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originally posted by: radarloveguy
Make all gun manufacturers responsible for their enabling
of gun related crime . As they start to fork out large sums to
innocent victims , they will demand better screening of
their customers ......
originally posted by: Rezlooper
originally posted by: humanityrising
Really hope this isn't spun into a racial issue...that is unless they actually find KKK paraphernalia in his house or something...
Of course it's going to be a racial issue. they are already calling it a hate crime before the first news story even broke. Black violence on white folks is happening every day and yet it's never labeled a hate crime by the news media but this one is before we even know the story. If it was a black guy walked into a white church they wouldn't be calling it a hate crime this quickly, or ever. Think about it folks, all the police shooting unarmed black kids causing all out riots and now this, and so quick to call it a hate crime. It's as if they are once again trying to stir up the riots and eventually, a race war...what better way to declare martial law.
originally posted by: crazyewok
originally posted by: retiredTxn
a reply to: retiredTxn
Would you be so enraged if this had only been reported as a 21 year old male killed 9 members of a church?
I think I know the answer..
Mass shootings are disgusting.
Whatever the motivation the same harsh penatlys should apply.
Motivation is still important as it can highlight a underlying risk or problem thats needs adressing
And as much as you want to pretend otherwise raceism on both sides is a real problem in the the USA
originally posted by: dukeofjive696969
Seriously, people are already blaming the media for this incident, really, the shame of the posters to come in here and keep on pilling stuff on African Americans, compassion does not exist anymore.
originally posted by: Southern Guardian
a reply to: retiredTxn
Oh I suppose you haven't been paying much attention to the threads attacking blacks for being racist on here have you? You've missed a good collection of threads about how blacks can be racist:
Black woman racist to white friend - 53 flags
P Diddy proclaims black power - 53 flags, 27 pages
Blacks rape a hispanic girl 27 flags, 18 pages
These are afew.
But God forbid we mention racism when a white person goes shooting and killing 9 people blacks in a historically black church, with clear evidence this man was racially motivated.
Roof is facing charges ... after being arrested Feb. 28 by Columbia police at Columbiana Centre mall, according to an arrest warrant. ... Police went to the mall after security officers there notified them that Roof was going into stores asking “out-of-the-ordinary questions” such as the number of employees and closing time, the incident report said. .... He was banned from the mall at the time. On April 26, Roof was charged with trespassing after he was found in the mall’s parking lot and received an additional three-year ban.
Mall security found Roof wearing all black and asking store employees "out of the ordinary" questions, according to an arrest report obtained by NBC News. The questions included how many people worked at the stores and what time the establishments closed. Roof later told a police officer that his parents wanted him to find a job, according to the report.