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Who would you agree that -- as judgment Paula Thomas said -- that this was perhaps a case that should never.
Have been brought to trial where the witty.
Anybody is as Rick was getting at whether anybody approves all not all -- Walt.
George Zimmerman did or understands or doesn't understand what he did that night was there ever -- legal -- As for -- you know I was in the prosecution is but one thing I will say is it's obvious that they overcharged in this case it's -- whether it should have been brought it certainly -- -- -- brought.
As he murdered two case should have been brought -- a lesser much lesser.
Homicide charge and -- what difference would it.
Made Lou I hadn't been manslaughter charge for this is -- word manslaughter.
Did the theory -- -- -- manslaughter was pretty much that it wasn't intended homicide without deal well.
But I eight.
A reckless and maybe a reckless charge or a negligent homicide charge some other charge that may have hit the -- statute may be -- brought some sense to the case.
Should have been brought -- -- You know I was in -- -- -- with the prosecutors I think there was a lot of political pressure -- and I think that's why did you bring it.
Some real thoughts on the -- not political pressure that we we talked about that -- -- the president spoke at.
About a month off to the shooting said if I had a son he looked like -- -- we need to get to the bottom of this the Republican -- -- that we -- middle of primary season.
Also said pretty much the same thing it -- if anybody the most outspoken.
Off on criticizing the lack of the rest of the time is Rick Santorum.
So there was a lot of political pressure do you think that was part of what happens if.
No I don't actually right I actually think it is the it was not a succumbing to political pressure.
I think actually -- a reasonable thing I was in favor they're bringing the case to trial I'm a big fan of the sunshine on the comes from a trial.
And when you have the opportunity to examine the facts as they're presented in a courtroom.
It does to really important things one is it's the only mechanism for justice for that individual victim and defendant.
And other thing is that and I just as important in this case.
Is it shows the rest of society how we handle things we -- a great period in the last thirty years.
Where we don't have enough transparency and our government and transparency the decision making transparency.
In the -- prosecution.
Is good for society.
I wonder what they're getting Erika could brilliant what you deserve Molina one -- In bringing this case to the forefront and letting us all see -- those are those who -- who live in Florida and have.
Teenage sons now understand that we must do everything possible to change his stupid law.
This the most ridiculous the most insane the most -- -- I've ever heard of in my entire life it basically says that might dumb seventeen year old and I say that because.
I generally believe all seventeen year old we're done based on the -- -- probably every one of us probably don't we were seventy -- something -- so some some some.
-- is following him in the middle of the night.
And my son pops off as seventeen year old are often do things the guys following him to be brought to -- all about his girlfriend.
After -- sun pops -- the right to kill him.
Had a right to kill him and only design and -- My harmony then and I think they're good -- -- let me read let me read the jury instructions are you ready go -- jury was allowed to consider.
The danger facing George Zimmerman may not need had been actual and in.
Yeah may not.
No words he could have its okay for her.
For Jonathan and I don't know or resentment -- -- coming up behind me.
I thought he was gonna hurt me so -- killed.
If they're current -- to conversation starter.
I agree -- -- the conversation is great it's an opportunity for us to see how does this will really work.
And we see that it doesn't work it needs to be changed and too often was go untested this was a good test of this law unfortunately.
For many they feel was a bad verdict.
But you know I don't blame this jury they've worked really hard there -- strategic decisions that.
Both sides -- in choosing a all female jury in choosing mothers to sit on the jury.
That was a decision they made in the courtroom and now this -- -- spoken and I think we have to give them.
Need to respect -- job of this -- -- -- of this about.
Tough charge that they had to happen because I'm the senate rattle your your thoughts on not -- a good example which -- -- to -- your princess which is one that are very familiar with.
In New York every subject of test what -- the person believe.
And the jury put themselves in the shoes of the shooter in this case and an object to test what -- a reasonable person believe the circumstance.
Florida doesn't have the -- -- test so what did Charlie percentages was and what it -- he perceives it to me.
But there has to be a reality to it there must be reality check to this law.
And you know this is just not the only stand your ground law there are I think two dozen states with some variation stand your -- and Illinois by the way we should all be very pleased.
Just joined the union now fifty out of fifty states allow appealed concealed carry.
Law and fifty out of 5300.
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