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Al Sharpton, Trayvon Martin family urge peace [backpedal alert]
Yahoo News ^ | April 27, 2012 | Liz Goodwin

Posted on 04/27/2012 8:15:29 AM PDT by kevcol

Al Sharpton, Trayvon Martin family urge peace on 20th anniversary of L.A. race riots

To mark the 2oth anniversary of the deadly riots that engulfed Los Angeles following the 1992 Rodney King verdict, civil rights activist Al Sharpton and Trayvon Martin's parents are urging peace at events. Sharpton spoke to Yahoo News before he and Martin's family addressed a church on Thursday night.

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"I think even though people are angry and as concerned as I am, we don't feel like we have no options," he says. "Unlike [with] Rodney King, there's defined leadership in Trayvon Martin's case who have said from the beginning we cannot have violence."

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Sharpton says he has no idea whether Zimmerman was prejudiced against Martin because of his race

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: California; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: alsharpton; georgezimmerman; lariots; rodneyking; sharpton; trayvonmartin; zimmerman
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To: GonzoGOP
It is illegal to own an assault rifle in Illinois

Bullcrap. Maybe in Crook County, but not in Illinois. I can assure you that in my little area of DuPage County gun safes are bulging with AR-15's, AK clones, M1A rifles, etc.

41 posted on 04/27/2012 10:49:41 AM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: MrB

har-de-har-har ...
Perhaps Fat Albert and Je$$e Jacka$$ have started to realize what’s been going on in the firearms business these last few years ...


42 posted on 04/27/2012 10:50:27 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Lurker
Don't bet on that my friend. In my little neighborhood we can whistle up a squad of 12 very heavily armed people in about ten minutes. And the cops can only suppress what they know about. Freepmail me if you'd like details on how we did it.

Any property available in your neighborhood?!

;>D

43 posted on 04/27/2012 11:02:05 AM PDT by Prov1322 (Enjoy my wife's incredible artwork at www.watercolorARTwork.com! (This space no longer for rent))
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To: GonzoGOP
It is in the yuppy suburbs that the battle will be fought. And trying to convince my neighbors of that fact has convinced me that the majority are simply not ready for what is going to fall on them. I live there, I know.

I live there too FRiend. A few of my suburban neighbors are of Asian descent and they are just as well armed as I am. The rest are about 30% armed, 70% no...but 30% is more than enough IMO. There is a 6 week wait for a decent slot at the closest range. I think you would be surprised as how well the suburbs are armed, but its not neighborhood-type conversation. And if I ever get a call from a "pollster" asking me how many guns I own the answer would be "none".
44 posted on 04/27/2012 11:07:57 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol

They incited racial attacks against whites for their own personal monetary and political agenda and now have innocent blood on their racist hands.

Did the grand dragon Al speak with his hood on?


45 posted on 04/27/2012 11:56:37 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Buckeye McFrog; onyx; RedMDer; Jim Robinson




A bit late, and hope it's not to big ;)
46 posted on 04/27/2012 12:30:04 PM PDT by Bikkuri
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To: Buckeye McFrog; onyx; RedMDer; Jim Robinson; Admin Moderator
Ok, I redid it and shrunk it too... I had completely forgotten to put Obummer in there X(

AM, if you wish to delete the previous once, please do so.. ;)



47 posted on 04/27/2012 1:00:06 PM PDT by Bikkuri
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“if you wish to delete the previous once”

**previous one**

Sorry about that.. lack of sleep again >.<


48 posted on 04/27/2012 1:03:54 PM PDT by Bikkuri
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To: kevcol
In a speech at a conference in Washington, D.C., led by Rev. Al Sharpton, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

Excuse me, but this is outrageous. Who is Mr. Holder's employer, Sharpton or the American Public? Well, I guess we have now cleared up that confusion.

49 posted on 04/27/2012 3:05:14 PM PDT by AndyJackson
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To: kevcol
but he thinks the police would have handled the situation differently if Martin had been white.

Maybe because the likelihood of a black male ages 12-33 being involved in criminal behavior is multitudes higher. Lets talk about that Mr Sharpton.

50 posted on 04/27/2012 3:10:53 PM PDT by Altura Ct.
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