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"Knock out" teen shot breaking/entering

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Sure it is... *Sarcasm*

By state laws and the definition of Justice it is.

You're right, we should totally be able to arbitrarily and punitively assign murder charges to people who didn't commit murder... That's totally just.

He didn't kill the guy. He shouldn't be charged for murder. We don't do that bullshiat in this country.

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I agree we shouldn't be flippant over someone's death.

I disagree with the notion that this kid - or anyone else - is automatically doomed to a certain fate just because they're born into a bad situation.

Plenty of people born into bad situations manage to make better lives (look to the NFL for a load of such stories). And likewise, loads of people born with every opportunity and privilege manage to throw their lives into the toilet.

not automatically, but very, very, very heavily likely.

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You're right, we should totally be able to arbitrarily and punitively assign murder charges to people who didn't commit murder... That's totally just.

He didn't kill the guy. He shouldn't be charged for murder. We don't do that bullshiat in this country.

Guilt by association.

I double checked just to be sure and yes we do that in this country.

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You're right, we should totally be able to arbitrarily and punitively assign murder charges to people who didn't commit murder... That's totally just.

He didn't kill the guy. He shouldn't be charged for murder. We don't do that bullshiat in this country.

People have been put to death for that in Texas.

Not to worry though- they were neither rich nor white.

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People have been put to death for that in Texas.

Not to worry though- they were neither rich nor white.

Thank goodness!

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Guilt by association.

I double checked just to be sure and yes we do that in this country.

I know the excuses... Still unjust.

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You can be born into bad situations and still know it's wrong to hit innocent victims in the face with a brick and destroy their jaw.

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Or you could see that given the right circumstances this kid could easily be breaking innocent brown people's jaws for America.

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I agree we shouldn't be flippant over someone's death.

I disagree with the notion that this kid - or anyone else - is automatically doomed to a certain fate just because they're born into a bad situation.

Plenty of people born into bad situations manage to make better lives (look to the NFL for a load of such stories). And likewise, loads of people born with every opportunity and privilege manage to throw their lives into the toilet.

Not sure plenty is an accurate description. They are an exception to the rule.

Why didn't you or I play in the NFL? Certainly we would be better for it....did we not want it badly enough?

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I know the excuses... Still unjust.

I don't know if I agree that the law itself is unjust. I don't think it serves justice in this case, but there are certainly cases where it might. For example, I know of a case in which a man coerced his younger and stupider girlfriend to go pick up some coke he wanted to buy. His thinking was that she would take the risk. Had she been killed buying the coke, I think a murder charge for him would have been the right thing to do.

In this case though, I doubt the one that ran away coerced the other one into anything.

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