Among the stupi…

Among the stupidest of the arguments I’ve heard regarding the saga of Zimmerman and Saint Skittles is the contention by jfsfrnd and others that Zimmerman gave up his right to self defense merely by leaving the safety of his vehicle. An apt analogy can be drawn this story from the Orlando Sentinel, wherein a homeowner legally shot an intruder who had entered the home when the homeowner opened the door while telling him to leave. Zimmerman’s response to Trayvon’s attack, once it occurred, was not made less justified by the fact that Zimmerman could have done things to avoid the attack.


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