Someone tell me what the BP’s were protesting anyway? It’s not like anyone was dragged from a truck here, the ones who got shot and killed were breaking and entering into private property, probably to steal (or worse). Is it now not “PC” to protect yourself? I don’t get why the BP would involve themselves in this just because the burglars shot were black. They were criminals, intent on harm. I’m not going to defend someone only on the grounds they are White. Oh and I can just hear it now, about the oppressive system, and how they don’t get a fair shake, and poverty, blah blah, as if people don’t have a choice not to become burglars or rapists, car-jackers, bank robbers. That is a load of crap and you know it. People are sick of being victimized more than they are afraid of being called names. When you put people’s family in danger, you are damn right they are going to take care of business. I would have done the same thing, what am I going to do, “Oh yes, come in, rob me blind, assault me and my children, no problem, of course, make yourself at home”.. Don’t think so.
If the grand jury decides not to indict Mr. Horn, Quanell X will lead another march back through the quiet suburban neighbourhood and directly to his door.
Audio of 911 Call by Joe Horn to Pasadena, Texas policehttp://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1926577/posts
Audio of 911 Call by Joe Horn to Pasadena, Texas police (2nd source)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castle_Doctrine
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A Castle Doctrine (also known as a Castle Law or a Defense of Habitation Law) is an American legal concept derived from English Common Law, which designates one’s place of residence (or, in some states, any place legally occupied, such as one’s car or place of work) as a place in which one enjoys protection from illegal trespassing and violent attack. It then goes on to give a person the legal right to use deadly force to defend that place (his/her “castle”), and/or any other innocent persons legally inside it, from violent attack or an intrusion which may lead to violent attack. Within the legal paradigm, therefore, it functions as a type of justifiable homicide.
Castle Doctrines are legislated by state, and not all states in the US have a Castle Doctrine.
- Kansas (refer to “Use of force in defense of a person; no duty to retreat.”, § 21-3211)
- North Carolina
- Rhode Island
- Tennessee 2007 Tenn. Pub. Acts Ch. 210 (Amends Tenn. Code. Ann. § 39-11-611)