Our Latest Takeaways About the #Trayvon Martin Tragedy

So much has been written, so much as been dissected. What we think about one of the Internet's most talked about stories of 2012 (anyone still talking about Kony now?).

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Protection of Persons and Property: Authorizes a person to use force, including deadly force, against an intruder or attacker in a dwelling, residence, or vehicle under certain circumstances; creates a presumption that a reasonable fear of death or great bodily harm exists; creates a presumption that a person acts with the intent to use force or violence; provides that a person is justified in using deadly force under certain circumstances; declares that a person has no duty to retreat and has the right to stand his or her ground and meet force with force in certain circumstances; authorizes a law enforcement agency to investigate the use of deadly force but prohibits the agency from arresting the person unless the agency determines that there is probable cause that the force used was unlawful; provides for the award of attorney's fees, court costs, compensation for loss of income, and other expenses to a defendant in a civil suit who was immune from prosecution for justifiable use of force.

Protection of Persons/Use of Force authorizes person to use force, including deadly force, against intruder or attacker in dwelling, residence, or vehicle under specified circumstances;provides that person is justified in using deadly force under certain circumstances; provides immunity from criminal prosecution or civil action for using deadly force;defines term "criminal prosecution", etc. Creates 776.013,.032; amends 776.012,.031.

  • And yes, America, racism is a part of all this. Wake up. Stop "defending" and "overthinking" and start realizing that unless we don't start looking as to WHY George Zimmerman shot Trayvon Martin to death, we will never heal or unite as a country.
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