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View Diary: Zimmerman not guilty, but ALEC sure as hell is (218 comments)

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  •  Is the phrase "repeatedly follows" throwing your (0+ / 0-)

    understanding off? I can see how that would happen. But think of a tiger stalking some prey. Would the tiger have to continue that stalking behavior on multiple occasions before it would be deemed stalking?
    Remember what Dickens had a character say? "...the law is a ass." If laws were easily interpreted and could be clearly understood by the average person, there would be no need for lawyers, as there would be no wiggle room which is a saving grace sometimes.

    •  saving grace (0+ / 0-)

      is what people want.

      you appear to have some problem with the law, and
      if you wish you can modify the law, but it is what it is
      today.

      the stalking statute requires "Repeatedly follows"
      and appears to be of the same person.

      so for GZ to follow TM one time, isn't legally stalking.

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