Posted by | April 16, 2012 19:23 | Filed under: Top Stories

Thanks to the NRA.

Soon, armed with unparalleled legal advantages, Zimmerman [pictured with attorney Mark O’Mara] will get to ask a judge to find the killing was justified, and if that doesn’t work, he’ll get to make the same case to a jury.

The wave of National Rifle Association-backed legislation that began seven years ago in Florida and continues to sweep the country has helped establish stand-your-ground laws.

It has added second, third and even fourth chances for people who have used lethal force to avoid prosecution and conviction, extra opportunities that defendants accused of other crimes don’t get.

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By: Alan

Alan Colmes is the publisher of Liberaland.