I fail to see why people have ignored or not read the post linked about, where the District Attorney made a statement linked in the article:
Gwinnett District Attorney Danny Porter said he knows
little about the facts of this case but said, if deadly forced
is used to protect yourself or your home “there has to be
some reasonable belief that you’re about to suffer death
or great bodily injury to prevent the commission of a
“A lot of it’s going to depend on what happened out
there,” Porter said. “I know 911 was called. But I don’t
know who called it, or when.”
That would be the guy *prosecuting* the case.
If the DA is not jumping to conclusions about race or insanity, or "gun nuts", I don't understand where all of these knee-jerk reactions are coming
I also posted a message explaining that you should certainly not be relying on one article for the support of witness testimony, especially when it is
coming from the people *INVOLVED*.
As was already pointed out, if they were there to commit a crime, would they admit it? NO!
All of this tengential thinking does is distract from the *facts* as they are given, and half of which cannot be believed, which are brought forth by
The only things you can believe are direct quotes and findings in the case, and most certainly the quotes from those involved should be taken with a
grain of salt.
Critical thinking should surely be used, and stories from all sides should be compiled, as somewhere in the middle lies the truth. Finding it, without
personal bias, is the goal. How many are capable of doing that?
edit on 5-2-2013 by Libertygal because: ETA