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Mother Claims Son Is Innocent Because “Gay People Don’t Shoot Kids”

mom-gays-don't-shootToday in gay-stereotypes-we’ve-never-heard-of: Gay people do not shoot people, apparently.

As highlighted by Gawker, the mother of an suspected shooter has come to the defense of her child saying that he couldn’t possibly have been the perpetrator of a shooting in the Wilkes-Barre apartment complex in Brooklyn, New York because “gay people don’t shoot kids.”

After a domestic dispute in late August lead to gun violence (leaving two children critically injured), investigations were launched as to the nature of the shoot-out. Numerous people were brought in for questioning, some of whom were involved with a nearby fight that may or may not have been related.

Now, one of the mother’s of the men in question claims, quite succinctly, that, “My son is innocent; he’s gay. Gay people don’t shoot kids. Certain men don’t shoot kids.” This lead one commenter on the site to retort: “We actually do shoot people, but with catty insults instead of bullets.”

We are not implying that her son committed any kind of violence, and it is certainly nice that this woman has such a positive view of gay people, but somehow this “stereotype” does not ring true to us.

And it certainly begs the question: will this be a new defense that can hold up in court? “Your honor, there’s no way I could’ve shot that man. I’m gay — look it up. I did, however, read him to death.”

By:           Eric Shorey
On:           Sep 17, 2013
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  • 14 Comments
    • 2eo
      2eo

      Guns, keeping you safe by allowing the murder of other people over very slight disagreements.

      Sep 17, 2013 at 6:57 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • sfbeast
      sfbeast

      Eric, please proofread your article for grammatical errors.

      Sep 17, 2013 at 7:50 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • AnitaMann
      AnitaMann

      Mom doesn’t sound too bright.

      Sep 17, 2013 at 8:56 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DickGreenleaf
      DickGreenleaf

      It’s like when Archie Bunker wanted a smart Jew Lawyer. He thought it was a compliment.

      Sep 17, 2013 at 9:23 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jwrappaport
      jwrappaport

      “Why wound his body with bullets, when I can set his soul on fire with a slanderous mambo?”

      @2eo: Yeah, we Yanks haven’t figured it out yet. My fascination with guns starts and ends with hot soldiers/cops who carry them – as should be the case with any right and honorable gay man.

      Sep 17, 2013 at 9:31 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • BJ McFrisky
      BJ McFrisky

      @jwrappaport: Unless, like me, you’re determined to keep your home and family safe from the criminals whom the Left idolize and defend.

      Sep 17, 2013 at 9:52 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MikeE
      MikeE

      @BJ McFrisky: You’ve had an accident to the head with that gun you love handling, right?

      Sep 17, 2013 at 10:00 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 2eo
      2eo

      @jwrappaport: *Shock* TITO PUENTE.*

      BJ loves guns, it’s the only thing that keeps his friends safe from the cops who want to arrest them for shooting up military bases.

      * Yes, I did know that off the top of my head.

      Sep 17, 2013 at 10:45 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • tardis
      tardis

      Further proof on how gay people can be productive members of society!

      Sep 17, 2013 at 11:59 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • erasure25
      erasure25

      @BJ McFrisky: Are you even cognizant of what you just wrote? Only a dimwitted person would say something like this. Idolize criminals? Are you kidding me? Look up the word hyperbole in a dictionary please. You just committed it.

      Sep 17, 2013 at 2:46 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • BJ McFrisky
      BJ McFrisky

      @erasure25: It was an over-the-top comment to make a point, kind of like . . . let’s see . . . something like “Gay people don’t shoot kids.”

      Sep 17, 2013 at 3:01 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Bob LaBlah
      Bob LaBlah

      I clicked on the video and after it played several more videos on this incident appeared. I clicked on one that showed one of the suspects being led into a police wagon and saw DOWN/LOW in a near neon sign written all over that kids face. The video also showed the other two and all THREE look like actors for a Breed-it-Raw video just waiting to be cast and filmed.
      *
      The video, sadly, also shows the poor young victims, whom my heart goes out to them and their families. Bullets do leave people not only paralyzed but also traumatized for life. I do wish them a full, speedy recovery.

      Sep 17, 2013 at 5:17 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jackhoffsky
      Jackhoffsky

      Such total bulls**t. I have a LIST of kids I would shoot.

      I have an even longer list of parents…

      Sep 17, 2013 at 10:33 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Kieran
      Kieran

      We’re always ragging on parents who can’t be proud of their gay kids—then when we find one who clearly is—we rag on her too.

      Sep 17, 2013 at 11:57 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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