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    Re: Burress agrees to 2 year prison term

    What a joke! Shoot yourself on accident in the leg....2 years!

    And yes I know NY law on guns



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    Re: Burress agrees to 2 year prison term

    Wow, seems harsh.


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    Re: Burress agrees to 2 year prison term

    I think this is more about NY officials setting an example than justifying what happened, too strict of penalty in my opinion.



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    Re: Burress agrees to 2 year prison term

    Definitely a bit harsh.


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    Re: Burress agrees to 2 year prison term

    I dont like the Giants or Plax, but this is ridiculous.


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    Re: Burress agrees to 2 year prison term

    Totally fine by me, glad to see a court somewhere come down on idiots that own weapons illegally



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    Re: Burress agrees to 2 year prison term

    WOW!! Seems really harsh!

    So I guess that you are better off drunk driving and killing someone than shooting yourself in the leg? Seems a bit ridiculous


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    Re: Burress agrees to 2 year prison term

    Quote Originally Posted by Bader View Post
    Totally fine by me, glad to see a court somewhere come down on idiots that own weapons illegally
    It's not about owning guns illegally, it's about carrying guns illegally.

    The point is, New York has the strictest gun control laws in the country. Plax was either dumb enough not to know what the law was or he knew what the law was and was even dumber to carry anyway. Experts were saying that the average citizen would get 3-5 years for this crime. Plax settled for 2. Seems fair to me.

    As far as how this may or may not violate Plax's 2nd Amendment rights is a completely different issue. Point is, Plax broke New York law that exists on the books, and now he has to pay.

    EDIT - and odds are, the same people that are saying that Vick doesn't deserve a second chance will be campaigning for Plax's reinstatement the moment he steps foot out of prision.


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    Re: Burress agrees to 2 year prison term

    If it was a plea agreement, his attorneys were apparently pretty certain that he'd get more than two years after a trial. Might as well make the deal now, start serving your sentence and get it out of the way.




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    Re: Burress agrees to 2 year prison term

    Wow, if I was Stallworth I'd be thanking my lucky stars.


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    Re: Burress agrees to 2 year prison term

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    What a joke! Shoot yourself on accident in the leg....2 years!

    And yes I know NY law on guns
    It could have killed somebody.



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    Re: Burress agrees to 2 year prison term

    Quote Originally Posted by jcs33 View Post
    I think this is more about NY officials setting an example than justifying what happened, too strict of penalty in my opinion.
    Quote Originally Posted by alarson83 View Post
    Definitely a bit harsh.
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    I dont like the Giants or Plax, but this is ridiculous.
    Quote Originally Posted by clonerules View Post
    WOW!! Seems really harsh!

    So I guess that you are better off drunk driving and killing someone than shooting yourself in the leg? Seems a bit ridiculous
    I see that the "raw deal" crew is here in full effect.

    Maybe people should try and not break laws instead of depending on our screwed up justice system to let them off the hook.



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    Re: Burress agrees to 2 year prison term

    Quote Originally Posted by superdorf View Post
    I see that the "raw deal" crew is here in full effect.
    We're Iowa State fans. We are the "raw deal" crew.




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    Re: Burress agrees to 2 year prison term

    there a way more people on this board that have gotten away with driving over 0.08 and just happened to not kill somebody than would carry a gun in NY which is widely known to be completely anti-gun.

    Just don't be hypocrites, if you've ever driven after more than 1 drink - you're lucky to not be stallworth.



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