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Wed Aug 3, 2022, 10:07 AM

Father of man who shot Ahmaud Arbery seeks leniency in hate crimes sentence

The white man who initiated the neighborhood chase that resulted in the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery is asking a federal judge to show leniency when he's sentenced next week for a federal hate crime conviction.

While Greg McMichael deserves "a substantial period of incarceration," his defense attorney said in a legal filing, he should be spared a life sentence though he has already been sentenced to life without parole on a separate murder conviction.

McMichael also wants the judge to transfer him to a federal prison so that he avoids serving time for Arbery's murder in Georgia's state prison system, which can't ensure his safety from attacks by other inmates, the lawyer said.

McMichael, 66, is scheduled to be sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court along with his adult son, Travis McMichael, and their neighbor, William "Roddie" Bryan. A jury convicted all three in February of committing hate crimes, concluding 25-year-old Arbery had been targeted because he was Black.


https://www.savannahnow.com/story/news/courts/2022/08/02/ahmaud-arbery-murder-federal-judge-leniency-sentencing/10220784002/

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Reply Father of man who shot Ahmaud Arbery seeks leniency in hate crimes sentence (Original post)
hookaleft Aug 3 OP
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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Wed Aug 3, 2022, 10:09 AM

1. awww, gee, maybe you shouldn't have MURDERED a man, you racist piece

of slime ( with apologies to slime).

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Wed Aug 3, 2022, 10:15 AM

2. How about he get a free go fuck yourself card instead?

That's all I got.

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Wed Aug 3, 2022, 10:15 AM

3. so many times I heard the radical right say

"you do the crime, you do the time!"

So Mr. McMichael, you hunted Arbery down like an animal. Why should anyone have sympathy?

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Wed Aug 3, 2022, 10:23 AM

4. Bless his heart. And by that I mean...

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Wed Aug 3, 2022, 10:38 AM

5. Fuck that,...


.... Dress him up in his beloved KKK white robe & hood - then let him roam the prison yard.

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Wed Aug 3, 2022, 10:49 AM

6. Ahmaud Arbery wishes he had leniency, all he got was a shotgun blast and thoughts and prayers.

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