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Monday, March 26, 2012

Monday Part II

March 23, 2012 -- Updated 1530 GMT (2330 HKT)
LZ Granderson says the way police have mishandled the Trayvon Martin killing shows less interest in learning the truth and more in covering up. . . . .
Bill Berkowitz / Huffington

Nobody gets trust--Trust must: needs to be earned. 

How The Right Wing "ALEC" Teamed Up With The NRA To Get Copycat, "Stand Your Ground" Laws In 21 States

The Florida 'stand-your-ground' law "is the template for an American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) 'model bill' that has been pushed in other states."

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There is little doubt that it was George Zimmerman, a 28-year-old self-appointed "neighborhood watch vigilante," who shot and killed the 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last month as he "returned from a trip to 7-11 with an iced tea and a pack of Skittles."
Less known is the relationship between the Florida "stand your ground" law, which may allow the killer of Trayvon Martin to walk free, and a powerful but private, behind-the-scenes organization that has channeled such bills into the legislatures of Florida and other states. . . .To Read More Go To-->
Bill Berkowitz / Huffington
We cannot bring back the dead--No Matter How Innocently they died or how young they were, even in the case of Trayvon Martin--HOWEVER We can--We must keep this Law that spreads the Plaque of Vigilantly Justice from spreading to more states--In Florida; IT MUST BE REPEALED. After all, NO ONE--ONE ONE Has The Right to Be Judge, Jury and Executioner
Where Self-Defense--Provable Self-Defense Is Still a God Given Right. The 'Stand Your Ground' Laws are over and beyond mere Self-Defense and into Vigilantism--which needs and must be OUTLAWED!!!