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originally posted by: jimmyx
oh, you mean like the "bad events" of beating his wife, and then later beating his girlfriend?....because being hated justified that too, I suppose.
It might, if the shooter uses the "stand your ground" defense that George used.
While Zimmerman did not ultimately use the "stand your ground" defense in his case, Sanford police did not arrest him until almost two months after the shooting because of the Florida stand your ground rules that require police to have specific evidence to refute a self defense claim in order to arrest someone claiming self defense.
Zimmerman verdict renews focus on 'stand your ground' laws
A “stand your ground” law states that a person may use deadly force in self-defense without the duty to retreat when faced with a reasonable perceived threat.