Tragedy." That word appears again and again in ______1about the Trayvon Martin shooting in Sanford, Florida He says he acted in self-defense. He says the______2attacked him.
Trayvon Martin was black. The crime watch organizer, George Zimmerman, is white and Hispanic. Many ____3 him of racism. Many more denounced law _____4 officials for not bringing criminal charges.
On Thursday Mr. Zimmerman_____5 before Seminole County Judge Mark Herr.
The judge said there was enough ____6to move forward with the case. A hearing is set for next Friday on the____7 of releasing him from jail on bond.It says people have a right to meet force with force, ___________________________________________8. The Florida legislature passed the law in two thousand five.
Many other states have similar laws. Supporters say ___________________________________________9who are trying to defend themselves. Mr. Zimmerman later told police that he fired(shot Mr. Martin)___________________________________________10on the ground.In fact, she says the best way to fight crime is to just know your neighbors.
Key to the Just What Happened in the Trayvon Martin Shooting
8.to stand their ground and not turn and run
9.these laws can reduce violent crime and protect citizens
10.after the teen struck him and hit his head