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  •  with all due respect I think ur mis-reading the (2+ / 0-)
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    greengemini, kyril

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    1) I do not think Zimmerman can legally get off via self-defense under Stand Your Ground law

    2) Thus far, the Sanford Police say "NO ARREST" because THEY believe Zimmerman used self-defense as per Stand Your Ground.

    3) Keywords in Stand Your Ground are:
    "A person who is not engaged in an unlawful activity and who is attacked"

    a) I think Zimmerman WAS engaged in unlawful stalking (activity)  and for THAT reason Stand Your Ground does not apply to him.

    b) I think Trayvon WAS engaged in LAWfull activity and therefore SYG would apply to Trayvon.

    4) According to THIS LAW - Stand Your Ground - if a person (Zimmerman) is found to have used self-defense under SYG then Trayvon's parents will NOT get summary judgment at all.

    Look, I am clearly NOT defending this law - in fact, I am pointing out how fucked up the law is for the victim and the victim's family.

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