6. One may not logically purport to be Progressive
And not admit the huge raging problem of racism in our nation. I will forever believe and support the concept of "innocence until proven guilty".
*However* That doesn't mean I'm blind to the fact that Zimmerman got out of his vehicle armed. And interacted with Martin in some way that led to a shooting death.
If you want to argue to me that Zimmerman had a right to get out of his vehicle and put himself there and then, then there is no context that you and I can relate to, in order to achieve a rational and civilized conclusion.
But that doesn't mean our justice system might not find him innocent.
''Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have found out the exact measure of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them, and these will continue till they are resisted with either words or blows, or with both. The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress.''