US – Race Politics – Trayvon Martin Case – Majority of Americans think George Zimmerman Should Be Arrested – 27 March 2012

http://www.cnn.com/2012/03/26/justice/florida-teen-shooting-poll/

[M]ost Americans seem to have some kind of equilibrium about all this.  73% of Americans think Zimmerman should be arrested and 76% believe those participating in Neighbourhood Watch should not be armed.

Disconcertingly, a majority of Americans, 55%, still support these horrible “stand your ground” laws. But it’s clear that even if they don’t share my interpretation of how those laws worked to create this event, most Americans get that there was a miscarriage of justice here.

I’m worried that the Right will chip away at that by means of these character attacks on Martin, though.

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One Response to US – Race Politics – Trayvon Martin Case – Majority of Americans think George Zimmerman Should Be Arrested – 27 March 2012

  1. worldleaderpretendblog says:

    I originally posted this as a follow-up comment to the commentary about the “gold teeth” issue, so I had to edit this a bit to make it a stand-alone post here on the blog. The relevant part of the original post does appear verbatim, I just eliminated a “segue” line from the original Facebook post.

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