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Jackson calls for end to ‘vigilante’ laws
chron.com ^ | April 12, 2012

Posted on 04/12/2012 12:53:22 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe

The Rev. Jesse Jackson joined local ministers and Houston Congressman Al Green at a news conference Thursday to call for an end to “Stand Your Ground”-type state laws across the nation and an end to gun violence.

The presentation at the Metropolitan Christian Methodist Episcopal Church came one day after George Zimmerman, a central Florida neighborhood watch captain, was charged with second-degree murder in the February fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin. The teen’s death has sparked an international outcry for the arrest of Zimmerman, who was released from police custody based on Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law. Numerous “Justice for Trayvon” rallies and protests have been held in Houston over the last few weeks.

“Let’s not forget that Mr. Zimmerman represents a first down, not a touchdown – the beginning of a process. But far beyond him, the victory is not in how long he stays in jail. The victory is in repealing these draconian, stand your ground, self-defense, vigilante laws,” Jackson told reporters and others attending a ministers conference. “These laws incentivized vigilantism, take-the-law-into-your-own hands, kill or be killed. That’s beneath the civility of a great nation.”

Green clarified that although Texas does not have a typical “Stand Your Ground” law, the group is calling for the repeal of the Castle Doctrine relating to self-defense.

“The Castle Doctrine, as you know, has to do with one’s home, but we’ve extended the Castle Doctrine beyond the home and while we don’t call it Stand Your Ground you might recall that the Castle Doctrine was used to justify a homicide in Pasadena where two persons were shot outside of the man’s home after the man was told not to go outside,” Green said, referencing the 2007 Joe Horn case.

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1 posted on 04/12/2012 12:53:27 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Has Jesse told the New BlacKKK Pampers to call off their vigilante bounty?
2 posted on 04/12/2012 12:54:48 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Over half of U.S. murders are of black people, and 90% of them are committed by other black people.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
"The victory is in repealing these draconian, stand your ground, self-defense, vigilante laws"

Self defense is verboten.

FU Jackson.

3 posted on 04/12/2012 12:56:01 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Shut up and drill.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Oh, I see, they are wussing out now because we got the guns, so we got to stop laws favoring the guns, only allowing Affirmative ACtion “civil disobedience”, flash mobs and other sorts of vigilante behaviors...

They are trying to rally Romneynites against conservatives, all the while attacking Romney, who will soon be hated by liberal GOP who will vote Zero, and hated by conservatives who will vote for him despite it all.


4 posted on 04/12/2012 12:57:02 PM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

As he stands behind his armed guards.

the irony is tragic


5 posted on 04/12/2012 12:57:22 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I call for an end to destructive black savages destroying once great American inner cities.


6 posted on 04/12/2012 12:58:50 PM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Jackson, is it OK for a black man to defend himself against a white thug or a gang of white punks? Yes or no?
If your answer is no, do you expect him to do nothing, maybe die, so you can step in later and grab the headlines again.
If your answer is yes, will you stand by him if he's charged with murder?

7 posted on 04/12/2012 1:00:09 PM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
"The victory is in repealing these draconian, stand your ground, self-defense, vigilante laws"

Translation: Our youth should be able to loot, pillage, rape and assault "whitey" without having to live in fear of being shot while committing these acts.

8 posted on 04/12/2012 1:00:19 PM PDT by apillar
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Has Jesse told the New BlacKKK Pampers to call off their vigilante bounty?

No. Jackson is not against new felonies committed against private citizens.

Jackson is against private citizens defending themselves.

9 posted on 04/12/2012 1:01:33 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Shut up and drill.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Is this the I Don't Want You To Shoot Me If I Break Into Your House law? Part of the Keep Jesse Jackson's Fence Well Paid campaign.
10 posted on 04/12/2012 1:05:35 PM PDT by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a United States Marine.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Is Jesse suggesting that laws allowing individuals to shoot their criminal attackers disproportionately kill blacks?

I'm glad I didn't say that.

11 posted on 04/12/2012 1:05:41 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I call an end to Jessie’s big fat mouth. He can take his panther bros with him.


12 posted on 04/12/2012 1:06:10 PM PDT by RetiredArmy (He has Risen!!! If you do not know Him, this is the perfect week to seek Him out!!!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Jesse’s peeps are feeling the heat from these kinds of laws. The FBI says violent crime has dropped off dramatically.


13 posted on 04/12/2012 1:06:13 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare is like a stool sample. You have to pass it to find out what's in it.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

“Metropolitan Christian Methodist Episcopal Church”

Wow. They must be very ‘diverse’.


14 posted on 04/12/2012 1:06:18 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Debunking the stand your ground myth

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2867480/posts

where’s his divinity degree from again?


15 posted on 04/12/2012 1:06:49 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Given the number of black on black defensive shootings going on in Detroit these days, I’d have to say that Jesse Jackson hates black people.

How else can you explain his wanting to leave them defenseless?

“Detroit woman kills intruder in her home.”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2870733/posts


16 posted on 04/12/2012 1:07:37 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I didn’t read anything about Jackson condemning the blackkk panther guy’s dead or alive poster. Maybe the author just forgot to report that part.


17 posted on 04/12/2012 1:13:16 PM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

The predators have become the prey and they don’t like it. Florida has the lowest crime rate in 40 years... proof these laws work. That’s why they had to go to Florida to try and change the law so they can have their race war and try and get the voters to come over to the dark side.


18 posted on 04/12/2012 1:13:35 PM PDT by DocRock (All they that TAKE the sword shall perish with the sword. Matthew 26:52 Gun grabbers beware.)
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To: Lazamataz

Jackson is a political puppet who will say or do anything for more wealth, power, and free chicks.


19 posted on 04/12/2012 1:17:02 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: All

These laws should be called the “Whitey Has Had Enough and Is Ready To Fight Back” laws....


20 posted on 04/12/2012 1:17:49 PM PDT by Maverick68
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

With Zimmerman in jail the New Black Panthers owe somebody $10,000.


21 posted on 04/12/2012 1:18:32 PM PDT by csmusaret (I have kleptomania, but when it gets too bad I take something.)
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To: TurboZamboni
where’s his divinity degree from again?

Same place you mail to get those HANDICAPPED cards for your Navigator with 30" rims.

22 posted on 04/12/2012 1:19:43 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

If Jackson could disarm the feral blacks in America, it would make the country a lot safer.


23 posted on 04/12/2012 1:19:51 PM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: DocRock
Here in Michigan, blacks appear to be the primary beneficiaries of our stand your ground law.

Elderly Detroiter Says He Fatally Shot Suspected Teen Burglar
24 posted on 04/12/2012 1:19:51 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Lazamataz

WOW. He wants self-defense laws to be repealed? Complete craziness.


25 posted on 04/12/2012 1:20:00 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: righttackle44

A step further.... “because if you shoot me if I break into your house, my mother will be forced to go on TV tomorrow and tell the world what a great father I was, and how I was just turnin’ my life around, and I was thinkin’ about gettin’ a GED and then a job!!!”....


26 posted on 04/12/2012 1:23:25 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: NEMDF

WOW. He wants self-defense laws to be repealed? Complete craziness.

That is the whole motive behind the Zimmerman Martin outrage plain and simple.


27 posted on 04/12/2012 1:25:12 PM PDT by BobinIL
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To: FlingWingFlyer
I am Trayvon's son.


28 posted on 04/12/2012 1:26:50 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: BobinIL

And no one will suffer more from this kind of stupidity than blacks.


29 posted on 04/12/2012 1:26:56 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2870733/posts
I appreciate the fact she put his lights out immediately and did’nt give him a chance to respond,personally i’d like to see the perpatrators gut shot so they might have a moment to reflect on what might have contributed to the circumstances they were presently experencing.


30 posted on 04/12/2012 1:31:11 PM PDT by heshtesh (I believe in Sarah Palin, the rest not so much.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I’d prefer the end of quotas, crime, bounty threats, corporate shakedowns, Sec. 8 housing, food stamps, medicaid . those types of actions and laws Jesse...the ones that really are hurting America.


31 posted on 04/12/2012 1:39:49 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: Tailgunner Joe

If I had a racist he would look like Jesse Jackass


32 posted on 04/12/2012 1:44:15 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: cripplecreek
It's not just detroit, it's in Florida, too. This was just a couple weeks ago, right when Sanford was getting all the attention. http://www.myfoxtampabay.com/dpp/news/local/hillsborough/questions-surround-convenience-store-shooting-death-04022012
33 posted on 04/12/2012 1:44:49 PM PDT by DocRock (All they that TAKE the sword shall perish with the sword. Matthew 26:52 Gun grabbers beware.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

No way Jesse.

Not when much of your race are criminal thugs you have no problem with murdering the rest of us with.


34 posted on 04/12/2012 1:47:49 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Oh so all of this was so they could take away our right to self defense? Ok so if I am attacked by a black youth I no longer have the right to self defense?I don’t think so.....!


35 posted on 04/12/2012 1:50:41 PM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Jackson and the entire Democrat establishment are cutting their own throats with this.

The times we are living in are too much like the 70’s.
And Charles Bronson did not become a major international star in the 70’s due to his good looks or thespian talents.

Most of the public is pro-vigilante. The Dems can take that on at their own peril.


36 posted on 04/12/2012 1:50:58 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Crackas is tired of being put over a barrel at the whim of racist demwits.


37 posted on 04/12/2012 1:54:40 PM PDT by crosshairs (As long as there is evil, "Coexist" is impossible.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

““The Castle Doctrine, as you know, has to do with one’s home, but we’ve extended the Castle Doctrine beyond the home and while we don’t call it Stand Your Ground you might recall that the Castle Doctrine was used to justify a homicide in Pasadena where two persons were shot outside of the man’s home after the man was told not to go outside,” Green said, referencing the 2007 Joe Horn case.”

Yeah, they were shot because they were scum sucking burglars. Joe was looking out for his neighbors. And Green can SUCK MY....


38 posted on 04/12/2012 1:57:19 PM PDT by tickedoffnow (No more...)
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To: UCANSEE2
But mine's real- signed by Eric Holder. plus I got one of these:


39 posted on 04/12/2012 2:05:19 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: DocRock
I suspect that if you look at the stats nationwide, you would find that minorities benefit most from these laws. Asians in America figured it out a long time ago and tend to be pro gun.

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40 posted on 04/12/2012 2:05:39 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

There is no possible way to consider self-defense or stand-your-ground or Castle Doctrine as “vigilante” in nature!

This is the moment which SHOULD knock Jesse Jackson’s off the racist ROOST that he so proudly occupies! Al Green and all the other Democrat racist jacka$$es who have screwed up a once great city in Texas should be ashamed of this suggestion!

This should be Jesse’s “Clayton Williams, Jr.” moment! Basically, these people just argued for something that gave Ann Richards the Texas Governorship! Basically, they are saying, “If you are being raped, robbed, assaulted, you might as well enjoy it or play along or hope for the best; then just wait for the cops!”

Screw ALL of them! I will not be a volunteer victim to a criminal!


41 posted on 04/12/2012 2:09:17 PM PDT by ExTxMarine (PRAYER: It's the only HOPE for real CHANGE in America!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

As long as a certain segment of society thinks it’s perfectly fine to rob me of my hard-earned property, or worse, I am relieved these laws are in place. Any attempt to steal from me,or worse, will result in said thug assuming room temperature long before I do. Oh, and regardless of what sort of theatrical antics the thug’s family employs,they will not result in any sort of payday for them at my or my home insurance’s expense.

A happy ending for home owners defending their property and society has one less low-life criminal in it’s midst. A win-win for everyone. I love living in Texas and thank God for our ‘castle doctrine’.


42 posted on 04/12/2012 2:14:53 PM PDT by bigredkitty1 (March 5,2010. Rest in peace, sweet boy. I will miss you, Big Red.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Of course this race pimp would want an end to Stand Your Ground laws. His people are PROVABLY at risk based upon their propensity to commit more crimes per capita.

Doubly a problem for his people is they are committing these crimes against mostly their own people.


43 posted on 04/12/2012 2:19:10 PM PDT by Wurlitzer (Welcome to the new USSA (United Socialist States of Amerika))
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Jesse Jackson can go to hell.... Florida is and will be a “Stand Your Ground” state.


44 posted on 04/12/2012 2:21:21 PM PDT by Traveler59 ( Truth is a journey, not a destination.)
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To: Lazamataz

repealing these draconian....vigilante laws

Yeah, me and the rev it up agree on my slight edit to his words i.e. get rid of vigilante laws so some folk have an opportunity to do some redress about black on white crime via an extra legal approach.


45 posted on 04/12/2012 2:24:55 PM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Jesse, any Mau Mau Uprising at my house will be put down with great prejudice.


46 posted on 04/12/2012 4:17:55 PM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
When guns are outlawed, only outlaws with have flamethrowers. Imagine J.J. or A.S. as crispy critters? Ah, but will it be regular or extra crispy?
47 posted on 04/12/2012 5:22:11 PM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: TurboZamboni

Only problem with that card is that Holder is not a “N”.

He’s an ARAB.


48 posted on 04/13/2012 7:35:39 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Traveler59

Wonder if Jesse will be interested in this case?

Trevor Dooley’s lawyers seek dismissal in Tampa ‘stand your ground’ case(FL)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2871590/posts


49 posted on 04/13/2012 7:38:41 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

The Rev. Jackson is a professional vigilante


50 posted on 04/13/2012 1:57:10 PM PDT by SwinneySwitch (Follow the money on both sides of the border.)
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