florida stand your ground law*The Trayvon Martin story has gathered steam all over the country with outrage that has sparked online petitions and planned protests in Miami-Dade, Florida.

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Not only that, the FBI investigation that the Martin family has been pleading for has been granted. But, is all of the nation’s efforts, including those from residents living in the community where Trayvon Martin was killed, enough?

Ed Schultz of MSNBC’s The Ed Show, pointed out on Monday night the many people who have gone scott free because of Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law. This law is the very reason why George Zimmerman has not been arrested yet. The man should have been considered a threat and detained because of his past with the Sanford police department if nothing else.

Schultz mentioned Zimmerman’s past arrest for resisting arrest, but he also mentioned that he assaulted an officer. Not only that, Zimmerman has placed 47 calls to Sanford police department prior to this incident. There are plenty of factors present, without an FBI probe, that any second grader could assess and find suspicious enough to call for an arrest warrant on this fool.

But, the law in place protects jerks like Zimmerman stating: (more…)

trayvon martin & george zimmerman

Trayvon Martin & his killer, George Zimmerman