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Response to UnrepentantLiberal (Original post)

Thu Mar 22, 2012, 11:07 AM

105. There needs to be an independent investigation and a trial.

 

I think what is going to come out of this is a better definition of when you can stand your ground and defend yourself.

If you go looking for a fight and you find one you can't claim self-defense, even if you didn't start the actual fight.

And that's what it looks like happened with Zimmerman.

He went looking for a fight. We don't know who started the actual physical confrontation, but it doesn't matter. Zimmerman went looking for a confrontation, and he got one. Even if Martin was beating his ass, Zimmerman started the entire chain of events.

And he knew it, or should have known it, as soon as he stepped out of his car.

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