Phil Fender
Phil Fender

When did this killing become about "Stand your Ground?" Stand you ground is a possible defense as any other. The fact is that the Investigator on site thought Zimmerman's story was bullshit but he was overridden by Superiors. Additionally, proper police procedures were not followed in this shooting. It is the police and prosecutor in Stanford that are at fault here, not the law. This is not an issue for your political ranting! Justice was not served but will be, so I suggest that all the...

When did this killing become about "Stand your Ground?" Stand you ground is a possible defense as any other. The fact is that the Investigator on site thought Zimmerman's story was bullshit but he was overridden by Superiors. Additionally, proper police procedures were not followed in this shooting. It is the police and prosecutor in Stanford that are at fault here, not the law. This is not an issue for your political ranting! Justice was not served but will be, so I suggest that all the "know it all, uninformed pundits" allow the Special Prosecutor to do her job and stop deflecting from the real issue which is not Stand your Ground.

Candy Cox
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  • Phil Fender

good word phil

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  • Phil Fender

You Sir are are more brillant than these tiny flecks of coal!!

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  • Phil Fender

Allan Cunningham we shall celebrate..for the truth has finally come to light!! You win this game..for u have all my monopoly money Lol!! Just kiddin!! Well said sir..shalom! Just real nutty from all the krazys on here tonight!! Love and Light!!

Alex Channon
Alex Channon

I'm not an American citizen but I have to say this law and especially its application in Florida is an affront to mankind. I've never been able to comprehend the American obsession with guns. How many people have to die in the USA before before something is done about the 'wild west ' attitude to carrying weapons.

Lane Lombardia
Lane Lombardia
  • Alex Channon

I take it you have never known a rape victim… You obviously, from your "wild west" remark, know absolutely nothing about American history, including American legal history. While I note that you do not mention what country you are from, precluding a fair observation of criminal misuse of combat tools in your own country.

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  • Alex Channon

have u mr, lombardia..historian??

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  • Alex Channon

Er um i do agree some do seem to have an obsession with guns..owning multiple types,years ect. Sheesh!!

Ken Soderstrom
Ken Soderstrom

Kinda hard to stand your ground on your back having your head slammed onto a sidewalk. SYG is necessary if only to keep liberal, gun-grabbing DAs from further terrorizing crime victims.

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  • Ken Soderstrom

research the subject sir..

Ken Soderstrom
Ken Soderstrom
  • Ken Soderstrom

Research Mike Nifong. Libtard DAs w/an agenda make SYG laws essential.

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  • Ken Soderstrom

You r a Gun Collector also Sir?? Southern Colors??

Stuart Stephen Strickler

There is absolutely nothing wrong with the stand your ground law. Personal protection is a God given right. Leave the law alone!

Robert Bradford
Robert Bradford
  • Stuart Stephen Strickler

There is a great deal wrong witht he law it needs to be made clear... When this law started to protect people that are seemingly guilty without trail that is a problem. I agree that we all have the right to protect ourselves and believe this law will be great if revised.

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  • Stuart Stephen Strickler

Robert Bradford: I'm with u but look out here comes Lane to say we're wrong!!

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  • Stuart Stephen Strickler

SSS!! look on his FB page "GUN LOVERS OF AMERCIA UNITE". How can one "LOVE" a Gun???

Shirley Fashano
Shirley Fashano

"Stand Your Ground" I would like to see everything equal. Why does one ask the color of ones skin? BAD is BAD WRONG is WRONG when we will we all get it straight.
If Zimmerman is wrong in this case than it should be because he is wrong not becasue the color of the skin. If Martin is wrong than it should be because he is wrong not the color of his skin. In fact the 911 operator was the first to ask about the color of skin. Zimmerman had not noticed, all he knew were robbers had in the...

"Stand Your Ground" I would like to see everything equal. Why does one ask the color of ones skin? BAD is BAD WRONG is WRONG when we will we all get it straight.
If Zimmerman is wrong in this case than it should be because he is wrong not becasue the color of the skin. If Martin is wrong than it should be because he is wrong not the color of his skin. In fact the 911 operator was the first to ask about the color of skin. Zimmerman had not noticed, all he knew were robbers had in the past gotten away and he called for help. If we really want to get along and get out of the racism than we need to start looking at the crime and not the color.

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  • Shirley Fashano

Shirley copenhaver; ur living in fantasy land hon!!

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  • Shirley Fashano

What the world needs now is Love Sweet Love..but ignorace breeds racism breeds ignorance..not u jus stating in general....

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  • Shirley Fashano

Listen to what zimmermon uttered to 911 operator about Treyvon!!!

Jackie Cox
Jackie Cox
  • Shirley Fashano

when color becomes a variable then to ignore it is to make an opinion without access to the variables, sort of like obama did when he interfered after the police had evaluated all the evidence and closed the case, obama brought it on, for one reason, misdirection

Jackie Cox
Jackie Cox
  • Shirley Fashano

Jewbaby VP Jewbaby yup you were there, like the police and know all the crime scene evidence, I wonder why you didn't close the case ijke the professionals did ?

Jackie Cox
Jackie Cox
  • Shirley Fashano

untold thousands of south africans die of starvation, its their own fault, they have a mentality problem, blaming everything, and everyone, but where the real fault rests, within their own ranks

Gwen Bornhoft
Gwen Bornhoft

It was never intended for what happened to Treyvon but people take things out of context ususally when they need to so it jsut should not be there...Zimmerman was Neighborhood Watch he broke every rule thatis in place for everyones safety, ie, No weaponms, do not pursue, do not confront, call police, keep as low a profile as you can..I think when this all comes out he will be guilty of something, such a shame two lives and ttwo families are lost for one persone to be a herro....He is what...

It was never intended for what happened to Treyvon but people take things out of context ususally when they need to so it jsut should not be there...Zimmerman was Neighborhood Watch he broke every rule thatis in place for everyones safety, ie, No weaponms, do not pursue, do not confront, call police, keep as low a profile as you can..I think when this all comes out he will be guilty of something, such a shame two lives and ttwo families are lost for one persone to be a herro....He is what he is and no amount of arguing will ever change that, I have bern Neighborhood Watch for a long time and wow have never had to shoot anyone, imagine that!

Roy Rodriguez
Roy Rodriguez
  • Gwen Bornhoft

gwen he was not neighborhood watch at the time, but going shopping

Michael Cosine
Michael Cosine
  • Gwen Bornhoft

Get you facts straight he was not Neighborhood watch when this happened!

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  • Gwen Bornhoft

Gwen Bornhoft: Respect to u,,for ur comment..well said and true..oh so true!!

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  • Gwen Bornhoft

Gwen: ur right sweetie!!

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  • Gwen Bornhoft

Michael Devlin he thought he was a bounty hunter mr.Devlin [:

Lane Lombardia
Lane Lombardia
  • Gwen Bornhoft

Jewbaby VP Jewbaby · please provide evidence for your libelous accusation.

Linda Rizzio De Santis
Linda Rizzio De Santis

This law is intended for innocent people to be able to protect themselves against someone try to hurt them.If you want it repealed this law you never felt threatened and do not know what that fear is like.

Ron Meyers
Ron Meyers
  • Linda Rizzio De Santis

Refine it- maybe. Repeal it- NO! Everyone has the right to defend themselves against anyone intending to do them bodily harm- armed or not. Don't want to get shot- mind your business and respect the right of others to be left alone.

Maureen Masonbrink
Maureen Masonbrink
  • Linda Rizzio De Santis

Ron Meyers Sure, Ron. But while you are minding your own business, etc., follow the instructions given you by an officer of the law while you are on the phone with him or her! DO not become a vigilante and take the law into your own hands...That man may have been a member of the neighborhood watch but he was not a sworn in officer of the law!

Glenn Vincent Stearns
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  • Linda Rizzio De Santis

Maureen Masonbrink Do you know for a fact that is what happened? If so you will be the first, and I would like to know how you know that? There has been no evidence backing the accusations of the media that Zimmerman continued to follow Martin after being told to stand down; in fact one eyewitness account has Zimmerman walking back to his SUV when Martin attacks Zimmerman breaking his nose etc., let's let the courts do their thing and Ron is correct in my opinion, and I am a retired...

Maureen Masonbrink Do you know for a fact that is what happened? If so you will be the first, and I would like to know how you know that? There has been no evidence backing the accusations of the media that Zimmerman continued to follow Martin after being told to stand down; in fact one eyewitness account has Zimmerman walking back to his SUV when Martin attacks Zimmerman breaking his nose etc., let's let the courts do their thing and Ron is correct in my opinion, and I am a retired Federal Officer BTW. If Zimmerman were threatened with his life and feared for his, or even that he may go unconscious and then would be helpless against someone smashing him in the face... We need answers though before we jump to conclusions. The law is good; the application is why we need to watch the police and the judges so that it is applied only when it fits.

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  • Linda Rizzio De Santis

Maureen Masonbrink U r right Maureen.

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  • Linda Rizzio De Santis

Glenn Vincent Stearns What?? You can hear him (Zimmermon} breathing hard as hr chases Treyvon and try's to talk to 911 operator..After being told to retreat..and in another breath calls Treyvon a Dam-- Coo--..go back and listen to the taped calls in high quality..i did!! and i listened to the delight in his voice as he thought of his "catch" ,,Zimmermon is one of the sickest puppies around with obvious emotinal problems ,,including the need desire to b the "Hero" "Deputy Dawg...

Glenn Vincent Stearns What?? You can hear him (Zimmermon} breathing hard as hr chases Treyvon and try's to talk to 911 operator..After being told to retreat..and in another breath calls Treyvon a Dam-- Coo--..go back and listen to the taped calls in high quality..i did!! and i listened to the delight in his voice as he thought of his "catch" ,,Zimmermon is one of the sickest puppies around with obvious emotinal problems ,,including the need desire to b the "Hero" "Deputy Dawg syndrome.".federal Officer (BTW)?? retired i'm sure...at the end of the day he is also a sad excuse for a man..shooting down a teenager..when he could have avoided it if he had listened to police.

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  • Linda Rizzio De Santis

Yes Sue!! What u said!!!

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  • Linda Rizzio De Santis

Glenn Vincent Stearns Listen to the 911 tapes..Listen Intently..and then say what u said!!

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  • Linda Rizzio De Santis

maureen masonbrink: and that dear, is exactly what Zimmermon did!!

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  • Linda Rizzio De Santis

Exactly Maureen Masonbrick!!

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  • Linda Rizzio De Santis

Maureen..well said dear!!

Vanessa Staros-Schaefer

I live in FL, I DO NOT own a gun. I NEVER WILL. Guns are not the answer. It's not civilized! We are not living in 1787 when the Constitution was written, nor are we living in the wild west - but it sure feels that way... more and more each day... Children die playing with guns, deranged adults kill or maim doing senseless foolish acts. I say adjust the Second Amendment. Restrict guns to Police, Military, FBI and the like. - Get them off the streets. But that won't happen 'cause the highly...

I live in FL, I DO NOT own a gun. I NEVER WILL. Guns are not the answer. It's not civilized! We are not living in 1787 when the Constitution was written, nor are we living in the wild west - but it sure feels that way... more and more each day... Children die playing with guns, deranged adults kill or maim doing senseless foolish acts. I say adjust the Second Amendment. Restrict guns to Police, Military, FBI and the like. - Get them off the streets. But that won't happen 'cause the highly funded NRA rules - overshadowing "we the people." How many more innocents have to die? Stupid is as stupid does... "Imagine all the people Living life in peace," "You may say I'm a dreamer - But I'm not the only one - I hope some day you'll join us - And the world will live as one." JL.

Roy Rodriguez
Roy Rodriguez
  • Vanessa Staros-Schaefer

gee vanessa you quote john lennon a drugged out britt. but he had enough $ to get his fix and not have to steal for it ... smart thinking

Gayle Cindy
Gayle Cindy
  • Vanessa Staros-Schaefer

Vanessa you're right we're not living in the wild west.. we're living in an age WORSE than the wild west with the drugs and ganbangers who have no reguards for human life. GUNS DO NOT SHOOT THEM SELVES.. they dont hop off of a shelf and shoot.. And the day they shoot themselves I'll jump on the bandwagon for banning them.. Its usually the GANGBANGERS that are shooting people and killing them.In chicago another little girl asleep on her couch was shot through the house walls ... let me...

Vanessa you're right we're not living in the wild west.. we're living in an age WORSE than the wild west with the drugs and ganbangers who have no reguards for human life. GUNS DO NOT SHOOT THEM SELVES.. they dont hop off of a shelf and shoot.. And the day they shoot themselves I'll jump on the bandwagon for banning them.. Its usually the GANGBANGERS that are shooting people and killing them.In chicago another little girl asleep on her couch was shot through the house walls ... let me guess that gun was outside alone and shot the house. NO it was a SCUMBAG gangbanger that shot that gun. LAW ABIDING Citizens dont go shooting people. People have them in their homes for protection against SCUMBAGS who feel it is their right to break into your house and take things they didnt work for. OR to harm your family. I refuse to be a victim of one or more of these PUNKS. GET A JOB, EARN YOUR OWN money and buy your own things . Its NOT GUN VIOLENCE as the lamestream media loves to word it IT IS GANG VIOLENCE that is the problem. PERIOD.

Gayle Cindy
Gayle Cindy
  • Vanessa Staros-Schaefer

the reason children die from "Playing with guns" Is Irresponible gun owners who do not lock them up.. there are plenty of ways to keep guns out of childrens hands. LOCK THEM UP or have trigger locks on them. again I agree with you STUPID IS AS STUPID DOES.

Teresa Donaldson Peal
Teresa Donaldson Peal
  • Vanessa Staros-Schaefer

Vanessa , if you try & take all the guns from the law abiding citizens , that leaves us helpless , because ur not going to get the guns from the criminals , they don't register their guns , that is a dumb statment if ever I heard one .... wake up & smell the coffee ... a lot more innocent people will die if our guns are taken away & the criminals keep their's ... I for one will never support this & hope it never happens in America . The police will have their guns & the criminals will have...

Vanessa , if you try & take all the guns from the law abiding citizens , that leaves us helpless , because ur not going to get the guns from the criminals , they don't register their guns , that is a dumb statment if ever I heard one .... wake up & smell the coffee ... a lot more innocent people will die if our guns are taken away & the criminals keep their's ... I for one will never support this & hope it never happens in America . The police will have their guns & the criminals will have their's , so tell me what will we have for protection ???? a ball bat ... I think not I can just imagine trying to defend myself aganist an intruder with a gun & I myself armed with a ball bat !!!!!

Michael Cosine
Michael Cosine
  • Vanessa Staros-Schaefer

Gayle Sikorra Well said I agree completely!

Gayle Cindy
Gayle Cindy
  • Vanessa Staros-Schaefer

Michael Cosine Thank you.. I just hate it when people blame "The Gun" And aren't responsible. You hear of children being killed "shooting themselves" or by a " friend" because daddy or mommy left the gun on the dresser or in a drawer and the kids thought it was a "TOY". So to me that is a weak argument on Vanessas part.

Glenn Vincent Stearns
Glenn Vincent Stearns
  • Vanessa Staros-Schaefer

Vanessa, if guns are outlawed then only outlaws would have the guns. People in countries with strict gun laws still have high violent crime rates. By the way, Washington D.C. had the strictest gun laws in the country and comparable with the most docile in the world, yet was the undisputed MURDER capital of the WORLD for decades. They lost that title the day they allowed citizens to carry weapons again. Try to rape a .38; the police are only minutes away when seconds count right? Hope you never meet evil people, like I have.

Glenn Vincent Stearns
Glenn Vincent Stearns
  • Vanessa Staros-Schaefer

Gayle Sikorra Well said! I totally agree.

Bob Washburn
Bob Washburn
  • Vanessa Staros-Schaefer

Vanessa, our founding fathers wanted us to be armed because as a last resort we might have to overthrow a tyranical government, just as they did in 1776. Gun control works. Just ask the Germans, the Russians, the Iraqis, the Chinese etc..... The key to everything is proper punishment for violating laws and teaching the Constitution to each and every citizen so people will know when the laws are being violated, not resticting our freedoms. Read Bastiat's "The Law." One of the crucial points...

Vanessa, our founding fathers wanted us to be armed because as a last resort we might have to overthrow a tyranical government, just as they did in 1776. Gun control works. Just ask the Germans, the Russians, the Iraqis, the Chinese etc..... The key to everything is proper punishment for violating laws and teaching the Constitution to each and every citizen so people will know when the laws are being violated, not resticting our freedoms. Read Bastiat's "The Law." One of the crucial points he makes is that in order to control the people "the poison and the antidote must be made in the same laboratory." Gayle, it's a tragedy when children die from playing with guns. Again it goes to the education and not restriction. All my children were brought up around guns just as I. There was never a curiosity about them. I knew what they were capable of doing, learned about them as tools and how to take care of them as such. A gun lying around was the same as a hammer that is to be used at the proper time and only as such. Parents that don't expose their children to guns from day one and expect them to not be excited about touching or using such a powerful tool are negligent in the upbringing of their children. Lastly, it is a violence issue. When we can curtail the violence and punish the perpetrators rather than coddle them like little babies, the violent deaths will end. People in countries without guns kill by other means. The government wants us to be disarmed for their own benefit period. I'm not a fanatic right-winged wasp. I believe in the Constitution and personal responsibility. I still belive that if our country would unite we could vote in the correct people to make us a strong nation again. Let's excercise these rights while we still have them and quit debating all the small things that break us up.

Joy Johnson
Joy Johnson
  • Vanessa Staros-Schaefer

Vanessa that was so well said. You were very thoughful and insightful especially when it came to your understanding of humanity. Thank you for speaking the truth. We are losing our humanity more and more every day.

Lesia Moore Donalson
Lesia Moore Donalson

Self defense is a basic human right, and an innate instinct. However, it should not be allowed to be a defense for murder, either. Each situation should be investigated and if deemed the person acted outside the stand your ground defense, he or she should b e treated as a murderer. Rework the law!

Angel House
Angel House
  • Lesia Moore Donalson

Lesia, the law Already works Just as you Say. Each situation IS to be investigated, and they Would be treated as a murderer if Found that they acted Outside that law. There is NO NEED to Touch the law or make it Convoluted. Just to Investigate and find the truth, NOT Mob Rule Opnion, Fueled by a Biased and Racist / Divisive president, who is there to Divide us to Control us and to Subjugate us by Taking our Consitutional Rights from us.
Sadly, as said in The Matrix, Some Victims of the Corrupt System will Fight For it.

Audrey Dunham
Audrey Dunham
  • Lesia Moore Donalson

Angel House You adults the only law is the 10 commandments . Do not use the word God bless America. use the word THE 10 COMMANDMENTS WILL BLESS AMERICA

Stephanie Hatfield
Stephanie Hatfield
  • Lesia Moore Donalson

Audrey White RosarioDunham - no only God can bless

Cynthia DeMarcos
Cynthia DeMarcos
  • Lesia Moore Donalson

Stephanie Zdravka: God will Bless America, but only IF we continue to honor ad obey the Ten Commandments. More and more, our country is disobeying the Higher Law, and defiling itself in God's eyes. And all too soon, He WILL withdraw His blessing...and then America truly will fall. Its sad, but that is exactly what is written in the Book of Revelations.

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  • Lesia Moore Donalson

Excellent!! Agree,,Agree..

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  • Lesia Moore Donalson

Audrey White RosarioDunham Please go back to sleep Audrey White??

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  • Lesia Moore Donalson

Oh Lord Please help us All!!! and stop arguing kids or i'll throw u off the bus!!

Lane Lombardia
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  • Lesia Moore Donalson

Jewbaby VP Jewbaby · More ad hominem attacks? Really?

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  • Lesia Moore Donalson

Lesia Moore Donalson, agree with u!!

Jackie Cox
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  • Lesia Moore Donalson

Audrey White RosarioDunham time and intellect, based on spirituality, has created more laws than the ten, just as ethical, to ensure equal rights, justice, the right of self protection against aggression is one. its necessary to have guns the same as criminals to protect us from them, the police cannot be everywhere, all the time

Glenn Vincent Stearns
Glenn Vincent Stearns

The Stand Your Ground Law is to provide for the defense in a situation when you are in fear for your life from a threatening person(s). The interpretation of the law to allow killing someone for stealing your radio or ringing your doorbell is garbage, and needs to be clarified. I am no longer physically able to hold my own with a physical altercation, but I am still a good shot, after 20 plus years in the Army. I didn't stand up for my country to abuse the second amendment rights, nor to...

The Stand Your Ground Law is to provide for the defense in a situation when you are in fear for your life from a threatening person(s). The interpretation of the law to allow killing someone for stealing your radio or ringing your doorbell is garbage, and needs to be clarified. I am no longer physically able to hold my own with a physical altercation, but I am still a good shot, after 20 plus years in the Army. I didn't stand up for my country to abuse the second amendment rights, nor to see them watered down nor taken away because some judge or police failed to use the letter and the spirit of the law. If Zimmerman had his nose broken and was threatened with his life by his assailant, 17 year old "angel" or check out his Facebook Page, he is all thugged out and flipping the bird and gang signing et al. So I don't like the fact Trevon is dead, but we need to have the facts and witnesses come out, the media and all the black groups making a cottage industry out of this case has obscured justice for sure, no matter what the facts might have been. The media have this half hispanic half white young mad guilty until proven innocent, and I for one hate that communistic thought process... I am an American and everyone, especially the folks you don't like have the right to equal justice under the law, due process and if the police found no reason to arrest him then you question the police, fine, but calling for the arrest of someone when you do NOT know the facts is rotten. The Stand Your Ground Law is a good law, and has protected many a Floridian, but needs to be enforced and interpreted with common sense and fairness. If the circumstances did not fit the law, then of course the arrest should have been made. All this "what if the situation were reveresed" crap makes me want to puke! So you are saying a black young man can be all thugged out, threaten a man with his life and break his nose and the "white guy" has to just lay there and take it and hope he doesn't get beaten to death right? Bull crap! Unless the witnesses and/or other "proof" and admissable evidence convicts Zimmerman of something, then the true seeker of justice has to look at BOTH sides, and possiblilities that one or the other or possibly both are responsible to some degree for that tragic death. Glorification of wearing hoodies and being all thugged out is crap too. There you have my 2 cents on this subject. Let's get the facts and stop jumping to conclusions... Al Sharpton was wrong before about Tawanda, remember the hate crime victim with the spray painted swastika on her that claimed rape by multiple white men, and then she finally admitted she staged it herself for attention? Well no doubt the young man is dead, but medical treatment of Zimmerman's nose, coupled with the eyewitness accounts of Trayvon on top of Zimmerman hitting him, and Zimmerman crying out for help, and his back was covered with grass-stains and moisture... all consistent with his story and reasons for the police to believe him, although they DID take him downtown for questioning. By the way, who out there wants to have their doctor diagnose them by watching them walk by on video from about 25 feet away? Is that going to be very accurate? Then stop saying this crap that "gee his nose didn't look broken on the video." Stop being stupid!

Robert Bradford
Robert Bradford
  • Glenn Vincent Stearns

I would first like to say thank you for your service to our country... That was an amazing sacrifice and a choice most Americans will never be brave enough to make. I also agree with you on the fact that the media has painted Zimmerman guilty until proven innocent and that the law should not be repealed but it should provide more clarity into what instances people are covered under the law. However, the fact that you look at this young mans Facebook page and determined that he was a 17 year...

I would first like to say thank you for your service to our country... That was an amazing sacrifice and a choice most Americans will never be brave enough to make. I also agree with you on the fact that the media has painted Zimmerman guilty until proven innocent and that the law should not be repealed but it should provide more clarity into what instances people are covered under the law. However, the fact that you look at this young mans Facebook page and determined that he was a 17 year old thug that has pictures of him putting up gang signs, shows that you are also misled by your own beliefs of what a thug is. In all actuality Trayvon Martin is far from a thug his behavior on Facebook in my eyes shows that of a typical young teenager (black or white). Lets just get down to the meat and potatoes of this Trayvon was a 140 lbs teenager armed with a pack of skittles and an iced tea, George Zimmerman a 200+lbs 28 year old adult male armed with a gun. There could have been an altercation where he is was screaming for help and many say that the voice was Trayvon screaming for help (so I will not touch on this). I will say that just from what has been clear you as a veteran of our great nation can see this is something that should not have happened. Zimmerman if involved in an altercation with Trayvon should have been arrested until all facts of his story was proven. The lead investigator at the time said that Zimmermans story sounded unlikely and false. But just getting back to the apperance are you telling me that you as a United States Army Veteran that you don't see the problem in this equation. Im not claiming Zimmerman to be guilty I think thats a decision for the courts to make but can you honestly believe that this makes any sense.

Bob Mearns
Bob Mearns
  • Glenn Vincent Stearns

Robert Bradford
My thoughts are that I only need one point clarified. IF its true that Treyvon charged and attacked Zimmerman then I think the public needs to reevaluate themselves. On the other hand if Treyvon was shot in the back then Zimmerman has a problem IMHO.

Robert Bradford
Robert Bradford
  • Glenn Vincent Stearns

So the fact that Zimmerman followed and pursued a young man armed with a deadly women even after being ask to stop by police officers has no merit in this case. This type of thinking will allow anyone with a gun the abililty to shoot someone because they can't win a fair fight. So basically he can say oh no im losing this fight time to shoot the unarmed kid.... I havent spent much time online in awhile but I never thought that so many people would have such obscure views... I guess thats...

So the fact that Zimmerman followed and pursued a young man armed with a deadly women even after being ask to stop by police officers has no merit in this case. This type of thinking will allow anyone with a gun the abililty to shoot someone because they can't win a fair fight. So basically he can say oh no im losing this fight time to shoot the unarmed kid.... I havent spent much time online in awhile but I never thought that so many people would have such obscure views... I guess thats another thing that Glenn Vincent Stearns fought for as well.... SMH

Jeff Engelmann
Jeff Engelmann
  • Glenn Vincent Stearns

The press, once again shilling for the sitting president, are unified in their response. The relection strategy is to inflame racial tensions and once again tap into white guilt. They haven't got anything else to run on.

Bob Mearns
Bob Mearns
  • Glenn Vincent Stearns

Robert Bradford ...watch out for being armed "with a deadly woman"...sounds pretty scary?

Karen June Hughes
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  • Glenn Vincent Stearns

Robert Bradford There is absolutely no evidence to support your position. When Zimmerman called 911, he spoke with a dispatcher, not a police officer, who advised him not to follow the suspect to which he replied "OK". That is what was recorded and released to the press. There was no way of Zimmerman knowing if Martin was armed or not. I seriously doubt Martin would have even approached Zimmerman if he knew Zimmerman was armed. The only thing we know now is that it was Martin jumping...

Robert Bradford There is absolutely no evidence to support your position. When Zimmerman called 911, he spoke with a dispatcher, not a police officer, who advised him not to follow the suspect to which he replied "OK". That is what was recorded and released to the press. There was no way of Zimmerman knowing if Martin was armed or not. I seriously doubt Martin would have even approached Zimmerman if he knew Zimmerman was armed. The only thing we know now is that it was Martin jumping Zimmerman, throwing the first punch not the other way around. Let the investigation continue and stop prosecuting the case in the court of public opinion. Americans are innocent until proven guilty not the other way around.

Robert Bradford
Robert Bradford
  • Glenn Vincent Stearns

Karen June Hughes You are absolutely right... its no way of knowing certain things about that case... I can say this one thing if it was I that shoot and killed a young white man. I would most definitely be in jail right now.

Robert Bradford
Robert Bradford
  • Glenn Vincent Stearns

Bob Mearns lol... it is and believe me Bob I also own my very own deadly weapon as well. I know the need to protect myself and I am more than sure we can agree on that.

Robert Bradford
Robert Bradford
  • Glenn Vincent Stearns

Jeff Engelheimercoqteausonmann Really.... smh????

Karen June Hughes
Karen June Hughes
  • Glenn Vincent Stearns

Robert Bradford You really don't know that. Let's stop dealing in conjecture and hyperbole and let the investigation continue unfettered.

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