Different outcome in shooting case

 

Need we even ask “What if ...?” We know that the Sanford police department would not have been walking on eggshells, nor would more than 40 days have elapsed before George Zimmerman was arrested for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, whether he claimed to be standing his ground or not.

Had Zimmerman been black and Martin white — with or without a hoodie, we would be looking at a horse of another color.

JoAnn Lee Frank, Clearwater

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