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10 Reasons Everyone Should Be Furious About Trayvon Martin's Murder

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1. "Suspicious behavior" IS NOT "Just walking around looking about."

forbes.com

George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watchman, called 911 to report Trayvon Martin as a suspicious person. He told the cops Trayvon was "JUST WALKING AROUND LOOKING ABOUT."

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6. George Zimmerman has a violent past yet was still allowed to WALK AROUND FREELY WITH A GUN.

miamiherald.com

Zimmerman had a previous charge in 2005 of battery on a police officer while interfering with the arrest of a friend. His ex-girlfriend had also filed a restraining order on him for domestic abuse. For some reason, he was ALLOWED TO WALK AROUND FREELY WITH A GUN.

8. When the "stand your ground" law was passed, critics said it could encourage racially motivated killings and promote deadly escalations of arguments.

thinkprogress.org

“All this bill will do is sell more guns and possibly turn Florida into the OK Corral,” said Democratic state Rep. Irv Slosberg of Boca Raton in 2005.

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