As you all have most likely heard back in February a Neighborhood watch leader killed a teenager that was walking through a gated community in Florida. George Zimmerman was a Neighborhood watch leader and under Florida law he was able to carry a concealed weapon. Zimmerman was known by Florida police, he was very involved with is community, and made a total of 46 emergency phone calls to police over the last six years. The majority of Zimmerman’s calls in the recent months have been focused on that of young black men.
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Pearson, M. (2012, March 20). Florida shooting renews debate over 'stand your ground' laws. Retrieved from http://articles.cnn.com/2012-03-20/us/us_florida-teen-shooting-law_1_florida-shooting-deadly-force-shooting-death?_s=PM:US