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Trayvon Martin Shooting Death Sparks Outrage on Social Media

There are 66313 comments on the Wall Street Journal story from Mar 22, 2012, titled Trayvon Martin Shooting Death Sparks Outrage on Social Media. In it, Wall Street Journal reports that:

Social media has put the spotlight on the story Trayvon Martin , an unarmed African-American teenager who was shot to death last month by a neighborhood watch captain in Florida.

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“Facts”

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#50010 Jan 26, 2013
do unto others wrote:
HIO, putting aside the fact that you just changed the subject we were on-voice expert analysis...grass stains, and a beaten face do not prove Zimmerman acted in self defense.
John AKA witness #6, saw the two of them seconds before the fatal shot, and he did not see Martin beating Zimmerman. He did see Martin on top of Zimmerman, but says he could have just been holding him down.
Considering Zimmerman's frame of mind right before the confrontation (telling the dispatcher these a**holes always get away, calling Martin a f'ing punk) and Martin's frame of mind (telling the girl on the phone he was being followed and running away), the more likely scenerio is that Zimmerman tried to restrain Martin (what the ear-witness described as sounding like a push when his earpiece fell out, could very well have been from Zimmerman grabbing Martin's arm), and Martin defended himself.
This thread is about a dead punk and Zim.......

The grass stains and lack of grass stains prove that Zim was on his back and the dead punk never was.

Zims face took more than one blow to it.......

It does not matter what the dead punk was doing on top of Zim.......

All 50 states say that you can shoot any black punk that attacks you, knocks you down and then jumps on top of you......

Even if Zim grabbed the punks arm the punk was a 215 suspect.........If the punk then hit Zim and jumped on top of him it is a legal shooting..........Period...... ..

You can defend yourself
Specially when you are on the ground on your back....

“Facts”

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#50011 Jan 26, 2013
do unto others wrote:
And there is no law that says you can't punch some unidentified creepy guy that has been following, and then grabs you.
But you may die..........LOL

“Facts”

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#50012 Jan 26, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! Already have son.
So tell us, why are you scared to read and comprehend it? Oh wait... you can do neither!
That explains a lot!
Woohoo!
Yes nobody has seen it..........ROTFLMAO

So tell us why you are too scared to post it again????

Tell us why you are too scared to post something that shows Zim broke any law???

“Facts”

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#50013 Jan 26, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! I'm sure son. Put it in a cross and let the fashion show of white robes begin!
You're great as a racist... and a liar my boy!
Thank you
xxxrayted

Brook Park, OH

#50014 Jan 26, 2013
do unto others wrote:
And there is no law that says you can't punch some unidentified creepy guy that has been following, and then grabs you.
There is a slim line between self defense and battery. I learned this when I was studying black belt and my teacher and I had a talk about it. His advice to me is if something terrible happens like I accidentally kill or maim somebody, explain to the police that I was attacked, defended myself to the point of disabling my attacker, and went no further.

If I'm in a bar and somebody gives me trouble, my best chance at not being accused of something is to get out of that heated situation. So I get off the bar stool and announce I'm leaving the business. If the guy giving me trouble decides to stop me from leaving the bar and I punch his lights out, the police will not charge me with anything because I defended myself from an attacker.

Now if the police arrive and I'm beating this guys head into the corner of the bar, I'm going to jail. I went far beyond self-defense. I am going to be charged with a felony. I crossed the line from self-defense to assault and battery.

Zimmerman's injuries are clearly not the result of self-defense. They are clearly the result of assault and battery. This is a case that will be made by defense. Zimmerman was assaulted, could not walk away from the assault and was even pinned down preventing him from defending himself. he didn't know what Martin's intentions were. In desperation, he shot and killed Martin to stop the beating.

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#50015 Jan 26, 2013
xxxrayted wrote:
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There is a slim line between self defense and battery. I learned this when I was studying black belt and my teacher and I had a talk about it. His advice to me is if something terrible happens like I accidentally kill or maim somebody, explain to the police that I was attacked, defended myself to the point of disabling my attacker, and went no further.
If I'm in a bar and somebody gives me trouble, my best chance at not being accused of something is to get out of that heated situation. So I get off the bar stool and announce I'm leaving the business. If the guy giving me trouble decides to stop me from leaving the bar and I punch his lights out, the police will not charge me with anything because I defended myself from an attacker.
Now if the police arrive and I'm beating this guys head into the corner of the bar, I'm going to jail. I went far beyond self-defense. I am going to be charged with a felony. I crossed the line from self-defense to assault and battery.
Zimmerman's injuries are clearly not the result of self-defense. They are clearly the result of assault and battery. This is a case that will be made by defense. Zimmerman was assaulted, could not walk away from the assault and was even pinned down preventing him from defending himself. he didn't know what Martin's intentions were. In desperation, he shot and killed Martin to stop the beating.
100% correct and that is what the jury will here..........

The prosecution would ha e to prove that........

1. Zim was not on his back on the ground

2. The punk was not on top of him

3. The punk did not break Zims nose.

4. The punk did not bash his head.

“JUSTICE DENIED, AGAIN!!!”

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#50016 Jan 26, 2013
Here Is One wrote:
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Agree 100 percent
Moron/liberals don't understand that after shooting a black punk so much adrenalin is running thru your system that a person can make mistakes recalling the event
It is very common in police and the jury will be told that
In you silly, foolish mind Zimmerthugman was a policeman. In reality he was a cop wannabe who couldn't get hired by even a tiny police department because with his temper and his "little man complex" he wasn't qualified. Hell, he couldn't even cut it as a security guard, which you at one point claimed him to be.

He isn't qualified to be a dog catcher. He is a murderer and that will be established in a court of law.

Any adrenaline running through his system was due to his excitement at being able to murder an unarmed black child.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#50017 Jan 26, 2013
Here Is One wrote:
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But you may die..........LOL
lol! And you do LIE, son!

“JUSTICE DENIED, AGAIN!!!”

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#50018 Jan 26, 2013
Here Is One wrote:
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Moron/liberals don't understand the difference in being out in public without a gun when you have racist blacks hunting you compared to the safety of a interview
Zimmerthugman was in the safety of his vehicle. He could have sat in it or driven off. Trayvon wasn't following him, he exited his vehicle in order to chase Trayvon down and murder him.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#50019 Jan 26, 2013
xxxrayted wrote:
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There is a slim line between self defense and battery. I learned this when I was studying black belt and my teacher and I had a talk about it. His advice to me is if something terrible happens like I accidentally kill or maim somebody, explain to the police that I was attacked, defended myself to the point of disabling my attacker, and went no further.
If I'm in a bar and somebody gives me trouble, my best chance at not being accused of something is to get out of that heated situation. So I get off the bar stool and announce I'm leaving the business. If the guy giving me trouble decides to stop me from leaving the bar and I punch his lights out, the police will not charge me with anything because I defended myself from an attacker.
Now if the police arrive and I'm beating this guys head into the corner of the bar, I'm going to jail. I went far beyond self-defense. I am going to be charged with a felony. I crossed the line from self-defense to assault and battery.
Zimmerman's injuries are clearly not the result of self-defense. They are clearly the result of assault and battery. This is a case that will be made by defense. Zimmerman was assaulted, could not walk away from the assault and was even pinned down preventing him from defending himself. he didn't know what Martin's intentions were. In desperation, he shot and killed Martin to stop the beating.
lol! You're simply saying if no one sees you, tell a story.

If someone sees you, you might be screwed.

Appears you and Zimmerman had the same teacher.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#50020 Jan 26, 2013
Here Is One wrote:
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Yes nobody has seen it..........ROTFLMAO
So tell us why you are too scared to post it again????
Tell us why you are too scared to post something that shows Zim broke any law???
lol! Actually, they have son. You just don't open your eyes!

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#50021 Jan 26, 2013
zazz wrote:
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In you silly, foolish mind Zimmerthugman was a policeman. In reality he was a cop wannabe who couldn't get hired by even a tiny police department because with his temper and his "little man complex" he wasn't qualified. Hell, he couldn't even cut it as a security guard, which you at one point claimed him to be.
He isn't qualified to be a dog catcher. He is a murderer and that will be established in a court of law.
Any adrenaline running through his system was due to his excitement at being able to murder an unarmed black child.
No law against shooting blacks that attack you..........LOL

No law against following black 215 suspects......

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#50022 Jan 26, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! And you do LIE, son!
This is how you prove someone a liar troll..........
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But for some reason you cant do it????

tell us why troll???
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Lets all watch the moron Yea claim that the burden of proof is on the defense..........LOL

How stupid must a person be to think this???

Ok.......

You might want to use the restroom before you read this as some have wet their pants from laughing so hard........

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On post # 46912 here http://www.topix.com/forum/us/politics/TKPEED...
The moron yea claimed that the burden of proof falls on the defense even after I had posed a link from a legal law lib ray showing what everyone else knows that the burden of proof falls on the prosecutionÂ…Â…

Here Is One wrote:

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Please post a link that shows that???
Would you like the link again that proves you wrong???
Burden of proof is on the prosecution
http://nationalparalegal.edu/conlawcrimproc_p...

Yea wrote.
lol! Nope. Don't need to son.

That's the defense's job. Even a dumb person would know that!

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#50023 Jan 26, 2013
zazz wrote:
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Zimmerthugman was in the safety of his vehicle. He could have sat in it or driven off. Trayvon wasn't following him, he exited his vehicle in order to chase Trayvon down and murder him.
No law against being a good citizen and following a black 215 suspect........

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#50024 Jan 26, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! Actually, they have son. You just don't open your eyes!
Tell us why you are unable to post this claim here and now????
xxxrayted

Brook Park, OH

#50025 Jan 26, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! You're simply saying if no one sees you, tell a story.
If someone sees you, you might be screwed.
Appears you and Zimmerman had the same teacher.
Then we had a very good teacher, Martin must have had a different one.

Police don't need a story in some cases. The results paint a clear picture of what took place. This is the picture the jury will see.
reasons

Port Saint Lucie, FL

#50026 Jan 26, 2013
mark o'mara will tear this case to shreds. justice will prevail. just the way people dont want martin to be prejudged the same standard shall apply for zimmerman.

“JUSTICE DENIED, AGAIN!!!”

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#50027 Jan 26, 2013
Traybon Algone wrote:
<quoted text>Thug Traybon is shot....neighborhood is safer. Z-man will walk. It the prosecution had anything...this would be over. They are just buying time to help stem the riots after the dismissal. Traybon attacked da wrong cracka. hehehhehehe
The state isn't dragging it's feet. The defense is the team who has made ALL motions for postponement.
reasons

Port Saint Lucie, FL

#50028 Jan 26, 2013
the bottomline is that there is not enough evidence to disprove zimmermans account of what happened.

can anyone on here who supports martin explain what evidence the prosecutor has that will hold up in court .. meaning any evidence that can be proved beyond a reasonable doubt.

the assault and battery is clear as day.

the pictures of zimmermans injuries are rock solid evidence ..
xxxrayted

Brook Park, OH

#50029 Jan 26, 2013
zazz wrote:
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The state isn't dragging it's feet. The defense is the team who has made ALL motions for postponement.
Which is normal as they gather evidence. Recently, defense obtained Martin's school records. For what, we don't know, but apparently they have something they can use.

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