Skip to comments.Beating of Alabama man not seen as hate crime, despite claim 'Trayvon' invoked
Posted on 04/24/2012 1:07:41 PM PDT by massmike
A racially charged beating of a white Alabama man by a throng of African-Americans is not being investigated as a hate crime, despite one witness' claim that she heard an assailant exclaim: "Now that's justice for Trayvon."
Matthew Owens, of Mobile, Ala., was assaulted with baseball bats, paint cans and other weapons at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday after telling a group of children to stop playing basketball in the middle of Delmar Drive, according to Ashley Rains, public information officer for the Mobile Police Department.
After the children left the area, a group of adults armed with weapons returned and confronted Owens, 40, in his front yard, where he was assaulted. Owens' sister, Ashley Parker, told WKRG she witnessed the attack and that there were as many as 20 assailants. Parker said she overheard one of them say, "Now that's justice for Trayvon."
Asked if the incident was being investigated as a hate crime, Rains replied: "No, it's not. It's being investigated as an assault."
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Another suggestion: Use your cell phone to take photos and videos of any assaults you witness.
These animals need to be caught, arrested, tried and executed. See, I can sound just like the Black Panthers. And how could they criticize my plan because it just mimics theirs....well except for the part where I put a bounty on the head of each of the thugs who beat this man.
That’s from the Eric Holder rulebook, I assume.
Which is why Holder’s boss has to be removed in November, and I don’t care who doesn’t like Romney.
I heard it was “Group Hug! Group Hug!” and poor Owens was just overwhelmed by the love and kumbayah-ery, that he checked himself into the hospital. /s
It was a decent neighborhood of nice smaller homes until Holder’s people took it over. I have a friend that has lived there for about 30years and can’t find a buyer. There have been some serious violence there. A man was gunned down with a spray of automatic weapons fire a few years ago about three houses down from my friend.
It’s pretty comical, actually (ignoring the seriousness of the story for a moment). I mean, people thought at first that Zimmerman may have used the word “coon” and they wanted to call it a hate crime. But in this case the evidence is overwhelming that it was about race, but it’s not a hate crime.
So, why did they assault him, anyway?
Duh, only white people (or white-hispanics) can hate.
I seem to remember some folks caught on video outside of a polling place, brandishing weapons and threatening people with racial epithets, and absolutely nothing being done about it.
Of course this wasn’t a hate crime...and I’m Napoleon Bonaparte.
The more of this $hit that keeps happening, the more that racial tensions are going to rise. It is one thing (and bad enough) to give blacks a leg up in college admissions and job applications because of the treatment their forebearers received, but it is quite another to constantly have every white person labeled as a racist, and no black people when they nearly pummel a white guy to death, or stand in front of an election precinct with bats prohibiting white people from voting, etc., etc., etc. Hate exists on both sides, but when one is subjected to all of the blame, and the other is made to bear no responsibility, that’s just compressing the spring even further - and the rebound of that spring will be like nothing ever seen in this country if it isn’t managed the right way. If the one-way stuff doesn’t stop and then there are riots when Zimmerman is acquitted, EXPECT lots of resistance from the whites of this country.
Of course, that seems to be exactly what Fauxbama & Co. want - there’s simply no other explanation for the actions and lack of actions taken by this government in the last few years.
I think he dared to speak to some misbehaving black children.
A local girl was murdered in my town by a group of “Eric Holder’s People” a few years ago. They claimed they shot her because “she bucked.” In other words, when they tried to grab her pocket book she instinctively tried to hang onto it. Can you imagine the temerity of a crime victim thinking that they had a right to keep their own property?
And that’s why if you are approached by Eric Holder’s People you better be prepared to make that instant decision to shoot. Then you can be hounded like George Zimmerman.
As an aside, I read somewhere that the preliminary toxicology tests showed drugs in the system of “that sweet little angel, trayvon.”
freepers know the score.....Only thing I have heard about Trayvon’s possible drugs in bloodstream at autopsy is that no drugs were found. That may have been disinformation
Its getting very close to the time when physical resistance will be necessary if we want to remain in any way free.
Did you actually believe that it would?
The new rule for white people. Shoot first, shoot often, reload and shoot again. Then when there are no thugs left standing, ask questions.
Do the blacks not realize that they have now given every white person reason to fear for their lives whenever a black person is approaching them?
If they keep behaving this way there’s going to be a huge race war, and there will be precious few blacks surviving it.
God Save America (Please)
I think you are correct. Obama wants incidents he can use to bring out the police and security forces and claim the mantle of putting down racism as part of his reelection strategy.
Are you syaing that other blacks will seek revenge against these blacks? Because that is who real racists are.
And what is a neighbor supposed to do against 20 armed feral blacks besides get beaten or killed, arrested and charged with a hate crime, sued, and then have to worry about revenege from “real racists”?
We need to just eliminate all “hate crime” legislation. All it does is inject politics into the justice system.
That is not the case. No information has been released.
Imagine if a crowd of 20 whites came after a black guy on his own property and beat him nearly to death. Think THAT would be a hate crime?