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Old 02-12-2013, 01:14 AM   #1
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Default Texas Father To Be Charged For Killing Drunk Driver Who Killed His Kids

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/father-charged-fatal-shooting-after-texas-wreck

There are times that the law should just look the other way. This is one of them.
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Old 02-12-2013, 01:24 AM   #2
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So sad but I think he might be able to plea crime of passion or temporary insanity. Both of which are valid arguments in Texas if I remember right
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Jury nullification
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I suppose the officers who arrested him must be corrupt.
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It's not the first time something like this happened......

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It happened here in CA too, Ellie Nessler killed the guy right inside the courtroom who molested her 6 year old son. As I recall she used a Beretta .25 ACP and smuggled it in (this was before metal detectors were installed).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellie_Nesler
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I cant imagine what that must be like. I have 2 daughters and a son and I dont know if I could control my urges if something similar happened to me.

I am not sympathetic to any ill that befalls a drunk driver. They kill more innocent people than they do themselves, that being said I hope the guy gets off easy as possible.
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Very sad set of circumstances.
A jury could find him not guilty be reason of many things. They have latitude.
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sounds open and shut make legel gun owners look bad
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He will get off with a temporary insanity plea. Who can convict a man who just lost his family? So many times throughout the US people have been found not guilty in such cases. In New Orleans a man killed the murderer of his children on national TV and was found not guilty.
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