Comment: Don't let the facts get in your way...

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Don't let the facts get in your way...

FACT: Zimmerman was a trained and authorized neighborhood watch volunteer doing what he was authorized and trained to do.

FACT: Martin was acting suspicious in a place where thefts had recently been committed

FACT: Zimmerman was not pursuing Martin when Martin came from behind, declared that he was going to give Zimmerman a problem and sucker punched Zimmerman

FACT: Zimmerman did not use his weapon until it was clear to him that Martin wanted to take Zimmerman out

FACT: Zimmerman did not initiate a detention of Martin under threat of lethal force.

FACT: Zimmerman had called for police assistance and later gave police a full report without a defense attorney present.