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Parents of Trayvon Martin Call on Florida Legislators to Reconsider Florida's Shoot First Law
MarketWatch ^ | June 11, 2012 | Second Chance on Shoot First campaign

Posted on 06/11/2012 12:17:59 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

LONGWOOD, Fla., Jun 11, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- --Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at Noon -- Northland Church in Longwood, FL

On Tuesday, June 12, the Florida Task Force on Citizen Safety and Protection holds its first meeting to receive public comment on the role of the state's Shoot First law in the killing of Trayvon Martin. During the meeting, Florida and national members of the Second Chance on Shoot First campaign will hold a rally to deliver over 340,000 petitions asking the task force and state legislators to reform or repeal the state's Shoot First law.

The Second Chance on Shoot First campaign is a coalition of civil rights leaders, elected officials, law enforcement professionals and other Americans committed to raising awareness about Shoot First and other unsafe and reckless gun laws. Today, Second Chance is more than a quarter of million Americans strong.

The Second Chance on Shoot First campaign coalition includes New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the NAACP, National Urban League, ColorOfChange, National Action Network, Lawyers' Committee for Civil and Human Rights and VoteVets. In Florida, partners include the Central Florida Urban League.

WHAT: Rally and Press Conference to deliver more than 340,000 petitions calling for the reform or repeal of Shoot First Laws to be delivered at Public Meeting of the Task Force on Citizen Safety and Protection

WHEN: Tuesday, June 12th, 12 -- 1 p.m.

WHERE: Outside of Northland Church, 530 Dog Track Road, Longwood, Florida 32750...

(Excerpt) Read more at marketwatch.com ...


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: banglist; blackcrime; fl; florida; georgezimmerman; makemyday; rkba; trayvon; trayvonmartin; zimmerman
Unreal.
1 posted on 06/11/2012 12:18:11 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Trayvon Martin is exactly why we need this law.


2 posted on 06/11/2012 12:20:27 PM PDT by icwhatudo (This is not a choice between Romney&Reagan-Its between Romney & most radical leftist Pres in history)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Shoot First” law?

If that was true, there’d be WAY less thugvon martins.

We are in bizarro world.


3 posted on 06/11/2012 12:21:11 PM PDT by bicyclerepair ( REPLACE D-W-S ! http://www.karenforcongress.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Don’t do drugs you’ll end up like a thug and you’ll make your mother sad and
you’ll make your father mad. Don’t do drugs, drugs are bad. Don’t do drugs,
drugs are bad. And you’ll make your mother sad.


4 posted on 06/11/2012 12:21:18 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks
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To: Clint N. Suhks

M’kay?


5 posted on 06/11/2012 12:22:15 PM PDT by bicyclerepair ( REPLACE D-W-S ! http://www.karenforcongress.com)
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To: icwhatudo

Justice for Zimmerman!

6 posted on 06/11/2012 12:22:37 PM PDT by icwhatudo (This is not a choice between Romney&Reagan-Its between Romney & most radical leftist Pres in history)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Zimmerman didn’t shoot first. Trayvon punched first, then beat Zimmerman’s head on the pavement second, third, fourth,...


7 posted on 06/11/2012 12:24:36 PM PDT by running_dog_lackey
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yeah, they want it replaced with the “Duty to Die First” law.

I T and skillets for everyone.


8 posted on 06/11/2012 12:29:26 PM PDT by Molon Labbie (Prep. Now. Live Healthy, take your Shooting Iron daily.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What a load. Someone needs to tell these two pixies that their 15 minutes are up.


9 posted on 06/11/2012 12:34:14 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Free Stuff or Freedom! You Decide 2012.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Not much of a future in shooting second.


10 posted on 06/11/2012 12:35:20 PM PDT by oldbrowser (They are marxists, don't call them democrats)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

THIS IS WHY we need less internet time and MORE TIME AT comission and legislative meetings.

We must go to these events to drown out the lobbyists.

Remember the trial lawyers want to reinstate civil libility.


11 posted on 06/11/2012 12:36:09 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Wonder where these signatures came from? If you have a problem with Florida law; keep the hell out of Florida. Especially if you have criminal intent.


12 posted on 06/11/2012 12:38:17 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This comes from limiting self defense, and trying to twist it into our strange legal system. ‘Why did you shoot him?’ ‘I thought he was going to hurt me.’ That should be the end of it. But then it became ‘Well, couldn’t you retreat to a safe location?’ which then gave birth to the ‘Stand Your Ground’ law which said you didn’t have to..

End these useless and conflicting laws. Make self defense a valid legal defense and END IT THERE. Stop trying to make laws for every exception. Exceptions are...exactly that, exceptions.


13 posted on 06/11/2012 12:39:45 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: icwhatudo

Trayvon’s parents need to explain why there were traces of marijuana in their little 12 year old boy’s blood.


14 posted on 06/11/2012 12:40:50 PM PDT by GilGil
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Nope.


15 posted on 06/11/2012 12:50:50 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: harpseal; TexasCowboy; nunya bidness; AAABEST; Travis McGee; Squantos; wku man; SLB; ...
So the "Stand Your Ground" law is now the "Shoot First" law. Self-aggrandizing liars.

Let's face it -- these 'activists' don't like this law because it means that their 'good kids' might end up on the losing end of their 'young and wild' tendencies.

That's all there really is to it.

Click the Gadsden flag for pro-gun resources!

16 posted on 06/11/2012 12:56:09 PM PDT by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I thought Trayvon Martin was killed because of self-defense by George Zimmerman while being beaten on the sidewalk. Are they suggesting that self-defense laws be eliminated?


17 posted on 06/11/2012 12:59:54 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They support a “Die First” law...

Media will love the “shoot first” mis-characterization though.


18 posted on 06/11/2012 1:05:11 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Is there some reason why they don't want to wait for the Stand Your Ground Hearing???

Could it be because Trayvon's school suspensions, truancies, marijuana use, trespasses, backpack of jewelry, postings on his Facebook page, suspicious behaviour that night, and assault without mercy on George Zimmerman might all then become matters of record demonstrating the wisdom of SYG???

19 posted on 06/11/2012 1:07:45 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So his parents are admitting he attacked Zimmerman ?


20 posted on 06/11/2012 1:08:17 PM PDT by uncbob
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Parents of Trayvon Martin Call on Florida Legislators to Reconsider Florida's Shoot First Law,

Trayvon' parents? Trayvon had no parents.

That's what really got him killed.

21 posted on 06/11/2012 1:20:17 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m getting sick of hearing from these people! Where were they when their precious boy was alive? Letting him run all over the streets and turning into a real good thug. That’s where they were.


22 posted on 06/11/2012 1:31:10 PM PDT by vpintheak (Occupy your Brain!)
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To: Joe Brower

The pastor of Northland Church is Joel Hunter. Look up his background. Perfect example of someone in a Pastoral position being enthralled by Obama’s status. He is one of the “pastors” that privately councils Obama when he is on the golf course. He will give account to God.


23 posted on 06/11/2012 1:45:33 PM PDT by happyhomemaker (That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How about calling on parents like themselves to discipline their children and keep them off drugs.


24 posted on 06/11/2012 1:46:12 PM PDT by citizencon
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To: NEMDF
They want the law to be that if you are a white, Hispanic, or Asian person and a black person is trying to kill you, it is your duty to die.

According to what Zimmerman has said, Martin was trying to get his gun. So it wasn't just the danger of being knocked unconscious by repeatedly having his head hit against the concrete sidewalk, but a real danger of being shot dead with his own gun.

But Zimmerman is guilty for walking around his neighborhood rather than staying in his vehicle. Or for not being at the movie theatre. Or whatever.

25 posted on 06/11/2012 1:47:31 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How many times do you have to let your head hit the pavement before you can put an end to it?


26 posted on 06/11/2012 1:50:46 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"Shoot First Law?

Is that anything like the "Make My Day Law?"

These hoplophobes are idiots. Howabout we ban hoodies instead?

27 posted on 06/11/2012 1:57:09 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER
If his head is split you must acquit.
28 posted on 06/11/2012 1:59:16 PM PDT by peeps36 (America is being destroyed by filthy traitors in the political establishment)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER
According to some on this forum, if it is one of obama's sons hitting your head against the pavement, until he kills you.If there is any justice, every member of the lynch Zimmerman on this forum will find themselves in the same predictiment that Zimmerman was in.

Don't kid yourself, Zimmerman is in trouble not for what he did, but who he did it to.

29 posted on 06/11/2012 1:59:55 PM PDT by sport
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

After that, they are going to demand reconsideration of the shoot-while-your-head-is-getting-bashed-against-the-pavement law.


30 posted on 06/11/2012 2:04:51 PM PDT by Erasmus (BHO: New supreme leader of the homey rollin' empire.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Nice try, 'parent's' (I use the term very loosely). It's stand your ground and it's about time we stop being victimized by your welfare babies. How many days was it before you noticed your precious little 'angel' was missing?

Trayvon's mother shipped him off to his father because she couldn't control him anymore and his father was too busy with his girlfriend to actually discipline the little thug. At the end of the day, crucifying George Zimmerman won't absolve you from the guilt you should be feeling from your failure to be parents and role models for your son.

In this case the rotten fruit was indicative of the tree it fell from.

31 posted on 06/11/2012 2:09:58 PM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: liberalh8ter

bingo!


32 posted on 06/11/2012 2:13:04 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If they’re spearheading this campaign, couldn’t we at least call it the “Shoot Trayvon First” law?


33 posted on 06/11/2012 2:17:20 PM PDT by Fireone (Patriots, not politicians!)
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To: Fireone

Jesse just called: Spearheading sure sounds a lot like spearchucking! LOL


34 posted on 06/11/2012 2:54:28 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Since 2005 in Florida there have been 7000 murders and 258 cases of ‘Stand Your Ground’.

And these liberal pukes gathering at Northland church want to take away your right to defend yourself.

Joel Hunter is a piece of work.


35 posted on 06/11/2012 3:31:42 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Congrats to Ted Kennedy! He's been sober for two years now!!)
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To: liberalh8ter

Well Said —


36 posted on 06/11/2012 4:53:09 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Pretty slim odds that this pair of geniuses would raise a hoodlum that would be stupid enough to assault an armed man.

They should buy lots of Lottery Tickets.

37 posted on 06/11/2012 4:58:15 PM PDT by Rome2000 (WILLARD ROMNEY -- MORMON MELCHIDEZEK BISHOP -HIS FAMILY HAS AVOIDED MILITARY SERVICE FOR GENERATIONS)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Shoot first?

Its stand your ground, not shoot first and I know where the maggots who wrote this are coming from!


38 posted on 06/11/2012 6:23:06 PM PDT by ZULU (See: http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=D9vQt6IXXaM&hd)
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To: sport
Don't kid yourself, Zimmerman is in trouble not for what he did, but who he did it to.

He's in trouble because this happened in an election year with a desperate Halfrican president looking for an issue.

39 posted on 06/11/2012 6:30:00 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: GilGil
Trayvon’s parents need to explain why there were traces of marijuana ...Marijuana and liver damage frompurple lean. Also the stolen jewelry and b&e tools.
40 posted on 06/11/2012 6:35:02 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Trayvon Martin's parents need to be brought up on charges of child abuse
for allowing the HOODLUM Trayvon Martin to constantly break into homes, rob other people's belongings, and constantly be in fights in the community.

Trayvon Martin's parents need to answer and pay for their crimes!
41 posted on 06/11/2012 6:36:58 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's simple, fight or die!)
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To: smokingfrog
Here's the title of the actual Florida statute:

776.032 Immunity from criminal prosecution and civil action for justifiable use of force.

42 posted on 06/11/2012 6:37:39 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All
While the Zimmerman/Martin ‘white’ on black killing is covered 24/7 on the MSM with an outpouring of rage and charges of a racial hate crime, where is the concern- where is the rage about the home invasion, torture, beating, rape and murder of the elderly white couple by a gang of feral blacks in Oklahoma just a few weeks ago?

The 90 year old war veteran husband was beaten and his jaw broken. He was shot in the face numerous times with a BB gun and sent to the hospital in critical condition.

The 85 year old partially blind wife was RAPED and then BEATEN TO DEATH.

Can you just imagine the pain, the humiliation, the horror that dear old lady experienced being gang raped by that pack of feral animals?

(the autopsy states she was raped. Don’t think all of these animals didn’t all participate)

And can you imagine the pain, the horror of that dear old husband having to witness this?

Mr. Strait died from his injuries last week.

There’s a lot more involved here than a home invasion and robbery.

WHERE ARE THE CHARGES OF A RACIAL HATE CRIME??

90 year old husband’s jaw broken and shot in face with a BB gun numerous times?

85 wife year old semi blind wife RAPED and BEATEN to death??

Why does it take a foreign press to enlighten America as to this henious crime?

WHERE IS THE NATIONAL OUTRAGE?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2117695/Brutal-home-invasion-Oklahoma-couple-ends-65-year-romance-meeting-blind-date.html

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Have they caught the rest of the gang of feral blacks who raped, tortured and murdered this elderly woman? Are they even looking? Not a word about it in the media.

43 posted on 06/11/2012 7:08:30 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Frankly I’m getting tired of defending myself from charges of racism.

Your comment isn’t helping my cause.

You should have it removed.


44 posted on 06/12/2012 4:24:37 AM PDT by wolfcreek (A closed eye mentality is the reason for our current reality)
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To: Talisker

The parents.
It would be interesting to draw a diagram of the family tree. It gets complicated.

Sybrina Fulton has two sons, one of whom was fathered by Tracy Martin.
Tracy Martin, the father of Trayvon, left his wife and son.
He took a second wife, Alicia Stanley. He left her recently (are they divorced?).
For several years, he has been visiting the home of Brandy Green, his “fiancee”, who has a 14 year old son.

Note: The media have totally ignored both Alicia Stanley and Brandy Green for several months. Tracy Martin seems to spend more time travelling with his first wife, Sybrina, now.


45 posted on 06/12/2012 10:58:47 AM PDT by manforallseasons
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