Since a juror who heard all the facts of the case feels that George Zimmerman “got away with murder,” Florida needs to take effective action to ensure this doesn’t happen again.
Two jurors indicated that the Stand Your Ground law contributed to their inability to return a guilty verdict. It’s time to repeal that law and others like it across the country.
Since Gov. Scott has reaffirmed his support for the law, concerned Floridians will have to lobby their representatives in Tallahassee, including the governor, to demand its repeal.
Helene Dudley, Miami