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Old 06-06-2013, 07:30 PM   #1
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It's OK to shoot a hooker if she doesn't have sex...

Texas Says It's OK to Shoot an Escort If She Won't Have Sex With You

This is what's wrong with stand your ground and castle laws.
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Old 06-06-2013, 07:34 PM   #2
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Holy fucking fuck.
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That Texan has played too much Grand Theft Auto.
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Old 06-06-2013, 09:00 PM   #4
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That's fucked up, but so is the sensationalist headline
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Old 06-06-2013, 09:28 PM   #5
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Holy fucking fuck.
Apparently not, hence the gunfire.
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Old 06-06-2013, 10:03 PM   #6
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I just saw this elsewhere. It's crazy. You really have to wonder if the verdict would have been the same if the perceived breach of agreement was about, say, washing only ten of twenty windows or something. Also if any American ever would shoot another person over 150.00 about a subject other than sex.
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I just saw this elsewhere. It's crazy. You really have to wonder if the verdict would have been the same if the perceived breach of agreement was about, say, washing only ten of twenty windows or something. Also if any American ever would shoot another person over 150.00 about a subject other than sex.
You're probably right on the second issue. On the first, in all honesty, the jury may very well have delivered a correct verdict, in the sense that they correctly interpreted an absolutely ridiculous law.
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Also if any American ever would shoot another person over 150.00 about a subject other than sex.
Oh, sure we would.
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Old 06-07-2013, 12:21 AM   #9
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Also if any American ever would shoot another person over 150.00 about a subject other than sex.
Absolutely, do you read the news?

This story has everything to do with interpreting the awful "castle" laws that states like Texas and so many others have. They are called "castle" laws due to the phrase a man's home is his castle, and they allow a homeowner to basically shoot anyone in their own home as long as they can prove they were protecting their lives or their belongings. Well the problem with this law, as we can see in this case and in the Trayvon Martin case, is that these laws are so loosely defined is that a person can almost murder anyone as long as they build the right case. I can literally get drunk, have an argument with someone at a party I was throwing in my house, shoot them and claim self defense. Or there's been cases where people shot burglars that were in their yard and then they drug the dead body into the house so that they can claim self defense.
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Where's the pimp when you need him?
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Wow... that's just fucking mad.
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Or there's been cases where people shot burglars that were in their yard and then they drug the dead body into the house so that they can claim self defense.
Haha. That's the absolute effing craziest thing I've heard of in a long time. You watch way too much tv. Don't you think the burglar will tell the police he was in the yard when he was shot. You know only about one person in ten that are shot die. Don't you think the police can figure it out? Or if he happened to be killed it would be very obvious if the burglar were drug back into the home. Imagine the blood trail from the yard to the home. Effing crazy! Hilarious! Please tell me about the real life cases you described. Can't wait to read about them. Or were they imagined in you're mind. If so, you may want to see a psychologist for you're possible mental condition.
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Ok, this has to be someone's (someone who really doesn't like bvs) alt.
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Old 06-24-2013, 11:28 AM   #14
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Ok, this has to be someone's (someone who really doesn't like bvs) alt.
Hmm. He hasn't posted much in 7 years, so maybe it's only a troll?
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Possible, but I would think alts to be more likely to make reappearances than for someone to show up and post out of the blue once every couple of years. I've always been under the impression trolls were short-lived. They get bored and move on rather than come back. It's tough to tell here, not really sure what to make of someone with 49 posts over the course of 7 or so years where half are trolling fym posts and the other half are "this is my email, send me that obscure U2 outtake." In that light, I'm leaning more toward someone who checks back every now and again for U2-related leaks and obscurities, and can't resist a few poorly-written insults while he's here.

Either way, I've put far too much thought into this and should probably just call it a night and go to bed.
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