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  •  I just want to know where the NRA is on this (7+ / 0-)

    They had a lot of support for Zimmerman. Why aren't all the gun advocates crawling out from under their rocks to defend this woman's right to have a gun and use it for self-defense? Don't they encourage women to buy guns just for that purpose--defending their weak selves from dangers in the home? Shouldn't they help fund her defense and jump all over the fact that if Marissa had not had a gun, she might be dead? Oh wait, I forgot she was black.

    I wonder how this case would have been different if Marissa had been white and fired a warning shot at her black husband. I have a feeling the racist jurists in Florida would have found that justifiable. But let's be real. These jurists cannot possibly be judging these cases on their merits. They are just rewarding people for killing black men. Had Marissa killed her husband, Corey likely would have sought the death penalty, but the dumb jurists in Florida would have let her go in gratitude for decreasing Florida's population of black men by 1.

    **Electing Republicans to the government is like hiring pyromaniacs as firemen. They all just want to see everything burn to the ground.**

    by CatM on Sun Mar 02, 2014 at 08:32:45 AM PST

    • would be so different. (0+ / 0-)

      if she were White but all else the same. Then he'd be the evil Black batterer who threatened his wife who just had a baby. Instead of fleeing the house, she stood her ground (ie didn't leave the property), they said. They'd think her generous for not killing him.

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