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Neighbor who shot dead pit bulls mauling 11-year old boy could face charges
Daily Mail Online ^ | January 24, 2013 | Daily Mail Reporter

Posted on 01/24/2013 3:46:46 PM PST by Teotwawki

A man who fatally shot a pit bulls as it viciously attacked an 11-year-old boy with two other dogs could face charges for violating Washington D.C.'s gun laws. The young boy, who has not been identified, was riding a new bike on his home street in the Brightwood neighbourhood on Sunday when he collided with a pack of unattended pit bulls. The dogs immediately began attacking him, sinking their teeth into his arms, legs, stomach and chest, and leaving him in need of surgery. A neighbour, who has also not been identified, witnessed the attack, ran into his home and grabbed his handgun to shoot at the dogs, the Washington Times reported. A police officer who heard the gun shots raced to the scene and shot the other two dogs, stopping the attack, a police report noted. While he may have saved the life of the boy - who later underwent surgery on his wounds - the man could face charges for firing his gun on a D.C. street, rather than on his personal property.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; bull; guncontrol; old; pit; pitbull; secondamendment; shot

1 posted on 01/24/2013 3:47:01 PM PST by Teotwawki
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To: Teotwawki

This applies to all political parties & their representatives...

You Live In A Country Run By Idiots that we elected !!!

You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
You can get arrested for expired tags on your car but not for being in the
country illegally.


You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
Your government believes that the best way to eradicate trillions of dollars of
debt is to spend trillions more of our money.


You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
A seven year old boy can be thrown out of school for calling his teacher “cute”
but hosting a sexual exploration or diversity class in grade school is perfectly
acceptable.


You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
The Supreme Court of the United States can rule that lower courts cannot display
the 10 Commandments in their courtroom, while sitting in front of a display of
the 10 Commandments.


You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
Children are forcibly removed from parents who appropriately discipline them
while children of “underprivileged” drug addicts are left to rot in filth
infested cesspools of a “home”.


You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
Hard work and success are rewarded with higher taxes and government intrusion,
while some slothful, lazy behavior is rewarded with EBT cards, WIC checks,
Medicaid, subsidized housing, and free cell phones.


You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
The government’s plan for getting people back to work is to provide 99 weeks of
unemployment checks (to not work).


You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
Being self-sufficient is considered a threat to the government.


You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
Politicians think that stripping away the amendments to the constitution is
really protecting the rights of the people.


You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
The rights of the Government come before the rights of the individual.


You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
You can write a post like this just by reading the news headlines.


You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
You pay your mortgage faithfully, denying yourself the newest big screen TV
while your neighbor defaults on his mortgage (while buying iPhones, TV’s and new
cars) and the government forgives his debt and reduces his mortgage (with your
tax dollars).


You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
Being stripped of the ability to defend yourself makes you “safe”.


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You have to have your parents signature to go on a school field trip but not to
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An 80 year old woman can be stripped searched by the TSA but a Muslim woman in a
burka is only subject to having her neck and head searched.


You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
Using the “N” word is considered “hate speech” but writing and singing songs
about raping women and killing cops is considered “art”.


2 posted on 01/24/2013 3:48:53 PM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Teotwawki

Who would shoot a dead pit bull?


3 posted on 01/24/2013 3:48:55 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: gorush

Post #2 came from an e-mail I received.


4 posted on 01/24/2013 3:49:43 PM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Teotwawki

The shooter is a hero, and FRACK any polidiots who would charge him!

(While granting “illegal 30 round massacre magazine” David Gregory a “special exemption” for liberal bigshots.)


5 posted on 01/24/2013 3:52:19 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: gorush

May I attempt a more concise version? If you live in a major city in America either you want to get out or you are brain dead liberal.


6 posted on 01/24/2013 3:54:59 PM PST by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe)
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To: Travis McGee

‘the man could face charges for firing his gun on a D.C. street, rather than on his personal property.’ Guaranteed he will be victimized by the system but can hold his head high. Damn letting a kid die over bullshit laws.


7 posted on 01/24/2013 3:58:54 PM PST by smaug6 (We can't afford to be innocent!! Stand up and face the enemy.)
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To: Teotwawki

The response to this is simple...if the prosecutor pursues charges, the ONLY conclusion that can be drawn is that he PREFERS and would rather have the mauled child have been killed by the dogs. He should be shamed by this, over and over again.


8 posted on 01/24/2013 3:59:00 PM PST by rottndog ('Live Free Or Die' Ain't just words on a bumber sticker...or a tagline.)
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To: Teotwawki

What did they expect this guy to do? Dial 9/11 and wait while the dogs chewed that poor kid up? Ridiculous! When a pitbull snaps like that, you can beat them with baseball bats and it doesn’t even make them flinch!Yet more proof that tougher gun laws DO NOT protect the innocent.

So they want to charge this guy for doing the right thing, yet I don’t hear any mention of the irresponsible dog owners who reared their dogs up to be killers and let them roam the streets.


9 posted on 01/24/2013 4:00:15 PM PST by Mrs. Frogjerk
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To: gorush

You know that you live in a country of idiots, when over half of the country votes for a Kenyan, Marxist/Leninist thug for POTUS.


10 posted on 01/24/2013 4:01:12 PM PST by AlexW
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To: gorush
Great listing! And sadly, they are all true as well.

We NEED 2 countries.... give the RAT bastard liberals/homos & lezzies / muzzzlims/ illegal aliens/ socialists -- 1/2 of the country. And keep the other half of the USA for patriotic, conservative, Judeo-Christian morality, constitutional Americans. And NEVER let the other half in our country for so much as a visit. Once they need to rely on socialism without the benefits of the productive, capitalistic class, they will cry begging to rejoin. And the answer must be the same... NO!

11 posted on 01/24/2013 4:02:33 PM PST by rcrngroup
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To: Teotwawki

Didn’t David Gregory get a pass for breaking the law?

Shouldn’t this person get a pass too for saving the life of an 11-year-old?


12 posted on 01/24/2013 4:02:39 PM PST by Texas56
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To: gorush

Why did you only post 2 pages of 200 page book?


13 posted on 01/24/2013 4:03:36 PM PST by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: gorush

My sister and I were talking about how sad and how our hearts miss our parents died in the late 90’s. I told her God knew to take my dad as he would have been so sad to see what our nation calls good and fair these days. My parents were active conservatives and wrote to their representatives on issues that they felt were not just for all.

I wrote my representative about who owns all those hover around wheel chairs after the person using them cannot use it and got a hokey reply with NO ANSWER and my rep is a former JUDGE!!!

Like Hillary says, “What’s the difference” in the truth and the lies.....we are doomed but I am still going to do my best by MY GOD and HIS SON JESUS!!


14 posted on 01/24/2013 4:03:36 PM PST by YouGoTexasGirl
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To: gorush

Why did you only post 2 pages of a 200 page book?


15 posted on 01/24/2013 4:03:43 PM PST by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: smaug6

I thought the DC laws were challenged and overturned.


16 posted on 01/24/2013 4:04:45 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: gorush

Failing to shoot the marauding and mauling dogs would have translated to a very-late-term abortion in this case, which is okay with the majority of people in D.C.


17 posted on 01/24/2013 4:05:14 PM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: Teotwawki

more PC crap gone astray. $175.00 fine for the dead dog’s owner. Lets face it Pit Bulls in America have killed, injured and attacked more people in America than a gun has attacked people. Why not outlaw Pit Bulls through Pit Bull Control.

So the gun shooter shot dead a menace to society. my Aunt sent me an email on Medicare Part G whereby the elderly are given a gun and 4 bullets and are allowed to shot 4 politicians. The elderly would than go to jail whereby they could get free medical care, need a new hip - free medical care, need new dentures - free dental care, need new glasses - free eye. whereby either you are a politician and you get free medical care for life or a prison inmate and get free medical care for life at taxpayers expense. There really is no difference between a politician and a criminal, except the politician does not get caught.

(Please note the Medicare Part G is a joke I am not advocating shooting politicians?) In the silly season of gun control hysteria every liberal is flocking to the goal of gun control. Here a child is saved from an out of control Pit Bull ad other mad dogs by what a gun used to save human life.


18 posted on 01/24/2013 4:05:32 PM PST by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: gorush

I copied it and emailed it around. thanks


19 posted on 01/24/2013 4:07:09 PM PST by Shimmer1 (No matter how cynical I get, I just can't keep up.)
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To: Teotwawki

The prosecutor and owner(s) of the pit bulls should spend no less than 10 years behind bars.


20 posted on 01/24/2013 4:07:29 PM PST by soycd
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To: Teotwawki

http://blog.washingtonpost.com/behind-the-numbers/2008/06/scotus_dc_gun_law.html


21 posted on 01/24/2013 4:07:35 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: gorush

This is Washington DC.

I expect he will be charged.

If he lives in Brightwood he is probably white, making it a certainty.


22 posted on 01/24/2013 4:08:28 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Teotwawki

You know it is f#cked up when the law prohibits a person from saving the life of another.


23 posted on 01/24/2013 4:11:10 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (There is no requirement to show need in order to exercise your rights.)
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To: Teotwawki

Part of the plan - prosecute anyone who discharges firearms regardless of how justified their use. Make all legitimate aspects of gun ownership as painful as possible to overcome reasonable arguments in favor of maintaining their legality.


24 posted on 01/24/2013 4:11:23 PM PST by skeeter
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To: rcrngroup

All we really need to do is make them stay in a few cities in a few states! NYC, SF, Seattle, Portland, New Orleans and Boston.

By county, we are red, by huge cities we are blue and they have the majority votes...


25 posted on 01/24/2013 4:12:09 PM PST by YouGoTexasGirl
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To: G Larry

Why did you only post 2 pages of 200 page book?

bandwidth?


26 posted on 01/24/2013 4:12:33 PM PST by 23 Everest (When seconds count. The police are just 23 minutes away. 831 Bonnie)
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To: rottndog

I will go one step further, if the Prosecutor Files charges in this case, the Prosecutor is himself GUILTY OF ATTEMPTED MURDER OF A CHILD, by siding with the rabid pit bulls running wild he is by definition a party to the CRIME and deserves nothing less than Life In Prison or a weekend at Michael Vicks Dog ranch.


27 posted on 01/24/2013 4:14:54 PM PST by eyeamok
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To: nickcarraway

LOL!


28 posted on 01/24/2013 4:16:26 PM PST by timeflies
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To: Teotwawki

It is D.C. afterall! Where common sense doesn’t exist and absolute lunacy does!


29 posted on 01/24/2013 4:44:17 PM PST by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: gorush

Thanks for sharing it. We live in a country run by idiots .


30 posted on 01/24/2013 4:51:32 PM PST by nixonsnose (you never know how much pee splatters until you are standing at the urinal in flip flops.)
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To: gorush

Thanks for sharing it. We live in a country run by idiots .


31 posted on 01/24/2013 4:51:50 PM PST by nixonsnose (you never know how much pee splatters until you are standing at the urinal in flip flops.)
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To: nixonsnose

You can say THAT again! :{)


32 posted on 01/24/2013 4:54:07 PM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Venturer

“This is Washington DC.

I expect he will be charged.

If he lives in Brightwood he is probably white, making it a certainty.”

There is no way a jury is going to convict this guy if it does indeed go to trial.


33 posted on 01/24/2013 5:25:57 PM PST by Islander2
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To: Islander2

You don’t know Washington DC juries.

I agree he should get jury nullification, but if charged it will cost him a ton of money for lawyers, and I would not be surprised if he lost.


34 posted on 01/24/2013 5:46:44 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Texas56
Didn’t David Gregory get a pass for breaking the law? Shouldn’t this person get a pass too for saving the life of an 11-year-old?

Well, when one of the acts advances the Gun Control Agenda, but the other merely saves a kid's life, you can bet the liberals will place one on a higher plane of importance, granting exemptions from the law and whatnot. Because, let's admit what's really important to them.

35 posted on 01/24/2013 5:51:03 PM PST by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: Venturer; All

It shows how much the MSM has become an administration propaganda machine that this was not considered a story by American reporters.


36 posted on 01/24/2013 8:24:42 PM PST by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: Teotwawki

Only DC cops get to shoot dogs. Pit bulls mauling children. Labradors playing in the yard. Chihuahuas sleeping in baskets.

You gots to be a cop if you wants to shoot da doggie.


37 posted on 01/24/2013 10:08:24 PM PST by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (Free goodies for all -- Freedom for none.)
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