Sharpton: Make a Federal law against whites killing blacks in self-defense
All Sharpton said that a Federal law should exist that “lowers the threshold” when it comes to charging white crime victims who were forced to kill a black attacker in self-defense. He said that Trayvon Martin, who used a racial slur and then violently attacked Zimmerman, should have been protected by Federal law. Sharpton says that Zimmerman should have been presumed to be motivated by racial hatred, even though the perpetrator’s girlfriend testified in court that Trayvon used a racial slur and initiated the physical confrontation.
Sharpton wants white crime victims, who shoot a black attacker in self-defense, to be presumed to have been motivated by racial hatred under Federal law. They the white victim can be prosecuted with Federal “civil rights” crimes.
Blacks commit murder at 9 times the white rate. Black on white murder is common, while white on black murder is an extreme rarity. We documented 400 black on white murders from 2014, but we could only find 4 cases of white on black murder. We even asked the SPLC and black power activists for help finding actual cases of a white person killing a black victim, in which the victim was not committing a felony at the time.
Sharpton says that the group of people who astronomically make up the victims, should be legally barred from defending themselves against a group of people who astronomically make up the perpetrators.
From Al Sharpton…
The intent to prove that Zimmerman did it because of his race, that is the legal threshold. Unless we change that legislation, we end up where we are in terms of the Trayvon Martin case. Clearly I’m disappointed. Clearly I’m sure the family is. But clearly the Justice Department can not go beyond the laws as is written. As we fight these fights and continue to fight from Staten Island to Ferguson, we must change the threshold that you qualify a civil rights case for, or we will keep having these moments of activism that end up with cases of being disappointing.