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Old 06-13-2019, 06:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Helmut Doork View Post
Stand your ground is invoked where a physical confrontation takes place. Zimmerman roaming the neighborhood looking for crime was stupid, racist, all that, but has zero to do with stand your ground laws.
By the time Zimmerman drew his gun and murdered Martin, he was probably acting within his legal rights.

He should have been charged with "depraved heart homicide" (or whatever the legal rendition of this charge is in Florida). Carrying a gun and stalking, with evil intention, an innocent man is ... inappropriate, whatever the lawyers may say.