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  •  Depends what you mean by (5+ / 0-)

    "pursuit and stalk."

    Walking behind someone -- following them -- in a public place, in and of itself, is not considered "provoking" a physical attack.  If you are walking on a sidewalk, and I follow you, that is not justification for you turning around and hitting me.  If the prosecution proves something more -- like Zimmerman threw the first punch, or pulled the gun first -- THAT would be "provoking" the attack.  

    •  Did the media... (1+ / 0-)
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      amsterdam

      Trial of the victim give you a reasonable doubt?

      Either George has some big time COPD or he was running after the victim in the 911 tape...

      Then there was that hard to discern racial slur that was deleted from the tape played by a large news? organization know for being fair and balanced...

      "Do you realize the responsibility I carry?
      I'm the only person standing between Richard Nixon and the White House."
      ~John F. Kennedy~

      -7.5,-5.8

      by Oldestsonofasailor on Wed Mar 06, 2013 at 04:41:30 PM PST

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