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With jury selection underway in the George Zimmerman trial, on Tuesday evening Piers Morgan invited Robert Zimmerman Jr. to offer his insights into the significance of this initial step in the case:
"I'm sure the media is going to be very interested in finding out who these jurors are. I'm very concerned their safety could be compromised," shared the defendant's brother. "If George is not convicted of second-degree murder, it wouldn't be the first time that jurors feel pressured to convict him on perhaps manslaughter or involuntary manslaughter because they feel like they have to do something."
Joining Morgan in studio, Tuesday's guest also offered his opinion as to why his brother has gained so much weight recently:
"George put on the weight because of the stress. I mean, he's been completely railroaded," noted Zimmerman Jr. "Everything that he held dear and sacred, the criminal justice system, the truth, the police, for example – that they would do the right thing – was tossed out the window, and he was charged with murder. And I think that's the way he's responding to the stress."
As America continues to wrestle with issues of privacy, security, and the sensitive balance between the two, Tuesday night saw Piers Morgan welcome a trio of newsmakers to offer their perspectives as part of the program's "Breaking The News" segment.
Speaking specifically to the topic of Edward Snowden, the 29-year-old recently revealed to be responsible for leaking details of the National Security Agency's data-mining project, Kevin Madden shared his stance:
"I certainly don't think he's a hero," said the brand new CNN contributor. "It's very clear that he's a lawbreaker. I think the idea of whether or not he's a traitor, I think that goes to the intent of whether or not he was trying to actually harm the country."
Respectfully, Marc Lamont Hill disagreed:
"He is absolutely a hero. He's not a traitor because even by his own admission - I don't think there's anyone who thinks he was trying to destroy the country," noted the "Huff Post Live" host. "He was trying to make America better ... what we know for sure is that the American public has more awareness that we're entering a surveillance state, that the country is surveiling [sic] people in ways that we probably didn't know and probably wouldn't want."
Meanwhile, the third member of the group, Robin Meade, found herself falling somewhere in between her two counterparts:
"I feel comfortable because I'm not involved in activities that I think the government would even be excited about," noted the HLN personality. "However, on the flip side, I just went through a compliance audit with the IRS. While I didn't have anything to hide, it was very uncomfortable."