I cannot say I am surprised with the verdict. When you have a ‘Stand your Ground’ law being challenged you are going to have a hard time fighting that in court. In essence the case was not about the brutal death of TM but rather was the law broken, period. It was not according to the jury. Make no mistake about it – an innocent life was killed by a trigger happy wanna be vigilante who had very little regard for this kid. Was racism the real cause of TM death? You sure bet it was. No one will admit it because it is the wrong thing to say America. GZ had very little regard for the youngster and his bigotry dehumanized him and with the confrontation between them the perfect storm was created. TM was denied his humanity, his dignity and his personhood. That is what GZ is guilty of.
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