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Miami 'super dad' dies protecting daughter, 11, during home invasion
foxnews.com/ ^ | Feb 13 2013 | Fox News

Posted on 02/13/2013 9:40:02 PM PST by NoLibZone

Police say two heavily armed men fatally shot a homeowner as he tried to protect his daughter during a home invasion.

The incident happened late Tuesday night in Miami. The father, identified as Maurice Harris, 36, got into a struggle with the suspects when they tried to gain entry into his 11-year-old daughter's bedroom, police told FoxNews.com. The father was fatally shot in the struggle.

There were no other reports of injuries. The suspects were described as black males.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/02/13/miami-dad-dies-protecting-daughter-11-during-home-invasion/?test=latestnews#ixzz2KqfsUgRu

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: amish; awb; banglist; guncontrol; guns; holderspeople; lawlessamerica; nojustice; nolaw; secondamendment
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This is why the want to disarm us.

So their constituents can kill us.

Should have been Bil Maher instead.

1 posted on 02/13/2013 9:40:09 PM PST by NoLibZone
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To: NoLibZone

Sorry he died! But he died a hero, protecting his daughter!


2 posted on 02/13/2013 9:42:14 PM PST by pbmaltzman
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To: NoLibZone
Police say two heavily armed men fatally shot a homeowner...

That is why people need semi-auto pistols and rifles with high-capacity magazines. Among other reasons.

3 posted on 02/13/2013 9:48:22 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: pbmaltzman

Should have been Bill Maher.


4 posted on 02/13/2013 9:48:49 PM PST by NoLibZone (It's time folks. It's time. Posting aint gonna cut it.)
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To: TigersEye

The playing field must never be level.

We should out gun them 500 to 1.

Only the “progressives” , the ones that were rooting for the woman and cop killer , want us disarmed.


5 posted on 02/13/2013 9:51:05 PM PST by NoLibZone (It's time folks. It's time. Posting aint gonna cut it.)
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To: NoLibZone

He shouldn’t have been unarmed in a war zone.


6 posted on 02/13/2013 9:51:32 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: NoLibZone
We should out gun them 500 to 1.

I do. :-)

Only the “progressives” , the ones that were rooting for the woman and cop killer , want us disarmed.

I know.

7 posted on 02/13/2013 9:54:12 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: pbmaltzman

So if he died, how did he protect her?


8 posted on 02/13/2013 10:14:15 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: NoLibZone
Neighbors are hailing Harris a hero. "Unfortunately, he died but he's super dad," Terry Jones told the station. "I hope I have that much courage if something like that would've happened to me."

His gun-free zone seems to have worked out well for the guys who invaded his home.

9 posted on 02/13/2013 10:14:45 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (Obama's vision - No Job is a Good Job)
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To: NoLibZone

Sounds like they had no interest in the girl.
Did they get robbed?


10 posted on 02/13/2013 10:16:29 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: VeniVidiVici

Stupid article.

Short on facts and long on emotion.


11 posted on 02/13/2013 10:19:04 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: NoLibZone

Miami. keeping your daughter at the same place as two pounds of cocaine isn’t protection.


12 posted on 02/13/2013 10:20:31 PM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/)
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To: VeniVidiVici

So they broke in, menaced his wife with a gun, demanded money and he only “jumped up” when the attempted to enter the girls room?

This story stinks.


13 posted on 02/13/2013 10:24:55 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: eyedigress

There are some details lacking, for sure...


14 posted on 02/13/2013 10:25:17 PM PST by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: eyedigress

Miami is a sewer. Avoid it.

On Top Gear U.K. (Netflix) Season 9 ep. 2 they go to FL.

Hilarious! Highly Recommended watching.


15 posted on 02/13/2013 10:25:50 PM PST by bicyclerepair (Zombies Eat Brains. Half of FL is safe.)
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To: eyedigress

you are probably closer to the truth that Fox News.


16 posted on 02/13/2013 10:26:28 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife

Assuming we can believe what was reported as being accurate, Eyedigress has it nailed.

It’s all supposition, but fill in the blanks...


17 posted on 02/13/2013 10:29:08 PM PST by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: NoLibZone

Gun control is meant to preserve the noble profession of criminal - a major Democrat constituency.


18 posted on 02/13/2013 10:34:57 PM PST by monocle
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To: One Name

It is a horrible example of today’s journalism.

I have no idea why people give credence to Fox, and it is not just Fox.
There is no critical analysis in the news at all in this country anymore.

It is all just sensationalistic BS.


19 posted on 02/13/2013 10:35:26 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: One Name

I know this for a FACT, If the guy is dead and the perps could do what they wanted, He is not “Super Dad”

He may have strived valiantly, but he erred and came up short.
What bugs me is that, they were in the house and menacing his wife with a gun to her head before he ever “jumped up” according to the report.

Sounds like he was sacked out to me.
That does not make him a bad guy or anything, but it sure doesn’t make him a “Super Dad”


20 posted on 02/13/2013 10:40:37 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife

Because consuming their product and so enabling them is more important than finding another source of entertainment and thus hamstringing a lib agenda.

Haven’t had Cable/Dish for over 10 years. And I am far better for it.


21 posted on 02/13/2013 10:47:49 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: mylife

Lotsa details lacking- we enjoy jumping to conclusions here at FR. If you jump fast and happen to get it right when the facts come out, you become prescient.

I have no clue what really happened.

If as described, there may have been an unreported motive for the invasion.

If I intimate an unsubstantiated hypothesisis, than I am no more than a speculator.


22 posted on 02/13/2013 10:48:59 PM PST by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: mylife

Well, they did provide one bit of damning commentary:

“The suspects were described as black males. “


23 posted on 02/13/2013 10:51:15 PM PST by vette6387
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To: mylife

Yes.

There is no objective journalism anymore. There is no longer any incentive to remain objective. Only exception would be the case of wheat-weaving or some such nonsense no one pays attention to.


24 posted on 02/13/2013 10:54:14 PM PST by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: mylife

Fox gave the race of the perps, the media doesn’t like that..


25 posted on 02/13/2013 11:57:10 PM PST by goat granny
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To: NoLibZone

You can’t make judgments after reading a pathetic writeup like that. Plus, it’s based on the first statements of traumatized family members who witnessed the killing.

48 hour rule on this story.


26 posted on 02/14/2013 12:32:29 AM PST by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn....)
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To: NoLibZone

“The suspects were described as black males.”

Wow, there’s a shocker.


27 posted on 02/14/2013 3:31:02 AM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: Norm Lenhart
Haven’t had Cable/Dish for over 10 years. And I am far better for it.

Indeed...you are no longer paying the salaries of Bill Maher, Rachel Maddow, Ed Schultz, and other communist filth. Hell...you aren't even paying Sean Hannity's salary.

28 posted on 02/14/2013 3:36:23 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: vette6387

And as a former LEO I can vouch for the fact based upon my personal experience that they commit the majority of violent crimes by a very LONG shot. If it’s a home invasion or armed robbery 99.9% of the time it will be black males. It something the black population will not admit even if you stack all of the reports on their desks to prove it to them. They will just say it’s because there are a lot more white cops and they are just targeting “us”. Excuse me ma’am but we don’t sit around at gas stations or houses waiting for black peeps to commit crimes we just answer all the calls that come in when victims and witnesses report them. I guess they are targeting black people too. You just can’t reason with them.


29 posted on 02/14/2013 3:40:29 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: NoLibZone

I smell a home invasion on a drug dealer. Very common. Commonly ends up with someone getting shot too.


30 posted on 02/14/2013 3:59:39 AM PST by Cap'n Crunch
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To: NoLibZone

The pubbies and the NRA should make an ad describing this incident to the public. You can bet this incident won’t be a focus of the MSM.


31 posted on 02/14/2013 4:50:32 AM PST by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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To: NoLibZone
The suspects were described as black males.

Now there's a surprise! Not that the criminals were black males, but that the media actually reported the race of the criminals when they were black.

32 posted on 02/14/2013 5:09:41 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: bicyclerepair
Minor correction: ep 3 of season 9.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Top_Gear_episodes

And yes, absolutely hilarious!

33 posted on 02/14/2013 5:28:22 AM PST by Moltke ("I am Dr. Sonderborg," he said, "and I don't want any nonsense.")
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To: TigersEye
Please stop using the term “high-capacity magazine”. That is a anti-gun term. You fall into their trap when yo repeat that. ALL mags are “standard” if they fit the gun.

Also, “assault weapons” are modern sporting rifles, rifle, gun or pistol.

34 posted on 02/14/2013 5:33:57 AM PST by mad_as_he$$
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To: mad_as_he$$

They are “defense weapons”, not assault weapons. 99.99% of defense-weapon owners never use it for assault, only use it for defense and target shooting. An assault weapon must have full-automatic capability, or it is just a defense weapon.


35 posted on 02/14/2013 5:49:09 AM PST by expat2
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To: NoLibZone

If he only had an AR 15 with a hi capacity magazine the world would be rid of two vermin and a little girl would have her dad.


36 posted on 02/14/2013 5:52:45 AM PST by Mom MD (A million people attended Obamas inauguration. 14 of them actually missed work)
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To: expat2

Yup.


37 posted on 02/14/2013 6:13:37 AM PST by mad_as_he$$
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To: Mom MD

Please refer to post 34.


38 posted on 02/14/2013 6:15:01 AM PST by mad_as_he$$
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To: mad_as_he$$

I’ll never understand why people who live in these urban feral-playgrounds don’t have throughout their house a variety of weapons, including guns, knives, wasp spray, small aluminum baseball bats and so forth. Are they just high on “hopium”...hoping that nothing happens to them?


39 posted on 02/14/2013 7:17:37 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: mad_as_he$$

Bull crap! They are high-capacity magazines. Your PC version of things is a big a bag of puke as any liberal PC.


40 posted on 02/14/2013 12:55:19 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: mad_as_he$$
Also, “assault weapons” are modern sporting rifles, rifle, gun or pistol.

Well, duh! Did I say anything about "assault weapons?"

41 posted on 02/14/2013 12:57:07 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: Mom MD

Pay no attention to post #34. He’s fulla crap.


42 posted on 02/14/2013 12:58:16 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: TigersEye

Hey there cry baby surrender monkey. This comes from people who are key in the idustry like for example the National Shooting Sports Foundation, Tom Gresham, Ted Nugent and the NRA so stuff it.

What has erroneously been termed an “assault weapon” is a semi-automatic firearm (Modern Sporting Rifle) that fires just one bullet with each pull of the trigger (versus a fully automatic firearm — machine gun — which continues to shoot until the trigger is released). Specifically, legislation has incorrectly defined an “assault weapon” as a semi-automatic firearm that can accept a detachable magazine and has two or more of the following cosmetic features (it is these cosmetic features that distinguish the firearm from other “non-assault weapons.”):

BACKGROUND VIDEOS

Above, a San Jose (Calif.) police officer effectively explains the differences between fully automatic military rifles and semi-automatic military look-alike rifles and why there is confusion about them.


Above, radio personality Tom Gresham speaks to journalists about tactical rifles during a seminar at the Professional Outdoor Media Association’s annual meeting. The seminar, sponsored by NSSF, provided writers with a hands-on introduction to tactical rifles. Many media members said it was their first experience with the rifles and came away with a new understanding of these frequently misunderstood firearms and accurate information to provide in columns and stories.


WRITER’S GUIDE

Aim for Accuracy: Take a look at NSSF’s online Writer’s Guide to Firearms and Ammunition for facts, data, examples of common inaccuracies and a complete glossary of firearm- and ammunition-related terms.

• A folding or telescoping stock
• A pistol grip
• A bayonet mount
• A flash suppressor, or threads to attach one
• A grenade launcher

None of these features figure into the criminal misuse of firearms, regardless of their appearance.

http://www.nssf.org/factsheets/semi-auto.cfm

Whether with a traditional muzzleloader or a modern sporting rifle, the ABCs of good shooting are the key to putting your shots on target. Watch Chris Fry, training director at Modern Defensive Training Systems, show you the basics of proper sight alignment and sight picture, plus proper breathing, trigger control and follow-through.

http://www.nssf.org/pullthetrigger/view.cfm?Iyr=2011&Bissue=021511.htm

Due to Reed Exhibitions’ refusal to reconsider their decision to ban Modern Sporting Rifles from the February 2-10 Eastern Sports Show in Harrisburg, PA, the National Rifle Association has decided to withdraw from the show. We had called on Reed Exhibitions to reconsider their decision; unfortunately they have steadfastly refused to do so. As a result, the NRA will not be participating in the upcoming show in Harrisburg or in any other shows hosted by Reed Exhibitions that maintain this policy. We are disappointed that Reed Exhibitions has ignored the concerns expressed by attendees, the outdoor industry and the NRA in not reconsidering their position to ban the display of Modern Sporting Rifles.

http://www.nraila.org/news-issues/news-from-nra-ila/2013/nra-withdraws-from-eastern-sports-outdoor-show-due-to-reed-exhibitions-decision-to-ban-modersn-sporting-rifles.aspx

Who’s full of crap?


43 posted on 02/14/2013 1:53:53 PM PST by mad_as_he$$
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To: mad_as_he$$
Hey there cry baby surrender monkey.

You lose, nutcase.

44 posted on 02/14/2013 1:55:47 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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Just cause you say so? Guess what no sale.

By using the anti-gun lingo you have surrendered to them.
They now control the dialogue for you.

I will stand with the NRA, Tom Gresham and the Nuge rather than a surrender monkey like you.

You started the insults. Want to really play? Looser.


45 posted on 02/14/2013 4:27:35 PM PST by mad_as_he$$
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To: mad_as_he$$
I did not insult you and 'looser' means not so tight. Learn to spell or learn to use spellcheck.

You could have saved yourself some time with that long cut&paste post about 'assault weapons' if you had read this response but I guess you're too much of a dumbass to understand what it meant.

46 posted on 02/14/2013 4:31:35 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: TigersEye
I spelled it correctly in the context I meant it. You have “looser” thinking than I would expect out of a real Freeper. That all you got is spelling insults? That is truly a LOSER move.

AND you of poor reading comprehension I ADDED the assault weapons comment after I posted the magazine comment for the benefit of others since you clearly have surrendered to the gun control agenda.

47 posted on 02/14/2013 4:48:51 PM PST by mad_as_he$$
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To: mad_as_he$$

Whatever.


48 posted on 02/14/2013 5:14:58 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: TigersEye

See surrender - again.

You started the insults. Instead of making a point you called me “full of crap”.

What your great intellect can’t make a point without insults?


49 posted on 02/14/2013 5:37:40 PM PST by mad_as_he$$
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To: mad_as_he$$

You’re a kook. There is really little more to say.


50 posted on 02/14/2013 5:39:35 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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