Skip to comments.Lawmakers seek change or repeal of Alabama's Stand Your Ground law
Posted on 07/24/2013 7:13:06 AM PDT by kevcol
MONTGOMERY, Alabama A Jefferson County lawmaker wants to change Alabamas Stand Your Ground law so the defense can not be invoked by someone who followed or pursued a person before a confrontation.
The legislation is directly inspired by the shooting of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida.
Im calling this the Trayvon Martin amendment, Rep. Merika Coleman-Evans, D-Pleasant Grove.
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Why doesn’t she call it the “Defend Our Thugs” Amendment. Why use only Martin’s name?
It’s a waste of time. Alabama will NEVER pass an amendment like this.
I'm guessing this amendment is racially motivated.
Many legislatures, and the DOJ, are going through the motions to quell the mindless mob, and it will work. Like liberals trying to disarm honest citizens, the whining will help them feel superior and smug without really accomplishing anything.
Its a waste of time. Alabama will NEVER pass an amendment like this.
She's probably just scoring care and warm-heartedness points with her voters, such as they are.
I’m guessing this moron is black.
Color me skeptical. In the last five years, I have seen so many things [all bad] happen that I thought would never happen , or as least I would not be alive when they did, that it broke me from saying or thinking,”That will never happen”.
The legislation is directly inspired by the shooting of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, the self-styled @No-Limit_Nigga, in Florida while he was trying to beat to death a man he called a "creepy ass cracka".
George Zimmerman did NOT use ‘Stand Your Ground’ as a defense.
It was simply self defense from a thug that attacked.
The Left will never let any invented crisis go to waste.
Inspired? Considering that SYG had absolutely nothing to do with Traydmark getting his punk ass killed, how is this inspired?
NOTE WELL, the prosecution in the Zimmerman trial DID NOT raise this objection, possible under Florida law. I took that as implicit recognition of what the testimony and evidence proved: Zimmerman disengaged and it was St. Skittles that was the aggressor in a separate, but related incident, his subsequent ambush attack of Zimmerman.
I had made that point when the initial reporting of the Sanford shooting went down, that if it was continuous action as the early reports implied, Zimmerman was cooked as the aggressor. But he wasn't.
Alabama House - 67 R 38 D
Alabama Senate - 22 R 11D 1I
Can you say DOA!
"Defeat the Thug Protection Act".
Considering that SYG laws have been shown to benefit blacks more than whites, I would say that it's more ideologically motivated than racial.
But then again, a majority of legal Hispanic immigrants support amnesty for illegals, when one would think that they would overwhelmingly oppose it because it drives down wages and employment opportunities for them.
I guess the real motivation is tribal above all else.
The ideology was given away with the hyphenated name.
Seems she wants to keep both her father’s AND her husband’s last names.
negro rabble rouser lawmakers seek.....
To make themselves appear relevant
Jefferson county is also bankrupt like Deetroit
The run and hide types.
An excerpt from: Alabama Code - Section 13A-3-23: USE OF FORCE IN DEFENSE OF A PERSON:
(4)(d) A person who uses force, including deadly physical force, as justified and permitted in this section is immune from criminal prosecution and civil action for the use of such force, unless the force was determined to be unlawful.
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