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- 1830 days ago -
32-year-old Mark Carson was walking down a street in New York City on Friday evening when a man came up to him and his friends, yelled "f---ot" and "queer," and shot him in the head.

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Past Member (0)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 7:01 am
This is such a sad case ~ when did our society become such neanderthals? Noted and signed ~ Thank you Cher!

S G (29)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 7:24 am
noted and tragic...some people really are crazy, should be locked away from society...sadly that wouldn't help the young man who lost his life....this makes me so damn angry...

Joe R (190)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 7:27 am
Heartbreaking! Thanks Cher. Signed and noted.

Donna Hamilton (159)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 7:43 am
Noted and signed. Thanks, Cher.

Julie E (405)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 7:55 am
Signed and shared. My cousins 28 y/o son was murdered in March of this year. Senseless..
RIP Mark Carson...

Sandi C (98)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 8:04 am
noted & signed

Mary T (358)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 8:07 am
Signed & noted - so sad

Jo S (619)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 8:14 am
This really is such a waste of human life. I'm disgusted and sad to see this happening in my own back yard.
Why can't we all just live and let live?
Thanks Cher.
Noted, signed & shared.

. (0)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 8:27 am
#311 signed and noted thank you dear Cher

Sue H (7)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 8:46 am
Teach Tolerance! Noted and sad to have to sign. Thanks.

Cindy Rhodes (106)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 8:59 am
What is wrong with our society??!! Signed, thank you Cher!

Past Member (0)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 9:00 am
NS&S. Barbara, You signed on May 22, 2013.

Stephanie Reap (192)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 9:03 am
signed and shared. TY for sharing

. (0)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 9:15 am
Signed and Noted.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 9:29 am
Tragic No one has the right to take another person life and the reasons for killing are getting more minor as time goes on Humans are going backwards not forwards

signed & Noted thanks

Amy E (66)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 9:31 am

Past Member (0)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 9:32 am
Armand, You signed on May 22, 2013.
Shared on FB, TU Cher

Past Member (0)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 9:36 am
Merci, dear Cher, for this one~~

Lisa N (206)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 9:47 am
Signed this one yesterday through my personal e-mail, thanks for posting Cher.

Jae A (316)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 10:12 am
Signed #342
I will try and say this politely and without blasting away via a rant of disgust and anger.
Tragic and senseless. Hate ....hate crimes ...It / they ...have been an all too common occurrences all of my life.... Unfortunately it and the crimes that go with it are being promote by extremist , more and more the last few years. . It's like the 50-60's all over again when it comes to this type of hate crime and those insane enough to follow through with them .. for whatever insaniTea/cowardly reasons their toxic minds come up...'s what extremist promote in one way or another. It's their first thought as to how they plan to deal with differences.
I best stop here...but believe me , I could go on and's all just that up close and personal to me.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 10:15 am
done thx Cher:))

Solitary Eagle (324)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 10:25 am
Signed and noted, thank you Cher.

Joy M (33)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 10:31 am
So tragic and senseless!!! Absolutely signed!!!

Pat B (356)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 10:33 am

Lisa W (143)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 10:42 am
Signed, commented and sadly noted!

Past Member (0)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 10:54 am
Noted & Signed #407

Constance F (418)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 11:57 am
Signed and reposted. Thank you !
Constance, You signed on May 22, 2013.

Dan(iel) M (25)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 12:35 pm
Noted & Signed

Roxie H (350)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 12:35 pm
I have friends on the list above me and that work side by side with me that are the most dedicated human beings and the best people in the world. This story hits me in the stomach, one of my own family has a partner that was stalked and brutally harmed in a hate crime. With the animals and the way we treat our own people, we are back in the dark ages. Evolve, someone, before Gaia tosses us all off like fleas

Barbara Russell (0)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 12:53 pm
Signed and noted. Truly outrageous, compassion learn it teach it share it. Start at home.

Eve L (57)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 1:01 pm
I can't believe this... RIP Mark

Wednesday May 22, 2013, 1:11 pm
Signed & Noted. Thanks Cher

Henrik Thorsen (31)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 1:11 pm

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 1:42 pm

Vicky P (476)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 1:46 pm
Noted and Signed

S J (130)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 2:14 pm
Done, thanks Cher.

. (0)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 2:34 pm
signed and commented #524

Ann P (17)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 2:44 pm
Noted & signed. L♡ve ☮ Peace.

Thomas P (280)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 2:52 pm
Noted and signed...thanks Cher

Angeles M (298)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 3:08 pm

Lois Jordan (63)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 3:27 pm
Signed #559. Noted. Thank you, Cher.

Dianna M (16)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 3:36 pm


I daresay he does [deserve to die]. Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement.--J. R. R. Tolkien, 'The Fellowship of The Ring

I know people who are awful, and I read about stuff like this all the time, so you'd think I'd be used to it by now. But I truly cannot comprehend how someone could murder someone they don't even know.

The following two links are also horrible examples of humanity:

Lynne Buckley (0)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 3:40 pm

Joanne A (47)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 4:02 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks

Cathe romano (52)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 4:37 pm
This was tragic. No one deserves to lose their life like this, or for this reason. Hatred kills.
Noted, signed & shared.

Fran F (118)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 5:05 pm
Sadly signed and noted. Thanks.

Barbara V (51)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 5:18 pm
That poor, poor soul. People are vicious about this sort of thing because they don't know the logistics behind it. You'd think in this day and age even ugly-thinking people would know better, but they don't, damn them. And don't pick exclusively on New York--this ignorance and hate is everywhere.

Paulett Simunich (0)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 5:30 pm
Cannot understand such depth of hatred......I know it is here and has been for some time....and seems to be getting more prevalent!!!! What have turned into as a society???? It shakes us, as a society, to our souls.......Tragic, horrible,disgusting, hateful...whatever adjective one uses,,does not come close to describing our feeling and what to do is even more elusive......

Ludger W (71)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 10:19 pm

Caroline S (78)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 11:23 pm
how tragic...some people are really crazy.
That makes me so angry

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (44)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 12:30 am

Animae C (513)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 1:21 am
Signed # 739

Sherri G (128)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 1:31 am
Noted and signed TY Cher

Anna Undebeck (256)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 1:55 am
:( So tragic!!! Signed.. TY Cher!

Anna Undebeck (256)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 2:08 am
Sorry, but I have to write another comment, just cant "let it go" :'( Im SO angry and so damn sad&heartbroken, crying my eyes out, just want to scream really loud... Damn it!!!! Shared on FB,and Google and tweeted. Thanks again Cher for bringing this to our attention!!! Xxx

jan b (5)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 3:49 am
Why has this country produced so many violent people......someone ought to try and figure it out.

Alice C (1797)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 4:57 am

Sheryl G (360)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 7:37 am
Heartbreaking. This so needs to change, the violence in this Country. We take one step forward in Human Rights and still we have people who want to bring us back to the Dark Ages, even if it means killing someone, who was simply being who they were born to be. I most certainly signed.

Barbara Tomlinson (431)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 9:54 am
Note that this crazy person had easy access to a GUN.
If the perpetrator had not had access to such a weapon, then the attack, senseless as it was, might have ended up in the hospital but not been LETHAL.
Contrary to what the Gun Merchants of Death and their Apologists, the NRA, say, carrying a weapon would have done NOTHING to protect the innocent man, completely taken by surprise.

The rising tide of Violence that some people here are concerned about, has EVERYTHING to do with easy and, for all practical purposes, UNLIMITED access to all SORTS of weapons by just about every crazy, criminal and unstable person there is. Other countries think this is INSANE in U.S. Law, which it IS.

Actually, according to the most recent polls, attitudes towards LGBT people have been IMPROVING in the U.S., dramatically so.
But when the occasional crazy, totally out-of-control ARMED CRIMINAL freaks out, we will see more and more - and much more! - Gun Violence of a LETHAL sort, even if these ARMED and Bigoted Lunatics are few!
With universal Background Checks in place, would this Violence have happened in just this way?

I squarely placer BLAME on the NRA, the CORRUPT NRA Leadership {that pays no attention at all to what its MEMBERS want, which is sensible Gun Control}, and on America's CULT of Lethal Weaponry in the hands of EVERYONE, for this death and SO MANY OTHERS, and more such deaths STILL TO COME.

Gillian M (218)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 10:01 am
Beverly M, humans have always been this way, intolerant, cruel, sadistic but now the media are beginning to report these crimes and therein lies the difference.

Jane H (139)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 1:51 pm
noted and signed--just terrifyingly horrible

Hugo L (255)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 2:03 pm
Noted & signed, thanks Cher.

Robert O (12)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 2:52 pm
Signed! This is an outrage that should've never happened.

Carlene V (202)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 3:26 pm
Action taken and I'm only signer #942, will forward.

Joanne Dixon (38)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 4:38 pm
Please don't insult Neanderthals by comparing them to these POS's. Neanderthals are now believed to have been highly non-agressive and peace loving - which is why "Homo sapiens" prevailed (translation: beat the c**p out of them). Apparently pre-history, like history, is written by the winners.

Past Member (0)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 9:27 pm

Ludger W (71)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 10:15 pm

Rose Becke (141)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 10:36 pm

Inge Bjorkman (202)
Friday May 24, 2013, 12:59 am
Oops, here in Sweden, it is the police who is responsible for the violence and fatal shootings.
Major riots in Stockholm.
Love and Peace

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Friday May 24, 2013, 7:38 am
Signed and noted thanks

Past Member (0)
Friday May 24, 2013, 7:57 am
Olivia, You signed on May 24, 2013.

Past Member (0)
Friday May 24, 2013, 1:04 pm

Nancy Black (308)
Friday May 24, 2013, 1:33 pm
Noted, tweeted, shared, tweeted, shared, signed. Violence is the normal as is hate!

Carol H (229)
Friday May 24, 2013, 4:32 pm
signed and noted

Arild Gone for now (174)
Saturday May 25, 2013, 1:29 am
Signed,TY Cher.

Arwen Woods (207)
Saturday May 25, 2013, 2:00 am
I grieve for his family and for the families all over the world that have lost loved ones due to hate and prejudice this day. Sooooooo gladly signed, noted and shared. Thanks Cher.x

Isabelle J (81)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 3:39 pm

Eternal Gardener (745)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 3:45 pm

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Monday May 27, 2013, 3:14 pm
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