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Arrest George Zimmerman

Dr_Zinj Wrote: Apr 06, 2012 9:33 AM
Banning guns won't solve the problem, they're still violent and will use other weapons, or massed attacks, and the victims will be totally defenseless then. Killing them in the act of their assault isn't pretty, but it is necessary, and desireable.

In the whole swirling political/media uproar over Trayvon Martin's shooting, only two things are indisputably clear: A 17-year-old boy is dead, and George Zimmerman shot him.

Nothing we can do can bring Trayvon back. It's clear from all versions of this event that Trayvon did not deserve to die. It is not clear whether his death is a result of murder, manslaughter or what the law calls "justifiable homicide" -- a legal term for an intentional death that is not a criminal act.

The other thing we can know for sure is that this case has exploded in the media in...