By Bob Owens
I covered every single minute of George Zimmerman’s trial when I worked for my former employer.
You know what I learned watching that trial day in, and day out?
I learned that Florida’s “stand your ground” laws had nothing at all to do with Zimmerman’s defense, which was predicated on a classic case of self defense. While Zimmerman didn’t have a duty to retreat under Stand Your Ground, the relevant fact is that he never had the option to retreat because of the nature of the attack.
Let’s make no mistake: drug-abusing, illegal-gun dealing Trayvon Martin was attempting to murder George Zimmerman with his bare hands when Zimmerman—who had been screaming for help from neighbors who refused to get involved—finally drew his gun and fired a single shot to defend his life.
As hidden files and images on his own phone revealed during parts of the trial that the jury wasn’t allowed to see, the real Trayvon Martin was a violent, drug-abusing thug who appeared to get off on hurting people, and was apparently happy to traffic in illicitly-acquired and possibly stolen guns.
An image recovered from Trayvon Martin’s phone, showing one of several handguns he was apparently attempting to sell.
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Source:: Bearing Arms