Did Zimmerman shoot Martin in self defense?

Created by jimbo102 on Jul 9, 2013

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Get Real

Hendersonville, NC

#233 Jul 15, 2013
Zimmeman killed a child that was doing nothing wrong and has ruined his own life and the lives of his family. Not very smart and its far from over.
No matter what color

Greeneville, TN

#234 Jul 15, 2013
Get Real wrote:
Zimmeman killed a child that was doing nothing wrong and has ruined his own life and the lives of his family. Not very smart and its far from over.
I would agree that Trayvon was doing nothing wrong. That is until he assaulted a man who happened to be armed.
Get Real

Hendersonville, NC

#235 Jul 15, 2013
Zimmerman profiled and stalked him in the dark. Which means he prob started the fight and even if someone does punch you that does not mean you have a right to shoot or kill them.
Get Real

Hendersonville, NC

#236 Jul 15, 2013
And we all know that if Trayvon were white and Zimmerman black.....this whole thing would have gone down conpletely differently.
No matter what color

Greeneville, TN

#237 Jul 15, 2013
Get Real wrote:
Zimmerman profiled and stalked him in the dark. Which means he prob started the fight and even if someone does punch you that does not mean you have a right to shoot or kill them.
You don't convict based on "probably started the fight." You need proof beyond a reasonable doubt. The legal definitions of "stalking" and following somebody one time are not the same. You do "have the right to shoot or kill them" if you fear for your life, as long as you legally have the gun. Read the Florida statutes. You liberals want to convict based on emotion and what you think happened, not on the law and what can be proved.
No matter what color

Greeneville, TN

#238 Jul 15, 2013
Get Real wrote:
And we all know that if Trayvon were white and Zimmerman black.....this whole thing would have gone down conpletely differently.
You are exactly right. We wouldn't have heard about it. Have you ever heard of the Adeirean Carey/Marcus Santiago killing in Pine Mayor Florida in 2009? The black killer was not charged under Florida's Stand Your Ground law. The Hispanic dead man is still dead. Google it. The shooting was considered justified.
Get Real

Hendersonville, NC

#239 Jul 15, 2013
If Zimmerman was under Trayvon when he shot him, why didnt he have blood all over him and Zimmermans abrasions .....i have gotten worse playing with my dog.
No matter what color

Greeneville, TN

#240 Jul 15, 2013
Get Real wrote:
If Zimmerman was under Trayvon when he shot him, why didnt he have blood all over him and Zimmermans abrasions .....i have gotten worse playing with my dog.
Perhaps you should read the police report and autopsy report concerning the lack of blood. Has your dog ever broken your nose and cut the back of your scalp?
Ray M

Greeneville, TN

#241 Jul 15, 2013
Get Real wrote:
And we all know that if Trayvon were white and Zimmerman black.....this whole thing would have gone down conpletely differently.
Zimmerman has the same amount of white blood as Obama. He is half Hispanic. Google the name Joshua Chellew and tell me why the media doesn't cover the brutal beating death of a white man at the hands of 4 young blacks in Mableton Georgia 2 weeks ago tomorrow. Where is the news media on this?
Heeler

Greeneville, TN

#242 Jul 15, 2013
Ray M wrote:
<quoted text>Zimmerman has the same amount of white blood as Obama. He is half Hispanic. Google the name Joshua Chellew and tell me why the media doesn't cover the brutal beating death of a white man at the hands of 4 young blacks in Mableton Georgia 2 weeks ago tomorrow. Where is the news media on this?
Thats your reverse racism going on, dead white man doesnt sell ratings.
Morley Safer

Greeneville, TN

#243 Jul 15, 2013
Get Real wrote:
And we all know that if Trayvon were white and Zimmerman black.....this whole thing would have gone down conpletely differently.
WINNER! If the dead teen was white, and the shooter was black, you would be calling the State of Florida racist for prosecuting the poor black man who was defending himself.
The Quoter

Johnson City, TN

#244 Jul 15, 2013
"While you may be tempted to divert your attention away from what really happened. Here are the only three fact that really matter.

First, a man with a gun chose to pursue an unarmed teenager whod done nothing wrong.

Second, the man with the gun chose to initiate a confrontation with the teenager after he was advised not to.

Third, as a result of the confrontation, the man with the gun shot the teenager to death.

And when you focus on the facts its not the color of his teeth that keep coming back to haunt you. Its the color of his skin."
Harry O

Greeneville, TN

#246 Jul 15, 2013
The Quoter wrote:
"While you may be tempted to divert your attention away from what really happened. Here are the only three fact that really matter.
First, a man with a gun chose to pursue an unarmed teenager whod done nothing wrong.
Second, the man with the gun chose to initiate a confrontation with the teenager after he was advised not to.
Third, as a result of the confrontation, the man with the gun shot the teenager to death.
And when you focus on the facts its not the color of his teeth that keep coming back to haunt you. Its the color of his skin."
Go to sanfordfla.com and find out who was responsible for the death of young Trayvon.
Harry O

Greeneville, TN

#247 Jul 15, 2013
Does anybody know the leading cause of death for young black males, age 15-25?
Just me

Greeneville, TN

#248 Jul 15, 2013
Black people are killing white people everyday. Zimmerman was a Mexican. Even Mexicans have the right to protect themselves. Black people are getting so cocky now that one of them is the prez.

All white people need to carry guns to protect themselves from these crazy killers, no matter what color they are.

Since: Nov 11

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#249 Jul 15, 2013
Harry O wrote:
Does anybody know the leading cause of death for young black males, age 15-25?
Probably other blacks.(and they are doing a good job, I might add)
Harry O

Greeneville, TN

#250 Jul 15, 2013
Mr Christian wrote:
<quoted text>
Probably other blacks.(and they are doing a good job, I might add)
Correct. The leading cause of death for young black males age 15-25 is young black males age 15-25.

“See you in the funny papers...”

Since: Mar 13

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#251 Jul 15, 2013
I just heard that Obama & the Justice Dept. are looking into whether Martin's civil rights were violated by Zimmerman....oh, because we know the Justice Dept. isn't crooked as hell...riiiight!!! What a joke!!!
And, OBAMA...how about the citizens' rights being violated by pretty much everything YOU do...the most recent being your $100 million vacation?!?!?

Since: Jul 12

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#252 Jul 16, 2013
Harry O wrote:
<quoted text>Correct. The leading cause of death for young black males age 15-25 is young black males age 15-25.
Give them all guns and at the rate they are killing each other, mathematically the problem will be solved within a year or so.
And

United States

#253 Jul 16, 2013
And so will all the WHITE pill heads living right here in gvegas.

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