend themselves in their own homes.
This is the line in the sand, folks.
The Zimmerman lynching is all about ending the “Stand Your Ground” trend.
I’m confused isn’t bloomturd a mayor of a city? Shouldn’t his number one interest be his city? I wish we could challeng these “leader” to a boxing match. You know like in highschool when you could “put on gloves” I would love to punch this creampuff in the face several times.
What is bloomtard trying to do? Get awarded white guy racebaiter in training status. Throw this turd out already.
Good, I hope they try it. Nothing would fire up gun owners more. It will be the 1994 Assault Weapons Ban all over again, democrats will be dropping like flies at the local, state and national level in every red state across the nation.
Won’t the repeal of these laws make it EASIER to attack black people?
Isn’t it brilliant to repeal a law based on a case in which it apparently won’t prevent a prosecution? /s
Why doesn’t he just try and pass a law that says— if you’re non black and a black person attacks you, you are at fault and can in no way defend yourself.
Because that is where we are right now as a country.
He lives in his own little world, but wants to rule us, come get me you SOB.
Bloomberg has bodyguards.
What about the “On the Ground” law? Is it okay to shoot when you’re on the ground.
All the families of all the people who have been murdered in NYC thank Mayor A__hole profusely.
Says a limousine liberal that has armed body guards the law says the public must obey. The ignorant liberal is about to find out that only the liberal Eastern States have such laws because they started with “You must run from criminals or else” laws that no Western States ever had.
BTW I intend to “stand my ground” against criminals no matter what the law says.
If somebody tries to bash my head in, they’re going to get shot. If someone tries to break into my house they’re going to get shot. etc etc.
His higher calling is that of a useful idiot in Obama's progressive army. He's reporting for duty, right on cue, to engage in an assault on the right to self defense.
Bloomberg can kiss my bright red one on main street.
And then he can learn about federalism. And the 10th amendmnet. And the 2nd amendment.
Shove it, Bloomdork.
Bloomberg makes me sick. He is a dam coward and a sorry excuse for a human being.
Or vice versa.
Another liberal carpetbagger...
He’s going to start a pushback his mind can’t even begin to comprehend.
You see, "stand your ground" laws have NOTHING to do with the Zimmerman/Martin situation. "Stand your ground" laws stand for the proposition that you have a right to proactively defend yourself in a defined area, with no requirement to retreat. Almost always, one's home is such an area (hence the alternative term "Castle Doctrine"). Sometimes, Texas being one example, you can defend yourself in your car (a mobile castle, if you will) or wherever you have a legal right to be at a particular point in time. This case involved no such thing - Zimmerman shot Martin (and his claim is backed up by witnesses and the police report) AFTER MARTIN PHYSICALLY ASSAULTED HIM and was threatening his life by repeatedly banging the back of his head against the sidewalk - much longer, and Zimmerman would have been unconscious and soon thereafter dead. The legality of Zimmerman's actions from the moment he was attacked until he pulled the trigger are pretty much beyond question in ANY jurisdiction in this country - he COULDN'T retreat, he was under ACTIVE, LIFE-THREATENING ATTACK. This was about as pure of case of self-defense as we're likely to have in the public eye for some time.
Bloomberg, or anyone else, arguing that this is because of "stand your ground/Castle Doctrine" laws is being disingenuous AT BEST - and, in all likelihood, is stating a flat-out lie with the intent of diminishing the rights of potential victims for the purpose of scoring political points. FUMB!
Ah, wishing for the old days where Carpetbaggers like Blooming Idiot were trussed up, tarred and feathered, and sent back to whence they came.
He has a lot of enemies. This is good for self defense. Put Nannie Bloomie’s face on the anti-gun movement.
. SYG doesn’t even apply to the case. I know, everyone here knows this already. I’m just appalled at. Bloomers’ arrogance.
Never let a crisis go to waste.
who the F@@@ does this clown think he is.
This is FL , he can govern that hell hole liberal piece of crap of a state and leave us down here the hell alone.
If Bloomberg had to live in East New York, or Brownsville, without an NYPD security detail or his private bodyguards, then, maybe, I’d give some credence to his BS.
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city not state
Anybody who doesn’t recognize this as an organized, planned assault is blind.
they brought eh Mexican Pres to the state of the union address and harp on about guns.
They then used Fast and furious but they were found out and now they are using this.
You can bet they will go after the 2nd if this socialist gets a second term
This initiative will of course be warmly supported in Texas and S. Carolina.
If the state legislators won’t go along with the repeal, and we can’t get it introduced as a ballot initiative, we’ll just cry havoc and let slip the lawyers of civil war.
Thank you, scott7278!
Oceander, per our dialogue on this thread thread. The left goes outrageous. Then they're suprised when people react to their outrageous stupidity.
Guess you haven't noticed.
That assault on the 2nd (as well as just about everything else) has been going on now for.....well, bloody forever.
This stuff from the libs is just this week's reconnisance in force. They won't quit any time soon.
Always playing the democrat in elephant pajamas, We here in Florida will stand our ground against our attackers.
So too bad for Mr. Bloomers.
Look for ‘angry blowback” to take place. People have had enough.
If Bloomberg shows his face down here I volunteer to help physically put his ass back on an airplane bound for NY.
“Im confused isnt bloomturd a mayor of a city?”
He is an anti-American commissar who knows that while he may have had his way overturning term limits for his Bolshevik toilet on the Hudson River, he has NO CHANCE of winning anything nationally. Rather than accept this, he preaches to “flyover country” from behind his well-armed security detail (in his well-armed police state).
...I’d let Bloomy inspect my wood chipper that is backedup to my catfish farm....
"Let him enforce it"
This is going to push us toward becoming Britain. Today in Britain, it is illegal for anyone to defend themselves or their property and those who have are now serving prison sentences.
I'm not kidding! You cannot defend yourself or your property from thieves or murderers in Britain. And, Bloomberg wants to bring this here.
Have we had enough of liberalism, yet, or do we need even MORE proof that it is a recipe for idiots and disaster!!???
We are closer to a second American revolution with each passing day.
Expect a push to end CCW laws soon
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