personally I have not heard any witness that is 100% reliable in this case, what I depend on most is the 911 calls, and so far I believe Z is guilty of manslaughter based on current evidence as I do not believe he intentionally went out to kill Martin, but i do believe it was his actions that led to Martin being killed that night
can one use self defense to justify murder in defending oneself from the one their perusing defending themselves, I do not think so
Last edited by FreshAir; May 26 2012 at 11:33 AM.
belief is what is important, not so much what you believe, for instance, an ordinary sugar pill without belief helps no one, but with belief it can cure your ills and it can be quite the amazing little pill - the magic really comes from within
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Murder in the Second in Florida:
The unlawful killing of a human being, when perpetrated by any act imminently dangerous to another and evincing a depraved mind regardless of human life, although without any premeditated design to effect the death of any particular individual, is murder in the second degree and constitutes a felony of the first degree, punishable by imprisonment for a term of years not exceeding life or as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
That means that the prosecution will have to prove that Zimmerman acted in a dangerous way and was of depraved mind regardless of human life. Sorry, but following someone is not an imminently dangerous act. Asking someone a question is not an imminently dangerous act. Carrying a gun legally is not an imminently dangerous act and that he used his legal weapon while getting beaten is not evidence of a depraved mind regardless of human life.
The gun control crusade today is like the Prohibition crusade 100 years ago. It is a shared zealotry that binds the self-righteous know-it-alls in a warm fellowship of those who see themselves as fighting on the side of the angels against the forces of evil. It is a lofty role that they are not about to give up for anything so mundane as facts-- or even the lives of other people. ~ Thomas Sowell