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7 reasons why George Zimmerman will never be free

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George Zimmerman trial is just the beginning

George Zimmerman has been acquitted of second degree murder much to the shock and horror of millions of Americans. Zimmerman, who was a neighborhood watch volunteer shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, an African American teenager in apparent self-defense which started a national debate on racial profiling. However the verdict will not end Zimmerman’s troubles, and it is likely that he will never be free.

Top 7 reasons why Zimmerman will never be free

  • National outrage about his acquittal will put pressure on him and his family
  • He is a symbol of injustice in the eyes of millions and he will be constantly reminded of it
  • His actions will be remembered long after the debate dies down, meaning down the line, he could face challenges in employment and elsewhere
  • People will want to distance themselves from him because there’s a risk of being associated with his actions
  • He will face isolation because he will have this huge weight on his shoulders, an angry nation on his back.
  • He will be a danger to others because communities and individuals outraged by him could spur violence against him in the future.
  • The fight for justice wont end there, and organizations, movements will challenge the court’s rulings and his actions will be constantly reviewed.

 

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