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Letters to the editor for July 17, 2013

Doubtful of ‘reasonable doubt’ 

To the Editor:              

We have seen the results of the George Zimmerman trial. The fact is, without reasonable doubt, that a 16 year-old African American boy was killed by a white adult who was not a law enforcement official; that adult was carrying a deadly weapon while the boy was with, no reasonable doubt, walking innocently home having committed no crime and was carrying no deadly weapon. 

The jury had a difficult decision to make. Do they rely entirely on their contention that the prosecutors did not sufficiently counter any possibility of the technical and legal interpretation of “reasonable doubt” or did they weigh on the more obvious contention that George Zimmerman had some clear premeditation that this African American boy had mischief in his heart. It is that pure American heart, without regard for the color of the skin which encompasses that heart, that will make the final decision on this tragic incident. My own heart is with the American dream and the great American society which allows this to happen. 

My question is, what will America do next? How do we recover from this?  

Jay Bell

Columbia


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