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The Final Verdict

How long before another there's another Trayvon to account for in the Sunshine state?

By Diane Roberts  

Image: Werth Media

The verdict was predictable. Under Florida law, a person doesn’t have to be threatened, in order to use deadly force, he or she just has to feel threatened.

The fear need not be rational. Indeed, someone claiming to be frightened can chase another person, shoot him in the back, and claim the protection of the state’s “Stand Your Ground” statute.

We will never know who started the fight between George Zimmerman, the cop-wannabe who took it upon himself to patrol his gated community with…

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