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Politics Interfering With D.C. Hate Crimes Law

du2 Wrote: Aug 25, 2012 1:23 PM
For the record, hate crimes laws are not just about the PERP'S motives. But the lack of sympathy for the victim. For any other crimes of similar result, only in the case of crimes against gays, can a perp attempt to garner sympathy for HIMSELF as a defense and GET it. Regardless the ludicrousness the victim had any way of harming the perp or intent to. Gay people have always been at risk of receiving no justice when the investigative officers, the judge and jury have the same bias as the perp. The evidence? How can the people commenting here be trusted on a jury when hearing about a gay homicide victim?

Last week, a man with a master's degree from George Mason University, a gun and 50 rounds of ammo walked into the Family Research Council. When a building manager named Leo Johnson blocked his entry, he shot Leo in the arm.

Leo Johnson wrestled the shooter to the ground, saving untold lives. The shooter then begged for mercy from the unarmed man, saying something like, "Don't shoot me. It was not about you. It was what this place stands for."

In the shooter's backpack were 15 Chick-fil-A sandwiches, which he apparently planned to drop on the bodies of the many people he wanted...