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your post said (paraphrasing) that the police where justified to kill a man who appeared to have a gun because he might possibly have a real gun and might possibly do something bad with it, therefor its ok that they killed a disabled man with a toy rifle,
i was telling you that is considered preventative violence, violence used to prevent potential violence,
which is the same logic hitler used to convince his countrymen that it was justified to round up and murder jews,
My uncle never had a gun! I've been asking questions even the neighbor said that the cops were looking in his yard for a gun and never found one! The police and the news work twist people words around! FACT is he didn't deserve to die and he had no gun whether it was fake or not! The police in the neighborhood know him! He has been walking this same route for over 30 years! Our family does not want money! WE WANT THAT OFFICER TO BE PUT IN JAIL! On the news they even show that there is no gun in the grass! First they said a pipe then they said sawed off shotgun now they saying toy riffle which one is it!
Don't be lazy. they are quoted in the news article as well.
"They murdered him in cold blood for a toy gun!" cried Vassell's older sister Claire Harding. "That's no reason for you to kill somebody!"
Vassell's sisters say they have never seen him with a toy gun and believe he must have found it somewhere.
"They could tell him to drop the gun. They say they told him to drop it and he raised his hand," Harding told WFOR. "He probably raised his hand to hand them the gun because he is afraid of police."
Originally posted by areyouserious2010
If it were a real gun, what if that one person taken down by the 1st shot was you or someone you cared about?
You logic is irrational.
If it was a real gun, the officers would have been better off ducking instead of shooting, its safer to be behind cover than having your head exposed to aim.
Now thats illogical.