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May 1, 2015

Would Zimmerman still get 48% DU support for murder if his name were in the title?

Recently, there was a poll of DUers regarding Zimmerman's murder.

In it, 48% of all DUers who responded supported by plurality all 3 of the following clauses:

(1) Zimmerman broke no laws.

(2) Zimmerman acted reasonably.

(3) Florida laws relating to any of his actions need no changes



Zimmermann broke no current laws, acted reasonably and Florida laws relating to any of his actions need no changes

15 (48%)

Abnredleg, shedevil69taz, 840high, Lurks Often, mackdaddy, Surf Fishing Guru, blueridge3210, Big_Mike, Calista241, COLGATE4, Straw Man, mr_liberal, virginia mountainman, gejohnston, mog75

http://www.democraticunderground.com/1172164331


But while Zimmerman got a lot of support for his murder in that DU poll, his name was left out of the title, which may have skewed the poll results somewhat, creating a false and misleading impression of what DU is all about.

So, I'll put the the question before the wider DU community:

Remember, to answer "yes" you need to agree with all 3 of the above clauses of support, not just 1 or 2 of them.

Do you support Zimmerman?







April 29, 2015

Can we pease stop advocating murder in the gungeon?

This is disgusting.

This moron is lucky to be alive, Clarence Daniels would've been fully justified in defending himself.


http://www.democraticunderground.com/1172166018

We don't need more dead bodies.

We are telling people to murder anybody who assaults them in any way, and using DU as the platform for doing so.

I've been assaulted many times in my life.

If I followed the advice given in that OP, there'd be lots of dead people around, including dead cops who have assaulted me.



April 6, 2015

SCLC Suspends Pastor Who Called For Black Families To Arm Themselves Against Police(Religion x-post)

crossposted from Religion: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1218191382

April V. Taylor

Breitbart News is reporting that Georgia Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) President Sam Mosteller has been suspended from the organization following his call for Black families to “exercise their Second Amendment rights” by arming themselves against police. In his statement, Mosteller acknowledged that his suggestion went against the SCLC mission of nonviolence, but he felt compelled to tell Black people to protect themselves because no one else is.

During his comments, Mosteller stated, “We going to have to do something in our community to let the rest of America know that we are not going to be victimized by just anybody whether it be police or folks that decide that Black people are thugs and we need to control that Black community. We [are] not going to allow that anymore.”

The national SCLC office released this statement regarding Mostellar’s comments:

“The Southern Christian Leadership Conference was founded and maintains it’s [sic] position against violence of ANY type. We are founded on the bedrock of nonviolence and we encourage those principles as we seek social justice and social change in American society and around the world.

Although our organization does concur that the justice system in America has too often failed communities of color, particularly black youth, in reviewing the comments made by the Rev. Mosteller on Wednesday, March 31, we have found that his comments do not represent, nor reflect the principles and position of this organization.”


SCLC has said that they are conducting an internal investigation while Mosteller is under an indefinite suspension. In addition, the organization is also demanding that Mosteller complete some internal training.

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http://kulturekritic.com/2015/04/news/sclc-suspends-pastor-who-called-for-black-families-to-arm-themselves-against-police/


The Reverend may be confusing the Second Commandment with the Second Amendment. Seems like he's praying to the wrong God.


April 6, 2015

SCLC Suspends Pastor Who Called For Black Families To Arm Themselves Against Police

April V. Taylor

Breitbart News is reporting that Georgia Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) President Sam Mosteller has been suspended from the organization following his call for Black families to “exercise their Second Amendment rights” by arming themselves against police. In his statement, Mosteller acknowledged that his suggestion went against the SCLC mission of nonviolence, but he felt compelled to tell Black people to protect themselves because no one else is.

During his comments, Mosteller stated, “We going to have to do something in our community to let the rest of America know that we are not going to be victimized by just anybody whether it be police or folks that decide that Black people are thugs and we need to control that Black community. We [are] not going to allow that anymore.”

The national SCLC office released this statement regarding Mostellar’s comments:

“The Southern Christian Leadership Conference was founded and maintains it’s [sic] position against violence of ANY type. We are founded on the bedrock of nonviolence and we encourage those principles as we seek social justice and social change in American society and around the world.

Although our organization does concur that the justice system in America has too often failed communities of color, particularly black youth, in reviewing the comments made by the Rev. Mosteller on Wednesday, March 31, we have found that his comments do not represent, nor reflect the principles and position of this organization.”


SCLC has said that they are conducting an internal investigation while Mosteller is under an indefinite suspension. In addition, the organization is also demanding that Mosteller complete some internal training.

snip----------------

http://kulturekritic.com/2015/04/news/sclc-suspends-pastor-who-called-for-black-families-to-arm-themselves-against-police/


The Reverend may be confusing the Second Commandment with the Second Amendment. Seems like he's praying to the wrong God.



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