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Two suspects charged with murder in Ahmaud Arbery killing

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    BlindCarpenter
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    I understand it is legal to make a citizens arrest, and it’s legal to open-carry, but is it legal to use a gun in a citizens arrest? If it is, it seems like too much power granted to a civilian.

    I understand it is legal to make a citizens arrest, and it’s legal to open-carry, but is it legal to use a gun in a citizens arrest? If it is, it seems like too much power granted to a civilian.

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      seizethegoddamngap
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      I like this webcomic's take on self defense.

      I like this webcomic's take on self defense.

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      1. kfwyre
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        This was great and is well worth a submission on its own, IMO. I'm excited to start looking in the archive at other concepts as well.

        This was great and is well worth a submission on its own, IMO. I'm excited to start looking in the archive at other concepts as well.

      2. BlindCarpenter
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        wow, that was comprehensive lol, I enjoyed it

        wow, that was comprehensive lol, I enjoyed it

  2. joplin
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    Well it's a good first step. But this is the kind of thing I meant when I previously said I was doubtful justice would be served:

    Well it's a good first step. But this is the kind of thing I meant when I previously said I was doubtful justice would be served:

    Documents obtained by The New York Times show that a Georgia prosecutor who had the case for weeks before recusing himself over a conflict of interest had advised the Glynn County Police Department that there was “insufficient probable cause” to issue arrest warrants for the McMichaels.