Skip to comments.Trayvon suspended over marijuana; thousands expected at rally
Posted on 03/26/2012 11:08:56 AM PDT by Zakeet
Miami Gardens teenager Trayvon Martin was suspended from school because he was caught with an empty plastic bag with traces of marijuana in it, the boys family attorney has confirmed.
Trayvon was killed while serving out the suspension in Sanford Florida, where his fathers girlfriend lives. A community watch volunteer who thought he looked drugged out and suspicious called police and later wound up in a fight with him.
The two scuffled and volunteer George Zimmerman shot Trayvon, killing him. He has not been charged.
Tens of thousands of people are expected to converge on Sanford on Monday for an afternoon rally to protest the killing, which occurred one month ago today.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson, Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, the Rev. Al Sharpton and comedian Sinbad are expected to speak at a 5 p.m. special City Commission meeting.
Several busloads of protesters left Miami early Monday to participate.
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A couple things really tick me off about this. First, isn’t it racist to edit the photo to make the boys skin lighter? Second, to all those celebrities and wannabe celebrities.... African Americans don’t own the hoodie so stop acting like every time I see one I think there’s one of you underneath it.
All those charges were dropped. ....on domestic issues both the husband and wife filed charges against each other...the Judge told them to work out their issues basically elswhere and they were dropped. No surprise here, many seem to use the courts to threaten one another over this issue....take a few temper control courses etc.
Who wants to speak I’ll of their child, when they’ve lost them.
I believe that photo of Zimmerman in #49 above is a 2005 mug shot so it looks like he has a record too.
It is time to just move on. This is old. There are no charges and if there are charges politically bullied, this case will be a slam dunk for zimmerman. Why was the hoodie. there? did he jump the gate? Why did he attack Zimmerman and use the concrete curb as a deadly weapon on the back of his head and break bones in his face. Have you heard the recording of the screams of pain coming from Zimmerman ? Have you read that the witness thought he was going to die if he didnt shoot? Zimmerman is not white!! He is hispanic (Peruvian!!)— what are they lying about his being white? Can white people start wearing hoods now? They used to years ago and I thought that was illegal now, Is it illegal for white but ok for Blacks. This deal sucks.
Heres the image page from google of Martin....not one photo of him today with his gold teeth and age related photo....yet all of Zimmerman are his mugshot at 21 years old. He’s almost 30 and not remotely seen as the mugshot now.
Meanwhile, while we discuss this crap from Al Sharpton, Obama is telling Russia he will sell us out on missile defense after the election.
Well for one thing he was the commander of the watchteam there....and his job in the neighborhood was to “watch”. He was doing so while on an errand.
Zimmerman’s carrying was perfectly legal. There’s no evidence he was doing more then finding out what the guy was doing there. Many would have done the same thing when a rash of robberies had been occurring.....and why they determined to have a Watch Group.
Carrying a gun does not mean one is intent on using it....in fact most gun owners I know see that as a very last resort.
Furthermore it was not unitl Zimmermans cries for help brought no relief that the gun became an issue.
Ummm, somebody beating my brains out on a sidewalk and nobody answering my long barrage of screaming for help would certainly "Motivate" most people to defend themselves with whatever means they had....knife, pistol, knitting needle,maze, whatever...out it would come.
Proceeding on foot was perfectly lawful for Zimmerman to do. The "confrontation" you are citing apparently occurred while Zimmerman was walking back to his vehicle, after having abandoned any pursuit (or following) of Martin.
No person needs to consult with any "authority" in order to move freely about his own neighborhood.
Someone just needs to stand there w posters of all the people killed over the last month by the “brothers”. Still wouldn’t get through to them but might to some others.
“Watch does not mean CONFRONT.”
Prove Zimmerman confronted anyone? Actually available evidence indicates Zimmerman left his vehicle in response to Martin running, and lost him.
“And by his own admission Zimmerman left his car and on foot moved to confront.”
Show me where Zimmerman stated his intent was to confront?
CR-RESISTING OFFICER WITH VIOLENCE BATTERY ON LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER 2005-MM-010436-A-O
Zimmerman must not have been convicted of anything because otherwise he would have been barred from having a concealed carry permit.
Yeah, right....the guys yelling bloody murder while his heads getting bashed in ...that's fear for ones life not temper.
Something stinks about this shooting and we need to keep digging until we find the TRUE motivation by Zimmerman for pulling that trigger
You are mistaken. I’m sure you mean you want to find the TRUE motivation that started this sorry mess.
But unless you just woke up, you should know by now “the TRUE motivation by Zimmerman for pulling that trigger”, was a result of Martin being on top of Zimmerman beating the crap out of him while Zimmerman yelled for help.
That my friend is enough TRUE motivation for anyone to shoot.
And our own president is such a racist that he chooses to pour gasoline on the fire instead of trying to calm nerves.
For Zimmerman this was not unusual to ask people why they were in the neighborhood....for that matter inquiry is not confronting someone in the way you’re presenting it.
I confront rather boldly my neighborhood teens when they get fisty... without hesitation. I ceertainly would have no problem with a Commander of a Watchgroup doing so...especially since many robberies were occurring in the neighborhood....and least you forget he phoned it in right away.
You forgot to shut the fridge.
Probably not the gun.
Zimmerman strikes me as a guy heavily dependent on needing the approval of others. He was probably hoping to hear the words, “good job” by the police.
Well what did you expect? There will be no constraints on him then and we'll be all in a world of hurt all around if he gets elected.....we've seen nothing yet.
I have to admit the more he says he's going to do, and I never thought I could say this, if Romney does per chance get the primary I'm considering would Romney disarm our country? You see this changes the equation of weighing the Romney vote if he gets it.
Very serious business Obama is planning....it's one thing to destroy from within..that we can fight...it's another for our President to disarm our nation from without to satisfy his personal political gain on the world stage.
The guy has got to go...no doubt about it..and frankly the same for his wife.
You remarks are both useless and without humor.
What a photo shot! OLOLOLOLOLOL
Since you're going to have a laugh track, that question should be asked of the NFL linebacker (Ray Lewis).
This boy was killed a month ago...and yet it just now hits the airwaves like a terrible racial incident that occured yesterday.
Did they take the time to aling the story? Who knows. We do know this, they are slanting the coverage.
From not talking abput or presenting the eyewitness accounts of the fight:
To even how they portray the people involved.
Trayvon and Zimmer man as shown all over the nation by the MSM:
Trayvon and Zimmerman as they actually look recently:
Yes, there certainly was.
His name is George Zimmerman.
Dave’s not here, man...he’s on FreeRepublic.
(Sorry, couldn’t resist.)
But how far was it to the closest 7-11? Google says 2 miles....that’s quite a hike in the rain if so....
Timing will come into play when this goes to trial...and with all the outsry going on I don’t see how they won’t move this that direction.....it’ll be a good diversion for Obamas failures and keep the public engaged from what he’s doing.
As he once said...”Americans” don’t much care what Washington does....they ARE busy watching football..some more than others.
What if he needed more than candy? Just saying.
Zimmerman is a participant, not an eyewitness.
if Hispanics show up to defend Zimmerman it will be Democrat Race Riot Armageddon
if Hispanics show up to defend Zimmerman it will be Democrat Race Riot Armageddon
Racism, Hatred is alive and well in the Barack Hussein Obama heart, soul and his Obamabots!!! Sad for the Black American Community, Sad for the victims, Sad for our great county. Obama should be impeached, Holder fired, and the Democrat Party thrown out of office for inciting riots, failing to let our justice system work and treason against the state!!! Folks, get with it, Obama is the reincarnation of Adolf Hitler and his racist thugs that murdered ten million innocent people (Six million Jews & four million others). Obama is truly an enemy of the the state, and he is trying his utmost to destroy the USA which he hates with a passion!!! Wake up, Americans, “all”!!!
Thank you so much for posting these current photos of Zimmerman and Martin. Apperances/perception matters..... and the media is doing such a injustice to Zimmerman by posting a mugshot of him at 21 years old when he’s almost 30 now.
Good on you JeffHead...Good on You!!!!
And spread it around...the media certainly isn’t going to do so.
Goebbels could have learned a lot from our media.
Since he’s a football player, he may not have a deep interest in basketball.
Did he not witness the start of the fight with his eye?
I believe he did.
Furthermore, accroding to another poster, someone else witnessed it too, though it’s not confirmed.
But that’s ok, you just keep walking around with your head in your arse, shouldn’t hurt anyone...
It doesn’t matter what I might want them to do, it’s about what they are supposed to do. Standard job description of any security job is to be eyes and ears.
I agree but the family appears to me to be going beyond grief ....I could even understand trying to cover for your son....but this 'Trademark" nonesense tells me there's people working on this behind the scenes to make it a money maker and a show....and the family is agreeing to it.
Next we'll be hearing about a movie...book deals etc.
I hate our media and the public who lets them use them!
I’m so sick of this story
Was he a current football player or was that also 2 or 3 years ago as well ?
Just as ordered it would seem. Nice diversion from the Primary too...as well as Obamas terrible record.
Do I see a cancellation of our Presidential election ahead? Maybe...or people too afraid to go out and vote?
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