Re: NOT GUILTY
Posted by **murray** on Jul 14, 2013 at 3:57:09 AM:
In Reply to: Re: NOT GUILTY posted by **No Flies On Frank** on Jul 14, 2013 at 12:05:13 AM:
***Jurors: Zimmerman not guilty of 2nd-degree murder
**So ends the railroad job they tried to pull on him..let's just see if the riots happen.
*I don't think that citizens like George Zimmerman or anyone else should be able to confront people with lethal force and play cop. There is no justification that I can think of that allows private citizens to confront people if they aren't in imminent danger. What's to stop anyone from confronting anyone else and using lethal force if this is allowed? Tonight's ruling simply allows vigilantes to act more easily. It's not the mark of civilized society to let people take the law into their own hands. Florida has a problem with its juries, its laws or both. I don't see how this can't be a bizarre and dumb decision. I don't know how often this happened in the past but some places in our country still have very strange customs and laws.
'Confront' is the key word...The jurors have said they're not convinced it was Zimmerman who was the one confronting.. It's 'Ifs' versus the actual laws ... Some want to stop with "If Zimmerman hadn't done this, etc."... It doesn't appear that he broke any laws by keeping an eye on Martin, whether one considers it a good or bad idea... We wind up back at the question of whether Zimmerman believed his life was in danger at the time he fired the gun... Even if one disagrees with how Zimmerman chose to handle the situation prior to that...
- Re: NOT GUILTY - **BlackMonk** - Jul 14, 2013 at 11:21:26 AM
- Re: NOT GUILTY - **No Flies On Frank** - Jul 14, 2013 at 10:51:13 AM
- Re: NOT GUILTY - **Hippie J** - Jul 14, 2013 at 6:45:58 AM
- Re: NOT GUILTY - **Old Flat Top** - Jul 14, 2013 at 8:35:54 AM
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