#1 "No Controlling Legal Authority" to Self Defense -- Sotomayer
07-15-2009, 02:18 PM
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"This Old Revolutionary Shouldn't be a Judge on any court. She is Basically a very Stupid Woman !"
I just heard a soundbite of the following question "Do you believe that an individual has the right to self defense?" and Sonia Sotomayer's response to it:"I don't believe the court has addressed that issue.... but I could be wronnnnnnng." Evading the question of whether or not an individual has the right to self defense calls to question her intelligence and her decency BIG TIME. Charges are dropped based on the presumption of self defense all the time. People have been exonerated forever based on a determination of self defense. But Sotomayer, rather than simply say "Yes," the answer that...
07-15-2009, 03:12 PM
In a sense, she's right. The SCOTUS rules on law and judicial matters. It doesn't adjudicate criminal acts. That's the business of criminal courts.
If a criminal enters your property with the intent to harm you, you're entitled to harm him back. But on the other hand, you can't chase him off the premises, follow him down the block, and then shoot him.
In another sense, what-her-name's copy of the Constitution probably doesn't include the Tenth Amendment either!
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