Oh, Do Let's All Just Shoot Each Other Over Every Little Thing, Shall We?

by
Abby Zimet

Sorry: It's one of those Idiots With Guns days. Raul Rodriguez, a retired firefighter in Texas, is on trial for killing elementary school teacher Kelly Danaher and wounding two others after he confronted them about their party's loud music. Rodriquez claims he was just “standing my ground” - albeit on their property, after he baited and threatened them. Incredibly, he videotaped the entire incident; even more incredibly, he seems to think the chilling evidence will help his case. Scary in countless ways.

“I’m telling you, I’m telling you, stop, I said stop right now or I will shoot you!"

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