George Zimmerman was acquitted. Florida’s system for carrying concealed firearms was convicted.
If Mr. Zimmerman merely had owned the 9mm pistol he used to kill Trayvon Martin, the teenager would be an adult and Mr. Zimmerman would be just another resident of the Disney metroplex. But in 2009, he obtained a concealed carry permit. So he legally was armed on Feb. 26, 2012, when from his truck in the Orlando suburb of Sanford he focused on hoodie-wearing Trayvon Martin, ignored a police dispatcher and pursued the unarmed teenager.
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