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Evolution and the Zimmerman Trial

by Cowboy Bob Sorensen Now, don't get ahead of me and anticipate I'm going to say. And I'm going to assume that many people have heard enough about the Zimmerman trial , so I'm only planning one article. This is not an analysis of the night of the shooting, nor is it going to place blame on evolution for the events of that night. In-depth political ramifications of the trial will be left to others to discuss. Instead, I'm going to make comparisons and contrasts about the way people analyze evidence. In the George Zimmerman trial, like any other, evidence was obtained and examined. Witnesses were interrogated and then they testified. The jury deliberated and, in Zimmerman's case, returned a "not guilty" verdict. In American trials, a guilty verdict is supposed to be rendered " beyond a reasonable doubt "; people do not have to be proved innocent. stock.xchng/creationc I heard and read about George Zimmerman's shooting of Trayv