Stand Your Ground Law: a Persons Right to Kill

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The Defence of a Stolen Voice
By: Kiara Stefany Stephenson

The Defence of a Stolen Voice
By: Kiara Stefany Stephenson

A boys silence, a mothers cry, and terrable tragity. Trayvon Martin, a seven-teen-year old boy, shot and killed by George Zimmerman. Zimmerman stated that Trayvon attacked him. In this essay i will tell you weather I agree or dissagree with the stand your groung law. I dissaree with the stand your ground law, becaues of the case of trayvon Martin. George Zimmerman says Trayvon Martin attacked him and shot him from self-defence( trayvon was an unarmed man). The Stand Your Ground Law states that if you are attacked or feel like your in danger, you had the right to kill that person.This is like saying if some one almost pushed me off the edge of a clif while running,i have the right to push them off that same clif leaving them dead. Although the stand your ground law help people defend them selves in life thretining situations, it gives a murderer a reason to kill innocent people.On the day trayvon martin died, he was on the phone with his girlfriend. she clames he saw a man following him and started to run. She also says he got away form a man,who turn out to be Zimmerman, but only temporaily Eventruly he stoped running, because he was close to the house he was staying in. when Zimmerman got closer to Trayvon, stated the girlfriend, Travon called out, "Why you following me for?" "I hear this man, like this old man, say, 'What are you doing around here?' " the girl said. The girl said she called out to Martin, asking what was happening, but he didn't answer. The next thing she heard was a bumping sound, followed by what might have been a scuffle. "I could hear it a little bit, 'Get off, get off,' then the phone just hung up," the girl said. This is some evidence that proves Zimmerman is guilty. There is still more evidence that proves that Zimmerman is guilty....
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