Ethical Reasons For Jfk Assassination

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How can reason justify an assassination? Despite the rationalization given for assassinating someone, in most cases, there is no logical way to substantiate the act of taking someone’s life. Moreover, there is often no seemingly logical explanation to an assassination, and when there is an explanation, it seems to all go back to the same thing: The assassin opposes the stance of their victim when it involves political, moral, religious, or cultural issues. The 35th President of the United States of America, John F. Kennedy, was with Jackie Kennedy, his wife, in Dallas, Texas on the November 22, 1963, when he was assassinated. The man who shot the president two times was Lee Harvey Oswald; Oswald was also imprisoned for killing a Dallas police…show more content…
The evidence reported by the Warren Commission, the commission appointed by Lyndon B. Johnson to investigate JFK’s assassination, was supposedly dishonest. There are claims there was an extra bullet placed with the evidence to frame Oswald, and that it was physically impossible for one person to have created as much damage as there was to JFK with three shots, where only two hit him. There are other claims that the shots came from different places, with eye-witness accounts claiming differently, and medical and photographs contravening the accounts given by…show more content…
A poll taken by ABC News in 2003 showed around 70% of Americans did not believe Oswald was the shooter because the trajectory did not line up with where he was perched; many people believe it was the CIA, mafia, Soviets, Lyndon B. Johnson, two shooters, or an umbrella man- a theory which has been debunked. A number of people claim there were two shooters; there were witnesses who said they heard a shot come from behind the grassy knoll hill, and Thomas P. O’Neill Jr., contributed to the theories of Warren Commission lying about the evidence, by saying in Man of the House, "I told the FBI what I had heard [two shots from behind the grassy knoll fence], but they said it couldn't have happened that way and that I must have been imagining things. So I testified the way they wanted me to. I just didn't want to stir up any more pain and trouble for the family." Others claim it was the mafia because John Kennedy’s brother, Robert Kennedy, Attorney General at the time, was working with Anti-Castro exile groups and trying to solve the problem of organized crime. There are probably a hundred more theories with seemingly logical reasons as to why John F. Kennedy was killed, all with reasons ranging around political and social

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