Think Progress editor: Woman should have let herself be robbed rather than shoot armed robber

Think Progress editor: Woman should have let herself be robbed rather than shoot armed robber

[Ed. – Mind of a liberal]

Last Tuesday a 25-year-old woman in Chicago was waiting at the bus stop in the early morning when she was approached by a 19-year-old man with a gun. The Chicago Tribune describes what happened next:

Laavion Goings Jr. was out of jail only two months when the 19-year-old walked up to a bus stop about a block from his home, pulled out a gun and tried to rob a woman on the Far South Side.

But the woman had a gun too and fired first, hitting Goings in the chest, according to Chicago police. The teen ran back to his home and made it as far as a stairwell in the foyer of a building before collapsing in the 400 block of West 103rd Street.

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[…]

Video from across the street apparently captured the incident so police know exactly what happened. …. This is a clear case of self-defense.

Enter Zack Ford, an editor at Think Progress who was outrageously outraged that conservatives at the Dailly Caller were celebrating the fact that a woman defended herself with a gun against an armed mugger.

(h/t Weasel Zippers)

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