Friday, May 27, 2016
Dallas BBQ Fight lands "Attacker" in Jail
I really don't know how to feel about this.
A New York State Supreme Court jury found Bayna-Lehkiem-El-Amin guilty of attacking Jonathan Snipes and his boyfriend Ethan York-Adams with a chair in Dallas BBQ last year.
I've posted the story then and was concerned with the facts. At the time, it was stated that Bayna-Lehkiem-El-Amin attacked the couple as a hate crime. There were no facts to prove this, just Jonathan's words. Instantly, many gay blogs took his side, even though no evidence supported Jonathan's claims.
Later we learned that Jonathan started the fight with Bayna-Lekheim. Bayna struck back, yes the chair was over doing it, but he was fighting back. But to see that he's going to jail and Jonathan gets nothing for starting the fight is bonkers to me. Because of his drunkenness and stupidity, Jonathan and his man got their asses beat. I'm not condoling violence, but if they would've gone about their business none of this would have happened.
Bayna is now convicted of attempted assault in the first degree, and assault in the second degree. I don't it's fair that Jonathan got nothing.