Katie Pavlich lays bare the manner in which the gun control cultists bastardize the term unarmed. You should read it all, here is bit to taste
Back in 2012, we heard about a similar case with 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, who was shot dead by George Zimmerman after an altercation in a crime plagued Florida neighborhood. According to a police report, Zimmerman returned to his SUV after a phone call with police about a suspicious person in the neighborhood. When he returned, Martin allegedly approached him from behind, punched him in the nose when Zimmerman turned around, got him on the ground and started pounding his head into the concrete, an action that can quickly result in death due to brain injury. Zimmerman thought he was going to die and shot Martin in self-defense.
Eyewitnesses corroborated Zimmerman’s story and a jury came to the same unanimous conclusion, acquitting him of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges. A separate medical report showed Zimmerman sustained serious injuries from Martin including a broken nose and lacerations to the back of his head.
In extensive media coverage, both of these young men are referred to over and over again as “unarmed” teenagers. The way the media uses the term “unarmed” implies there was no altercation that resulted in a fatal shooting. What the media fails to explain or recognize is that “unarmed” people, in these cases two men who weren’t carrying firearms, don’t have to be “armed” in order to cause serious damage to a person’s life or harm to those around them.
This brought to mind a story I read a few weeks ago in the Dallas Morning News Metro section, It told of two “unarmed” men shot to death by Dallas police over the previous weekend. But, upon reading the article, I found that both men had knives, which they refused to drop, and one charged at police. So, apparently, the only way a criminal can be armed is to have a gun. This is what the Left does, they lie, and misuse words to sell those lies. Clearly someone with a knife is not unarmed are they? And clearly charging at a police officer with a knife in hand is a perfect way to get shot. People get that, unless they are sold the whole “unarmed” pack of lies!