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1 Charles Johnson  Wed, Mar 21, 2012 2:53:17pm

Wow. That's a heartbreaking piece, but undeniably true.

2 researchok  Wed, Mar 21, 2012 3:13:01pm

I didn't want to have to agree with this piece.

But I did, for the most part.

3 Buck  Wed, Mar 21, 2012 3:30:18pm

Touré is also a full blown Truther

.

4 jaunte  Wed, Mar 21, 2012 3:37:51pm

The NRA Wants the Law Protecting Trayvon Martin's Killer in All 50 States

The proliferation of these laws is part of a deliberate lobbying campaign by the NRA. In 2005, at the NRA's urging, Florida became the first state to pass a "stand your ground" law. Before that, most states required you to retreat from a confrontation unless you were inside your own home. Now 24 states have these "stand your ground" laws, which critics call "shoot first" laws (Gawker's pseudonymous blogger "Mobuto Sese Seko" calls the laws "a great, legally roving murder bubble") because they authorize citizens to use deadly force even if the person who makes them feel threatened is, like Martin, unarmed.

5 jaunte  Wed, Mar 21, 2012 3:39:24pm

re: #3 Buck

Assuming the "How to Talk To Young Black Boys About Trayvon Martin" piece was anonymous, would you have any comment about it?

6 researchok  Wed, Mar 21, 2012 4:28:59pm

re: #3 Buck

Touré is also a full blown Truther

.

Even a broken clock is right twice a day.

7 jaunte  Wed, Mar 21, 2012 4:35:19pm

I think TourÉ is wrong, and provably so, about the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon. That he holds a wrong opinion on that topic has nothing to do with this article, the subject of which he has some experience and expertise in.

8 Obdicut  Wed, Mar 21, 2012 5:34:18pm

re: #6 researchok

No, a stopped clock is. A broken clock may be wrong all the time.

9 moderatelyradicalliberal  Wed, Mar 21, 2012 5:35:31pm

re: #3 Buck

Touré is also a full blown Truther

.

Stay on topic please.

10 Obdicut  Wed, Mar 21, 2012 6:25:27pm

I think Touré is very wrong for being a truther, and if there were elements of this article that were conspiratorial, I'd likewise have problems with them. But there aren't. It's a very well-written and apropos article.

11 Flavia  Wed, Mar 21, 2012 10:03:02pm

Funny this should be posted today: my youngest child asked me why people hate Jews. I only hope I did as well with mine as this author did.

12 Sionainn  Thu, Mar 22, 2012 7:15:03am

re: #5 jaunte

Assuming the "How to Talk To Young Black Boys About Trayvon Martin" piece was anonymous, would you have any comment about it?

*crickets*


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