3 Unanswered Questions about the Trayvon Martin killing

1.  If George Zimmerman was morally and legally allowed to use a handgun to shoot dead a man who was punching him, why was Trayvon Martin not allowed to use his fists to defend himself from a man following him home in the dark?

2.  In a situation where the locals have the right to have their houses safe from break-ins, and the right to walk home without being confronted by armed strangers, why does the former trump the latter?

3.    I have heard some George Zimmerman supporters assert that Trayvon Martin could have avoided all of this if he had just run away.  How can someone accept that how yet be simultaneously against the notion of `George could have avoided all of this if he had just driven away’?  (Heck, George could have avoided this by just staying in his car.)

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