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Andy Lopez activists to get 'free speech' table at Santa Rosa Plaza
| March 12, 2014
| MARTIN ESPINOZA
Posted on 03/14/2014 12:30:57 AM PDT by Rabin
Activists protesting the shooting death of 13-year-old Andy Lopez will have a free speech platform near the food court of the Santa Rosa Plaza, where just three weeks ago security guards ordered them to leave.
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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: andy; gelhaus; sanomz
On Oct. 22, Deputy Sheriff Erick Gelhaus, a marksman with 24 years in the (police) department, exited the car, took aim, shouted "drop the gun", (an AK-47 like, toy). As the child turned (forensics document), seven penetrations in the center and right upper center & central lower quad. Three shots enter standing and falling, exiting the chest and face, Four enter prostrate with two exiting the top of the skull, one remaining in the lower abdomen and one exiting thru the left knee cap. Erick still feeling threatened hand cuffed riddled the 13-year-old, advised him of his 5th then pounded the remains io the boy.s chest and .. and...
posted on 03/14/2014 12:30:57 AM PDT
I doubt the tough guys intended to take a boy with a toy gun, but Hell, they’re tough guys, and that’s what tough guys armed to the teeth with immunity and pensions do.
posted on 03/14/2014 1:23:58 AM PDT
by Gene Eric
(Don't be a statist!)
I actually think a lot of the problem is with the anti-gun rhetoric liberals are so fond of. Their over-the-top attempts to instill panic over such innocuous items as drawings of guns, or gun-shaped Pop Tarts could very well condition people to panic whenever they see anything gun-like. Some of these conditioned people later want to become policemen—and what do policemen do when they panic? They shoot!
This particular incident hits close to home. When I was a child, we lived for a while in the neighborhood where young Andy Lopez was shot. I walked and rode my bike all over that neighborhood, including that intersection. And I played with water-guns in that neighborhood.
posted on 03/14/2014 4:14:36 AM PDT
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