Archive for April 12, 2012
Last week, the Obama administration announced the arrest of over 3,000 foreigners who are suspected criminals or fugitives.
Yet what do we do with them when they have served any time associated with crimes they’ve committed in the United States, and their home country refuses to take them back?
A few weeks ago, five people were murdered in their home in San Francisco, and the man suspected of killing them, Binh Thai Luc, was supposed to have been deported to Vietnam six years ago. This isn’t an isolated case; in the past three years alone, nearly nine thousand immigrants ordered deported to their home countries due to criminal activity found themselves instead on the streets of the United States, because their home countries wouldn’t take them back. (more…)
With yesterday’s murder charges brought against George Zimmerman, and the killing spree in Tulsa still relatively fresh, I thought it worthwhile to examine the startling parallels between the two.
Of course, in both we have Caucasians shooting and killing African-Americans. And it appears that we’ll have murder charges in both. But there’s something else the two have in common.
The “stand your ground” laws. (more…)