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View Diary: The Ongoing Tragedy. It’s as if Trayvon Martin was Killed Twice (23 comments)

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  •  only if there was a threat (2+ / 0-)
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    Neuroptimalian, Victor Ward

    wikipedia

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    In the United States, stand-your-ground law states that a person may justifiably use force in self-defense when there is reasonable belief of an unlawful threat, without an obligation to retreat first.
    I don't think that'd get very far when you were still beating him after he was down on the ground.

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