Comment: The rationale of Zimmerman being the initiator

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The rationale of Zimmerman being the initiator

of this incident is faulty. If I am under the perception that an individual who is walking down the street behind me is following me does that give me the right to attack them and attempt to cause them grievous bodily harm? The only way Zimmerman should have been charged, much less convicted, is if there were no injuries upon himself and there were other marks on Martin besides a 9MM hole. My question is why would a fine upstanding young man, such as Martin is being portrayed as being, be concerned enough to engage in a physical confrontation with a stranger when he could have merely retreated to the safety of his fathers nearby home? Perhaps he saw Zimmerman as the individual responsible for the numerous burglaries which were occurring in the neighborhood.

If not us than who?