Feds Should Stay Out of Zimmerman Case

The “not guilty” verdict handed down on Saturday night in the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman murder trial in Florida may not have ended the case that has fascinated the cable news stations and engendered furious discussions about race in America. While the relatively quick decision by the jury seems not to have provoked the widespread and violent civil disturbances that many doomsayers predicted should Zimmerman not be convicted of the murder of Trayvon Martin, it has inspired a second round of political interference in the case from Washington. Just as political pressure from the highest office in the land as well as the threats of the Department of Justice to involve itself in the matter led the State of Florida to overturn the sensible decision of local police and prosecutors not to prosecute Zimmerman, the jury’s decision to reject the charges has prompted another threat of federal intervention.

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