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George Zimmerman to Be Charged With 2nd-Degree Murder in Death of Trayvon Martin, AP Reports
fox news ^ | 4-11-2012 | fox news

Posted on 04/11/2012 2:48:09 PM PDT by OL Hickory

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To: traditional1

If you’re white, you have NO CHANCE of fairness when the Race Pimps get their way.

We NEED a CWII to get back to moral, civil, responsible behavior.

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Civil war invites invasion. We’d get nuked by China Russia NK, and then picked clean.

Remember: They did Tienanmen square to their own students.


61 posted on 04/11/2012 3:49:28 PM PDT by ROTB (FReepmail me if you want to join a team seeking the LORD for a Christian revival now in the USA.)
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To: mass55th
"Since the original DA decided not to charge Zimmerman because there wasn't enough evidence to get a conviction, what evidence has miraculously appeared to justify a 2nd Degree Murder charge?"

The go signal from Obama. Trayvon looked like his son if he had had one.

62 posted on 04/11/2012 3:54:06 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: andyk

And somebody please explain why those lawyers dumped Zimmerman as a client...for talking off the record with Hannity? Huh?


63 posted on 04/11/2012 3:56:50 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: OL Hickory

I volunteer for that hung jury.


64 posted on 04/11/2012 4:14:13 PM PDT by Joe Bfstplk (People should enjoy the fruits of their labor. No labor, no fruit.)
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To: Nervous Tick
If she was trying to get him off, and shift the "blame" to someone else, she'd have taken the case to the Grand Jury, who would have returned a No Bill, and that would be that.

Except for the federal Hate Crime charge that Holder would bring.

65 posted on 04/11/2012 4:21:52 PM PDT by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: longtermmemmory
The prosecutor was cherry picked to ensure charges are brought.

Seems that way. And she's a Republican. According to her campaign website.

http://www.angelacorey.com/re_elect_2012.php

66 posted on 04/11/2012 4:29:16 PM PDT by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: Terry Mross

I bet Bobby Petrino is relived that the nation has something else to talk about!


67 posted on 04/11/2012 4:33:04 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: sirchtruth
Manslaughter is all they could possibly hope for under what evidence I've seen

What evidence would that be?

Every cop in the city should walk off the job. It could just as easily been one of them that shot Martin. They were after all responding to the scene at the time, and if the timing had been a little different...

68 posted on 04/11/2012 4:34:21 PM PDT by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: sirchtruth
Manslaughter is all they could possibly hope for under what evidence I've seen

What evidence would that be?

Every cop in the city should walk off the job. It could just as easily been one of them that shot Martin. They were after all responding to the scene at the time, and if the timing had been a little different...

69 posted on 04/11/2012 4:34:43 PM PDT by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: sirchtruth
Manslaughter is all they could possibly hope for under what evidence I've seen

What evidence would that be?

Every cop in the city should walk off the job. It could just as easily been one of them that shot Martin. They were after all responding to the scene at the time, and if the timing had been a little different...

70 posted on 04/11/2012 4:35:02 PM PDT by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: OL Hickory

http://www.flsenate.gov/Laws/Statutes/2011/782.04

“depraved” state of mind: http://definitions.uslegal.com/d/depravity-of-mind/

Proving involuntary manslaughter would be difficult.
But murder? C’mon. This is going to be a media circus and when he’s
released the Norwegians are going to be looking for free Blu-ray players.


71 posted on 04/11/2012 4:42:32 PM PDT by tumblindice (Our new, happy lives.)
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To: X-spurt
Florida statutes are quite explicit:
776.013 Home protection; use of deadly force; presumption of fear of death or great bodily harm.—...

(3) A person who is not engaged in an unlawful activity and who is attacked in any other place where he or she has a right to be has no duty to retreat and has the right to stand his or her ground and meet force with force, including deadly force if he or she reasonably believes it is necessary to do so to prevent death or great bodily harm to himself or herself or another or to prevent the commission of a forcible felony.

776.032 Immunity from criminal prosecution and civil action for justifiable use of force.

(1) A person who uses force as permitted in s. 776.012, s. 776.013, or s. 776.031 is justified in using such force and is immune from criminal prosecution and civil action for the use of such force, unless the person against whom force was used is a law enforcement officer, as defined in s. 943.10(14), who was acting in the performance of his or her official duties and the officer identified himself or herself in accordance with any applicable law or the person using force knew or reasonably should have known that the person was a law enforcement officer. As used in this subsection, the term “criminal prosecution” includes arresting, detaining in custody, and charging or prosecuting the defendant.


72 posted on 04/11/2012 4:44:52 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. - George Orwell)
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To: OL Hickory

What now? Load the jury with “white hispanics”?

(sorry if I stepped on another’s post)


73 posted on 04/11/2012 4:49:54 PM PDT by Sivad (NorCal Red Turf)
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To: PapaBear3625
PapaBear, I guess you and me and people who think like us are obsolete. See, we believe the law should apply to all, even for a white man caught at self-defense against a black.

I fear that America is gone, and I just realized it today.

74 posted on 04/11/2012 4:53:32 PM PDT by backwoods-engineer (I will vote against ANY presidential candidate who had non-citizen parents.)
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To: Mamzelle

The attorneys claim that Zimmerman repeatedly rebuffed their legal advice, and that they lost contact with him.


75 posted on 04/11/2012 5:01:51 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: OL Hickory; All
Signed letter of information about prosecution here. http://www.sao4th.com/documents/AR-M550N_20120412_053049.pdf
76 posted on 04/11/2012 5:07:12 PM PDT by backwoods-engineer (I will vote against ANY presidential candidate who had non-citizen parents.)
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To: PapaBear3625

Great find! Exactly why this is a PERSECUTION and shows the FL/AG Prosecuter to be either stupid and chicken or sharp as a rat turd, pointed on both ends.

Zim was at the AGs office yesterday (and his 2 lawyers quit). Am betting they worked out a deal to get this whole thing to calm down including holder’s DOJ, by charging and having a delay to Trial with a “wink and nod” understanding they overcharged to make it easier to toss by Trial Judge. On the other hand this could be a ploy to get nobama and the reparations wanters to demand a lynchin instead of waiting on trial.


77 posted on 04/11/2012 5:31:39 PM PDT by X-spurt (Its time for ON YOUR FEET or on your knees)
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To: OL Hickory

The War on Neighborhood Watch has begun.

Question: how many of YOU have walked your neighborhood at midnight?
If you live in a “declining” area, it’s a very lonely and thankless feeling. Please be careful how quickly you weigh in on Zimmerman if you have not worked a watch.


78 posted on 04/11/2012 5:46:45 PM PDT by moodyskeptic (Counter counterculturist)
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To: OL Hickory

Well, at least at trial the evidence will be presented. Of course that won’t change the race-baiter’s minds about Zimmerman’s guilt, but he will get his day in court.


79 posted on 04/11/2012 5:56:12 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: Paladin2

“WAY overcharged.”

Yes, my first thought. Good luck getting a conviction on murder when the guy who got shot was on top beating the snot out of the accused. Not gonna happen. Manslaughter would be a stretch.

Having grown up in Fla and knowing the area down there IMO the prosecutor is doing this to avoid the blacks lighting a bonfire and doing the Watusi for a week or so.

If there was any reason to arrest and charge Zimmerman they would have done it weeks ago.


80 posted on 04/11/2012 6:06:26 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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