BREAKING: Michael Dunn Sentenced to Life Without Parole for Murder of Jordan Davis

10726760_10152744481377489_666246125_nI’m sure many of you are aware of the 2012 shooting in Florida where Michael Dunn claimed he was “standing his ground” when he shot and killed unarmed teenager Jordan Davis. While this story would have normally made headlines anyway, the attention given to it was amplified by the George Zimmerman case where he was found not guilty of killing an unarmed teenager. A case where many Americans believed Zimmerman felt empowered to confront Martin by Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” laws (even though that defense wasn’t technically used). Which, as we all know, ended with Zimmerman instigating a confrontation with Trayvon Martin that ultimately ended in the teen’s death.


Dunn’s case centers around a confrontation over loud music emanating from an SUV that was parked at a local gas station. A confrontation he initiated with the teens.

Well, in this case the stand your ground defense was used. Dunn claims he was merely defending himself when he eventually shot several rounds into the SUV carrying 4 teenagers, one of whom was Jordan Davis. Dunn’s defense was that the teens flashed a gun at him, prompting him to then retrieve his and unload several rounds into the vehicle all in the name of “self-defense” and “standing his ground.” Though police reported that there was no gun found in the vehicle in which Davis was riding.

Considering the close proximity to the Zimmerman case, this trial has gotten a lot of attention to see if another white male would be found not guilty of killing another unarmed African-American teenager.

Fortunately that wasn’t the case here as Dunn was eventually found guilty of first-degree murder for his role in the shooting death of Jordan Davis.

And now he knows his fate.

Today, Dunn was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.


While this decision won’t bring their son back, it has to be some kind of solace that Jordan Davis’ parents won’t have to see the man who murdered their teenage son walk free due to a ridiculous state law that essentially gives cowardly agitators like Dunn the right to kill by simply claiming that they “felt threatened.” Because the facts in this case clearly showed that Dunn initiated the confrontation, that he was lying about the teens having a gun (considering no gun was found) and that he opened fire out of hateful ignorance (some claim racism) rather than an actual fear for his own life.

At least for today, we can say that justice was served and a murderer will be locked away for the rest of his life.



Allen Clifton

Allen Clifton is a native Texan who now lives in the Austin area. He has a degree in Political Science from Sam Houston State University. Allen is a co-founder of Forward Progressives and creator of the popular Right Off A Cliff column and Facebook page. Be sure to follow Allen on Twitter and Facebook, and subscribe to his channel on YouTube as well.

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  • Erica McClellan

    Good.

  • Kim Serrahn

    About time the right thing was done.

  • This kind of justice came just in time…..I was beginning to think the country had turned an evil corner and it would never straighten itself out again. Michael Dunn can spend many, many hours contemplating would might have happened if he had just counted to ten and smiled.

    • obadiahorthodox

      I hope he gets sent to the Blackest Baddest Prison in Florida and real justice gets served by him being turned into some black brother’s wife

      • Doy Bowers

        Absolutely!!! I might even send a Carton of Cigarettes a month to the Bubba that makes him his “Beeotch”!!! 😉

      • Jim Bean

        That’s an absolutely award winning comment. Literally brimming over with bigotry from someone claiming to be a foot soldier in the fight against it.

      • congero

        White supremacist says what?

    • Jim Bean

      “Just in time.” Baloney. On August 7 (2014) Theodore Wager was convicted of murder in the killing of Renisha McBride. Verdicts nearly always mirror the weight of the evidence. Trouble is, in some cases, not everyone wants that.

      • congero

        Tell that to all the people being released from prison after having DNA evidence exonerate them.

      • juliajayne1

        So many white supremacists (JB), so little time, eh? lol. Gheesh.

        Oh hey. I just wanted to say “howdy”. I checked in here last night and happened to catch an exchange you had with the flower. 😉 She seemed to have an explanation for your computer problem and I guess it’s at least good to know about the non discrete IP addresses, right? Well, good in just one way – meaning we now know for sure that MM has your IP addy blocked (boos, hiss!), not unlike so many others. Sigh…Aw dude, you are missed over there.

        I guess also that our somewhat clandestine (guest) exchanges caused your friend insecurity. I’ve no control over that, of course. As far as I know, the plethora of mutual friends her and I share (including you) have not moved away from her. I certainly have zero power to make that happen even if I were so inclined. 😉

        As for me having multiple IDs, I had some MRAs from TWT (The Moonies Times) follow me to MM a couple years ago and I subsequently decided to use different IDs so they would never follow me back there again. Gorsh, they’re a nasty lot of wimmin’ haters! Anyway, It’s not against disqus rules to do so, as far as I know. Btw, there are regulars at MM who use multiple IDs on their site which actually IS agin’ the rules. But who cares, unless they’re trolls, amirite? 😉

        The problem lingers as to why MM decides to block certain people’s IP addys. It’s very troublesome. I’m guessing it has to do with trolls flagging, but as you’ve discerned by now, my computer knowledge isn’t that hot, lol. The thing is, I’ve never heard a good (or at least better) explanation from anyone else.

        In a day or two, once I get back home, I’m going to link you to a coupla sites, which I can’t do here, of course. Grrr! ;-))

        I hope this post finds you well, and as usual, just upvote once you’ve read it. After that I’ll disappear it as is my wont. 😉 See yas later, mon ami. One more day of surf and sand and then a looong drive home. Texas is SO huge! ;-)))))

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      • congero

        Hi LD Sorry for the delay. Just dropping by to say hi and that I enjoy your post. Talk more later . Got to run. Be well.

      • Miz Julia

        ;-))) Holler. lol.

        Later, friend.

      • congero

        Really enjoying being a spectator at MM. JB and his troll friends are getting their due. Only regret is not being able to upvote and let folks know . Enjoy your post and don’t forget to let my friends know I say hi and that I enjoy their post. Oh, I almost forgot, I was reading a conversation between you and Andy K where you had to explain yourself about links and say you were not a adulterer. What was up with that? Lol. Be well.

      • Miz Julia

        Andy and I are long time friends. We love pulling each other’s pigtails, although he doesn’t have much hair, lol! (He hates lol also) And winky faces, although he did use some just for me the other day. I enjoyed that.

        Anyway, he hates when people excerpt articles and add links. It’s a pet peeve of his, and of course I do this type of thing all the time and he said the practice was “trollopy”, ha! So I was defending my honor as a non trollop. ;-))

        I could use your back up. I now have a marine guy dissing my BF, Bill Moyers!! Harumph! And he keeps signing off “Semper fi”, which grates on me since it seems like it should be used amongst service members, but what do I know?? 😉

        You be well too, my sir. ;-)) I’m glad YOU like lols and winkys…;-))

      • congero

        Whewww glad it was nothing more than that. Yea, I still find lol useful and I like emoticons also. So you have a troll ? Wish I could help. So sorry. Then again take it as a badge of honor. I seemed to attract the crazies of the right and enjoyed battling them. Even some on the left if you remember the Kaci Hitchcock (sp) thread on c &l. Being a spectator has it’s benefits and I have more time to read although I also learned researching my replies. Talk to ya’ later. Be well. ;=))

      • Miz Julia

        Two of my favorite mens in one place. I love that! See how Andy gave me both a “lol” and a winky? Ha! Yeah, it’s hard sometimes to decipher stuff online. It can cause problems if you don’t know where somebody is coming from or the context or the prior relationship. If you see us giving each other the business in the future, know it’s all in good fun. ;-)))

      • congero

        Ummmmm….ok. lol.

      • Andy_Kreiss

        Lol. ;o)

      • Andy_Kreiss

        Hey Congero! Me ears was burning. OK, this exchange popped up in my Disqus Digests.

        I was only kidding about Miz J’s trollopy ways. She knows about my beef with long C&P jobs as teasers to clicking a link, so she does it just because.

        And I make fun of her her link-soliciting by showing a little meat.

        Miss you over there, hope all is well.

      • congero

        Hahaha…I was just a little worried and you know of course that sarcasm is hard to read and without the knowledge history to place it in context I was just wondering. Thanks for taking the time to explain but my sense all the time was that is was nothing. BY the way you are killing the kooks and I enjoy the way you engage them. If I could’ve been more alert and not drawn into obvious troll situations and kept my cool like you. Asking for explanations for their reasoning seems to always stump them. I miss you all as well. I am reading and wish I could interject myself but this block has caused me to reflect and I have more time to catch up on reading that I have been neglecting. I am well and you be too. Peace brother.

      • Andy_Kreiss

        It’s a fine line with the nutters. They’ll do nothing but lie and name call for several posts, but if they can finally get you to call them an idiot or a moron, they’ll round up their sockpuppet posse and start flagging.

        I guess if that’s the only strategy they’ve got left. Some of them were even gloating about getting the people who they couldn’t handle banned.

      • congero

        I don’t see the post I wanted to respond to but I thought this might brighten your day. Google Sara Palin called idiot by vet.;-))

      • Miz Julia

        I see a post about it on Daily Kos where they posted a video. But I thought the incident was from last year. Did it happen again this year? Anyway, as someone said above the video, it was some delicious Schadenfreude! Ha! ;-))

        Btw, I saw this fantastic documentary on Alice Walker that my husband recorded on our DVR back in February. We have two DVRs and sometimes I don’t see what’s on the other one since he uses it mostly for his stuff, so I didn’t even know he’d done it. The man is always keeping me in mind when he patiently goes through programming. Well, he works in TV, so that’s part of it, but he has the patience I don’t have in being what I term a video curator. lol.

        Anyway, I think it may be streaming on the interwebz (sic), ;-)) Look at American Masters and Alice Walker.

        Damn, got caught by the FP filter again or I’d link!

        Edit. Repost since the other one went into pending status. Oy, ;-))

      • congero

        Really? Last year? Oh well, still hasn’t caused her to pause and I got a laugh. Was it widely reported? Where did you find the JB doc again?

      • congero

        That’s where I saw it. I think it was recent but will check again.thanks for link. Yea FP is a trip huh?

  • Cathy Hilton

    I’m glad to see justice served, but I wish EVERYONE would quit referring to race. This was an out and out murder. Skin color of the shooter, nor the victim should matter. I stand for ALL victims of violence, regardless of race. We are all HUMANS and should start acting like it.

    • suburbancuurmudgeon

      Sorry, but it’s been open season on black folk since this country was founded.

      • musikfanat22

        yep…

    • bamcintyre

      When police stop shooting black men leaning on air rifles in Walmart, while police are just having conversations with white men waving around long rifles in Walmart, I’ll start considering that this isn’t about race.

      • Cathy Hilton

        The police being out of control has nothing to do with my point. Again, if EVERYONE, including the police, would let go of the race hate mongering this would be a much safer world. If we ALL lived up to our responsibilities as HUMAN BEINGS instead of acting like animals, less people would die from gung ho cops going trigger happy.

      • obadiahorthodox

        are you really that blind or just stupid? Of course it is ALL about RACE.

      • Jim Bean

        I love your comments, but they’re not going to let it go. Not ever. Victimhood has so much, much more to offer than the drudgery of equality.

      • congero

        Things are not equal.

      • Jim Bean

        Outcomes for the black community are not equal. Nor are the inputs.

      • congero

        More garbled drunk talk.

      • Joshua White

        It’s not ‘hate-mongering’ that produces coppers: it’s an inferiority/bully complex that not only provides an outlet for gutless mongrels that would otherwise get their arses kicked regularly but pays them to exercise their psychopathic perversions.
        And that it’s demonstrated in all ‘police forces’ anywhere, anytime (historically) makes the point that it’s not a learned thing: it’s a personal tendency that attracts some elements to the role.
        And the universal – in both time and geography- copout for such scum is:-
        ‘I was just doing my job’,
        aka ‘I was just obeying orders’.

    • Mainah

      Well, that would be the evolved and enlightened thing to do but sadly … most people aren’t. People are just the opposite. The more you try to bring fairness to other’s the more those groups who have always “had”, so to speak, will not see it as fairness but persecution. A relinquishing of power over another group while justifying their behavior is all they know. Change frightens them and fear leads to anger. From a sociological perspective, we’ve always been resistant to change and ensuing behavior has been well documented. But if there is ever a day that we can, then we will truly be a great society.

      • Jim Bean

        Fairness is not a component. Hispanics sneak across the border with nothing more than a plastic bag’s worth of belongings and in six months they’re doing better than many blacks who were born here – and its not because of something they ‘always had.’ (Except maybe ambition.)

      • Joshua White

        Same thing happened here in Oz, which in the ’40s and 50s was as racist as South Africa ever was.
        The government, desperate for a post-war workforce brought refugee/displaced people from all over Europe out ‘to the other side of the world’ as most saw it back then and set them to work ~ where the government required ~ in sometimes the most horrendous circumstances.

        It was hard and cold and split families up for months at a time ~ and they were mostly treated like garbage by the ‘real Aussies’, and accused of stealing jobs from Australians who, it was widely accepted, wouldn’t work an iron lung.

        But they prospered after a generation or two because of the determination of people who had nothing.
        My father, illiterate though he was, wrote ‘Bob Menzies’* on every ballot-paper at every election from federal to local dogcatcher until he died (even 25 years AFTER Menzies had died) because: “He brought my family out here and gave me all the work I wanted.”.

        …and still the ‘aussies’ bitched that the ‘bloody wogs’ were stealing their jobs.
        Things only changed with the ‘population explosion’ and natural ‘integration’. Europeans looked like ‘aussies’, and their kids sounded/behaved like ‘aussies’ to the point that they couldn’t be distinguished.
        Our blackfellers, on the other hand, (with a 50,000 year history on this continent) couldn’t pass for europeans, and so it wasn’t until 1967 that they were officially recognised as ‘human being’….and granted a few civil rights. (Though trying to explain to them what ‘voting’ was remained an uphill battle. For one thing, most of them didn’t want to know!)

        From my perspective that gradual dismantling of apartheid was a direct consquence of the socially-inferior, third-class migrants from Europe.

        Migrants were also recognised as the making of America: those
        “…. tired, your poor,

        Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, ”

        But somehow you’ve managed to fuck it up.

        And Australia, once truly “The Lucky Country”, as in all things follows closely in your footsteps.

        The Police State is breaking out all over.

        Lazarus Long was right.

      • Jim Bean

        Great story. Solutions come from within.

      • congero

        Within society? Yes.

      • congero

        You are a racist pig.

    • supermouse35

      You sound white.

      • Cathy Hilton

        And yet again with the race card. How does one “sound white” while typing? Leave it in the past, let it die and rest in peace. I am of mixed racial background just like EVERY other HUMAN on this planet, thank you very much.

      • Cat

        Racism will magically disappear if we just stop using the word race! Who knew…

      • obadiahorthodox

        WOW, you REALLY are that stupid.

      • Sieben Stern

        lol it’s… “forget slavery” but “never forget 9/11” HM I wonder why?

      • Jim Bean

        You were a slave?

      • Joshua White

        Only to the Taxman. You know, the one to which all you yo-yos give money,
        …….in order that the psychopaths and assorted megalomaniacs can get paid for shooting blackfellers.

        hmmmm; or is it just that there’re some MANY of them it’s practically impossible NOT to hit one?
        …..especially at night…..

      • congero

        The legacy of slavery still exist. Before mortgage meltdown blacks and Latinos were more likely to be steered into sub prime loans than whites despite having better credit ratings. Robbing wealth from blacks and people of color either through chattel slavery to sub prime loans has always been the goal of this system and of course it’s the fault of the exploited.

      • Jim Bean

        You inadvertently (or conveniently) forget that between 1992 and 1998 Janet Reno (on Bill Clinton’s behalf) was busy suing lending institutions because they would NOT make subprime loans. That lead to the ‘zero money down – 3 months remaining unemployment benefits is enough to qualify’ lending practices that eventually lead to people of ALL colors being exploited. Never mind the banking malfeasance that grew out of it, if Reno hadn’t tried to prove she could make water flow uphill none of it would have happened. (Reno was a Democrat).

        Its just another instance of Left wing social engineers engineering yet another catastrophe.

        Here’s an excerpt of what she was bragging about at the time. You can access the full speech by googling: REMARKS OF THE HONORABLE JANET RENO, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES, TO THE NATIONAL COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT COALITION

        ” You’ve noted that since the inception of our fair lending initiative in 1992 the Department has filed and settled 13 major fair lending lawsuits. We are going to continue these efforts under the Acting Assistant Attorney General Bill Lann Lee in every way that we possibly can. We will continue to focus on discrimination in underwriting, the process of evaluating the qualifications of credit applicants. This was the issue in our suits against Shawmut in Boston, Northern Trust Company in Chicago, and First National Bank of Donna Anna in New Mexico.”

        (As if politicians are better qualified to “the process of evaluating the qualifications of credit applicants.” You knew it was doomed right there.)

      • congero

        I’m looking for sub prime loans in that statement and no where do I find it.

      • Chomper Lomper Tawee

        How does one “sound white” while typing? Duh”Context”..

    • Eg Kbbs

      I can see and have some sympathy to your point. But at the same time there is a clear racial factor in play. The shooter made a comment about the type of loud music which referred to race. On a larger scale, SYG is invoked much more often (and much more often successfully) when it is a white shooter and a minority dead person.

      I wish it weren’t the case. I wish the commenters on the news bulletin board in my rural, 98% white demographic, area weren’t making arguments which I thought died out with “All in the Family”.

      But ignoring the problem just lets it fester. The only way I can see to change the condition is to address the problem.

      • Joshua White

        YOU make too much sense to be taken seriously.
        I’d suggest the problem lies with the creation of whole industries with a vested interest, including the whites AND the non-whites.

        When you insist on enforcing unnatural concepts like ‘equality’, etc.
        on a population you immediately create irrational and unrealistic expectations which can NEVER be met as idealised, therefore creating many more factions fighting for their own interpretation of the concept.
        There are no two people on the planet who are ‘equal’ ~ and who really don’t have any idea of how to live up to being declared ‘equal’.
        Other examples:- ‘Democracy’ ~ in the enforcement of which people get bombed and otherwise ostracised ~ is based on the premise that three morons are smarter than one genius.

        ….and I’d be willing to bet there are many more unhappy, frustrated, dissatisfied and ‘lost’ (percentage-wise) women around these days than was ever the case before the feminist movement ‘liberated’.

        We evolved naturally over BILLIONS of years of trial and error to be the best we can be in a natural environment.
        ….and spend most of our lives and resources in destroying what used to be a wonderful world.

  • John Rooney

    When are the police going to be held accountable for their irresponsible and reckless murders of unarmed citizens, especially of the darker skinned variety?

    • ithey

      Why are the pigs above the law? When cops murder a person they need to stand trial just like everyone else.

    • Jim Bean

      We should just eliminate them altogether.

      • Joshua White

        Sounds like a good idea.
        …but you do realise it’d probably be against the law, don’t you?

  • zrodfx

    “Agree or you’re a racist ….”
    ~ every Democrat I’ve ever met

    • thesmarktank

      Just a shot in the dark here, but probably, you are racist.

      • Joshua White

        Stop and think, you dills, instead of parroting the convention.
        There ARE different races (and cultures and religions and oboe-players.)
        Race is a genetic thing, can’t be changed and should be freely discussable.
        Nothing wrong with ‘race’; it’s discrimination on the basis of race that should be taboo.
        …and even that stance has to allow for exceptions, which also exist.
        (I’m old enough to remember when a “discriminatory’ quality was a desirable thing.

    • obadiahorthodox

      you must be a stupid filthy racist repukelican, go back home to Europe white boy

    • John

      “White power!” — Every Republican and libertarian I’ve ever met

    • Jillz

      “Vote against your country and your own best interests or you are ‘anti American’ ….”
      ~ many Republicans

      To say “every” is a little EXTREME though, don’t you think?

    • pennyson349

      Agree or your a traitor was every Republican I ever met until your leaders actually became traitors by obstructing government to our Nations detriment. Now they have no principles and stand for nothing except division

  • Iwouldntliveinwichita4anything

    Can I choose his cell mates? Yeah, both length and girth would be a consideration. Remember Otto in Sons Of Anarchy?

    • obadiahorthodox

      8 inches long, 3 inches wide, with no lube

  • Nirvashv7

    As good as it is for a murderer to be sentenced, the Zimmerman bias kinda diminishes the true value of this case. Zimmerman was a different case altogether, they are NOT the same. One was just an annoyed old prick and the other was legitimately trying to protect his neighborhood for an unidentified teen. The scenario and set up were different, Zimmerman didn’t open fire on Martin until the scuffle began. Martin could’ve run away and Zimmerman wouldn’t have shot him

    • RadioUranus

      Zimmerman could have been minding his own business, and why should Martin have been obliged to run away — when he was doing nothing illegal at the time he was accosted?

    • obadiahorthodox

      Or Zimmerman could have obeyed a lawful order of a police officer and stayed the hell away. That filth better watch out if I see him I will shoot to kill because i will fear for my life

      • Nirvashv7

        Incorrect, the police officer, actually a dispatcher, told them not to go. That is, however, not the same as a “lawful order.” As a member of a gated community, he was in jurisdiction. You call him filth, and honestly anyone who kills is filthy, but in terms of the law, he followed it and I wouldn’t deem him less of it unless he didn’t feel remorse, which he did. It could be as bad as the old man that baited a kid to come into his yard, shot him, and claimed self-defense. Those people are the worst. Zimmerman didn’t force him to run, but he did take responsibility for following. You do realize why he went right? Their community was being robbed and broken into plenty of times. What Treyvon should have done is gone through the proper entrance of the community, tell them that he is authorized upon realizing he was followed, then upon confirmation of suspicious following decide to attack. Too many circumstances on both sides. Now you problably think I like Zimmerman or am too biased right? No, I understand what Zimmerman did was over the line. He may not be full white, but he is racist and self-righteous; he should have waited and not chased. But Treyvon did not need to fight back, he hid behind a tree waiting, if he had the lead, he had no reason to stop. Once again, too many circumstances, perhaps my entire arguement would change if we knew the full facts. If Zimmerman did not feel remorse or intentionally went to kill Treyvon, then I would be all by your side in letting him die. But honestly, the news has muddled the facts so much that its hard to tell anymore

    • Eg Kbbs

      Ignoring for a moment the ludicrous assumption that Martin had any responsibility to run away (after all, couldn’t he stand his ground too – or does the law not apply to him) Also ignoring the numerous times since then that Zimmerman has demonstrated anger issues including brandishing a weapon:

      Martin did run. Zimmerman pursued (as pointed out, he pursued even though the police told him not to). You had a kid being chased by a much larger adult. At some point while being chased, Martin saw an opportunity to defend himself. The only weapon Martin had were his fists and a bag of skittles.

      So should a teen be concerned that someone is chasing them at night ? Have you ever given your kids the “beware of strangers” speech ? If your kids were teenaged or younger and someone they didn’t know started chasing them, would you advise them not to run ?

    • Richard Mcgee

      Martin did not confront Zimmerman it was the other way around

      • Charles Vincent

        Wrong read the trial transcripts. Martin got home then went back to confront and then assault Zimmerman. Hou can have your own opinion but you don’t get to make up your own facts to support your crackpot opinion.

      • surfjac

        What? When did Trayvon get home? He never got home. He stood his ground against the creepy white man following him, a fight ensued and the creepy white dude, aka mr. zimmerman, killed him. Too bad Trayvon didn’t have the gun and killed mr. zimmerman as would have been his right to do under syg.

      • Charles Vincent

        sorry that was supposed to be going not got home Zimmerman lost sight of martin and then martins confronted him.
        http://en DOT wikipedia DOTorg/wiki/State_of_Florida_v._George_Zimmerman

        The above link has testimony from officers and expert witnesses by both the prosecution and defense.

      • congero

        Since there were no witnesses except Martin and Mr . Zimmerman you only have Zimmerman words. You don’t know who initiated the confrontation.

      • Charles Vincent

        Martin did read the transcripts. Also note that the police who questioned Zimmerman did not think he was being deceptive. i provided in My original reply.

      • congero

        How can a dead teen read? Lol. Please provide the testimony of the witnesses who saw tray on come back home after going to store and then leave to confront zimmerman. I will wait.

      • Charles Vincent

        Apparently you missed the going home part of his call conversation with his GF I believe its on the wiki page.

      • congero

        I am not looking for wiki account. I see where they said he made it home I want her actual words to the fact.

      • Charles Vincent

        Don’t care what your looking for check the bib at the bottom that’s what its there for, so you can check the validity for yourself.

      • congero

        Sorry dude I did read the account from your page. It is not actual testimony but interpretation of it. CNN has the actual transcripts and it is far different . She said was near his back gate. Not that he was home or entered his hone and then returned only that he was near his back gate. Near? What does that mean? Near is not telling distance and his subjective.

      • Charles Vincent

        As I said he was going home not that he got there.

      • congero

        Haha ..wow gee Sherlock no one knew that . Lol. You are such a Columbo.

      • Charles Vincent

        Also the references include cnn, ap, reuters, abc nbc, and cbs as sources.
        just reiterating what i already said since you missed it on several occasions including your original reply where you questioned and appologized for the typo ‘got’ which was supposed to be ‘going’. Grats on being intellectually dishonest and intransigent.

      • congero

        Man you are delusional. Even you just admitted he never got home in your reply above. Argue with yourself . I agree he never got home and Jeanteels testimony never said he did. I saw the testimony from the transcripts presented by CNN not a interpretation on wiki lol. It is unclear and the only person who knows is dead.

      • Charles Vincent

        I never claimed he got home I claimed he was going home and that he assaulted Zimmerman. GG for reading comprehension. Then provide them ( I saw the testimony from the transcripts presented by CNN) so we can see if the wiki page is accurate.

      • Charles Vincent

        deny deny deny is that your game. Cover your eye and pretend the facts don’t exist?

    • Richard Mcgee

      If anything Trayvon was shot for standing his ground

    • kissyface

      Trayvon did everything we tell our kids to do when followed by a stranger. He ran, he yelled for help, and he fought for his life. Would you be saying the same thing if a guy drugged out on amphetamines with a long history of violence followed your daughter, got out of his car and chased after her after she ran out of fear, accosted and murdered her? Trayvon was murdered and fatboy got away with it

  • musikfanat22

    The parents asked the judge to not give him the death penalty. They are shining examples of God’s Love!

    • Jbh Jbh

      Or they wanted him to suffer in prison for the rest of his life…

  • Eg Kbbs

    Now that a white man has been convicted of killing a black kid, I find it easy to predict that the legislatures will sprint to clarify SYG.

  • obadiahorthodox

    Too bad the same thing didn’t happen to Zimmerman. I hope Instant Karma gets his racist ass.

    • Jim Bean

      The same thing DID happen to Zimmerman. A jury reviewed the evidence and made the most appropriate decision.

      • congero

        I bet you thought O.J was innocent too.

      • Jim Bean

        What I think is that what I think carries less weight than what the jury who has seen all the evidence thinks. I think my intuition is less reliable than their actual experience with the evidence.

      • congero

        Garbled nonsense. Doesn’t make sense.

      • surfjac

        Yeah, only because the victim in the zimmerman case couldn’t tell his side of the story and how he stood his ground because zimmerman was stalking him.
        And before I hear from the peanut gallery, if zimmerman was intent on protecting the neighborhood, why didn’t he explain to Trayvon who he was and what he was doing when Trayvon stood his ground? Easy, civil and simple thing to do and would’ve probably not ended in tragedy. After all, zimmerman still had the gun; Trayvon had skittles. And you’ll never get me to believe zimmerman had the best intentions in this episode of racial animus in America.

      • Jim Bean

        Zimmerman was breaking no laws by following him. Martin was breaking no laws by confronting him about it. If Martin then assaulted Zimmerman, at that point Martin broke the law and became a violent criminal. When Zimmerman shot him in self defense he broke no laws. So says the jury.

        (Thank God we have courts and juries because if you’d had your way, Zimmerman would probably have been lynched.)

      • surfjac

        Yep, but if Martin was Standing His Ground, what does that do to zimmerman’s case? It tears the whole damn thing to hell. because he was standing his ground. See the logic? No, I doubt it. Also, it’s pretty damn cruel and primitive to kill someone for walking in the rain with skittles and iced tea. There were SO MANY OPPORTUNITIES for zimmerman to do something ANY FUCKING THING ELSE to avoid killing a young man in cold fucking blood. That less than zero “person” zimmerman will never be innocent in this in my eyes. There were no eye witnesses to what led up to the fight (several testified to the fight), so in that all we have is one side of the story, the countering of, would put only one person in jail for a long time.

      • Jim Bean

        It does nothing to Zimmerman’s case. Stand your ground doesn’t entitle you throw the first punch.

      • surfjac

        Sure it does.

  • Charles Vincent

    bwahahahahahaha conflation of two totally different cases whats next from the peanut gallery.

    • Chomper Lomper Tawee

      You mean two similar cases.

      • Charles Vincent

        NO they are not similar.

        http://abcnews DOT go DOT com/US/floridas-stand-ground-law-determine-zimmerman-dunn-cases/story?id=22543929

      • Chomper Lomper Tawee

        No not similar at all

  • EboTebo

    Oh Happy Day!

  • Doy Bowers

    WOW, How amazing is that??? Justice was finally served. I guess this clown just thought he was George Zimmerman. It’s amazing how these clowns can start a fight with somebody then when the other person defends themselves or retaliates they can get away with shooting and killing them and then claim “They feared for their lives”. B.S.!!! Actually this Chump deserves the “Death Penalty” but that would be to easy on this hateful Redneck. Let him spend the rest of his life in prison as somebody’s “B*TCH”!!! That way justice will be served.

    Now let’s see if that Arrogant Ex-Cop gets away with killing the guy in the movie theater over “Popcorn” and shooting his wife in the hand??? My money says he will. He’s an Ex-Cop and his life was in danger after he started a fight with a guy armed with a “Fully Automatic Box of Popcorn” and a Text Message. Obviously he had no choice but to defend himself.

    • Jillz

      I’ve been waiting to hear the outcomes of both of these cases. I’m relieved about Michael Dunn conviction and still hopeful that there will be a similar outcome in the theatre shooting.

  • Stephen Barlow

    If he had plead SYG, he might have gotten away with it.

  • surfjac

    Arrogant prick got what he deserved.

  • kissyface

    so happy for the Davis family! hopefully this verdict will help them find some peace in this crazy world

  • Jim Bean

    OK. So the system works. Always has. Some people like that only when it produces the result they crave emotionally. That will be with us always.

    • congero

      No the system is not working for everyone.

  • Joshua White

    Serves him right! He should’ve joined the police force before setting out to murder people! That way he’d’ve got off scott free ~ and probably gotten a medal as well.

  • Harry McMerkin

    A little common decency and respect for others would have resulted in the teens turning the music down (or not having the music blasting in the first place) and prevented two lives from being destroyed. The way people treat others today yields predictable results.

  • TeeDee

    Wonderful news! Finally, some real justice in one of these ‘standing your ground’ cases.