Grandstanding and tragedy poaching at its finest
Jason Whitlock takes this opportunity to slam the 2nd amendment instead of the mentality of a murderer. The mention of a "gun culture" is ignorant and distracts from the real issues that took place yesterday. WTF is a gun culture?
- Is Belchers gun ownership the reason their was a dispute between the two?
- Is Belchers gun ownership the reason he handled conflicts violently?
- Is Belchers gun ownership the reason he couldn't hand his inner demons correctly?
The answer is NO. It is easy to blame gun ownership instead of blaming the way he was raised, coached, taught, chemically made up etc.. Do we blame Ford for drunk drivers? Banks for robbery? Gates BBQ for Whitlocks fatness?
Personal responsibility has to come in to play at some point doesn't it?
And lets not forget that Whitlocks favorite music label is the local label, Strange Music. It's not a big secret that the label is made up of Blood gang member and received its initial funding from the gang.
Update From New York Post
"It didn’t help that he was drinking every day and taking painkillers while dealing with the effects of debilitating head injuries, the friend said."
But I am sure that the fact that he owned a gun was the reason he drank all the time and abused prescription drugs...