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Trayvon Martin: Mom says God will hold George Zimmerman accountable
The Orlando Sentinel ^ | April 16, 2012 | Hal Boedeker

Posted on 04/16/2012 11:15:17 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Trayvon Martin’s mother discusses her faith as a Christian in an interview Tuesday on “Anderson.” The same program features Mark O’Mara, the lawyer for George Zimmerman, who is charged with second-degree murder in Trayvon’s death. O’Mara says he hasn’t discussed the night of the shooting with his client.

“Anderson,” featuring CNN’s Anderson Cooper, airs at 2 p.m. weekdays on WESH-Channel 2. Judge Jeanine Pirro and legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin will discuss the case with Cooper.

Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon’s mom, calls_herself a God-fearing woman who doesn’t hate anyone.

“I think a lot of people would find it hard not to hate somebody who had shot their son,” Anderson Cooper says.

“I’m probably not like most people,” Fulton says. “I have a strong faith in God and I know that he sits high and looks low and that even if the justice system doesn’t hold George Zimmerman accountable for what he’s done, God will.”

Cooper asks if she would be OK with Zimmerman getting bail.

“I am going to let the justice system takes its course and that’s just a regular process so we don’t have any objections to it. That’s just a regular process,” Fulton says.

O’Mara tells Cooper that he hasn’t heard Zimmerman’s version of events.

“We have discussed a few things but again I have a luxury of maintaining ignorance for another week or so,” O’Mara says. “I haven’t seen the information and I just think it’s a better conversation if I have all the information as I begin my conversation with my client.”

Cooper asks: “So when you say you haven’t seen the information you mean the prosecutor has not given you the facts that she has based on their fact finding?”

O’Mara replies: “Correct our rules suggest that I could get discovery beginning 15 days after arraignment....

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TOPICS: Conspiracy; Local News; Politics; Religion
KEYWORDS: florida; georgezimmerman; trayvonmartin; zimmerman
How many shows does Gloria Vanderbilt's little light-lofered boy have over there?
1 posted on 04/16/2012 11:15:36 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well, I agree that Zimmerman is accountable to God. So is Martin. So I Martin’s mom. So am I. We will all stand before God one day.


2 posted on 04/16/2012 11:29:04 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I think Mom (who sent the angelic Trayvon to stay with his biological father after he had been suspended for two weeks for a variety of things) knows or suspects the truth and would actually like to have this all go away. We haven’t heard the coroner’s report or any of the other evidence, but I’ll bet it would all corroborate Zimmerman’s story.

However, Mom knows she’s going to get grilled by the defense lawyer, and I think she’s concerned about this (as I would be, too). Her son was clearly out of control and going from bad to worse, and I don’t think she wants to deal with this.

I’d feel worse for her if she hadn’t run out to try to trademark his name, but since I once saw two people deciding to claim that one of them had slipped on a paper match (back in the day of the old book matches and smoking in public) at a checkout aisle and how much they were going to get from that store....I guess this is normal human nature.


3 posted on 04/16/2012 11:33:00 AM PDT by livius
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I agree with Sybrina. For once.


4 posted on 04/16/2012 11:51:25 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Oh, good. For awhile I thought it was the Black Panthers.


5 posted on 04/16/2012 11:51:44 AM PDT by manic4organic (We won. Get over it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Travon is heard from the grave???


6 posted on 04/16/2012 11:56:49 AM PDT by jonno (Having an opinion is not the same as having the answer...)
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To: MEGoody
“I think a lot of people would find it hard not to hate somebody who had shot their son,” Anderson Cooper says.

Just... damn. The brazenness takes my breath away.

Shakespeare had it wrong. It's not the lawyers first - it's the media.

7 posted on 04/16/2012 12:00:30 PM PDT by Talisker (He who commands, must obey.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Same goes for you, exploit-Trayvon’s death lady.


8 posted on 04/16/2012 12:02:47 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (For every black person murdered by a white, thirty-nine white people are murdered by blacks.)
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To: Talisker

Quick, Mom, go get that phrase copyrighted too so you can make more money off your son’s death.


9 posted on 04/16/2012 12:03:46 PM PDT by No Socialist
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To: livius

How much information about Trayvon ‘sidetracked’ do you think the bench will permit? They’re going to make everything the defense brings up inadmissible.


10 posted on 04/16/2012 12:31:08 PM PDT by arrdon (Never underestimate the stupidity of the American voter.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is the woman who trademarked her dead child’s name not a month after he was killed. Why should I listen to anything this woman has to say?


11 posted on 04/16/2012 12:32:32 PM PDT by navymom1
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Lady, the Lord God will hold us all accountable for our words and deeds and thoughts and actions.


12 posted on 04/16/2012 12:33:02 PM PDT by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (REPEAL OBAMACARE. Nothing else matters.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He’ll pay for them gold teeth!


13 posted on 04/16/2012 12:37:00 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: navymom1

I found myself astounded that this woman could jump in front of the cameras before her son’s body was even cold. Most mothers would be too grief stricken to speak to anyone, let alone the press.


14 posted on 04/16/2012 1:08:35 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: jonno

Travon is heard from the grave???

Trayvon's mother has get a lawyer like John Edwards to transpond thoughts from the grave.

15 posted on 04/16/2012 1:13:22 PM PDT by dancusa (You cannot legislate the poor into prosperity, by legislating the wealth out of prosperity.)
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To: livius
I’d feel worse for her if she hadn’t run out to try to trademark his name..

Actually I feel for her now, she seems to be a class act. Getting that trademark or web name could be keeping the name away from some really bad types.

16 posted on 04/16/2012 3:18:45 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Romney just makes me tired all over.)
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To: Bigg Red

EXACTLY. You are 1000% correct.


17 posted on 04/16/2012 3:33:01 PM PDT by navymom1
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Is O’Mara any good?


18 posted on 04/16/2012 3:48:02 PM PDT by kanawa
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And what would God say about her calling race baiters and copyrighting her son’s name for fun and profit, but mostly profit?


19 posted on 04/16/2012 6:49:43 PM PDT by Jaded (Really? Seriously?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I hate to see this especially of a mother that just lost a son, but she’s starting to become like Cindy Sheehan. The haters are using her to exploit her son’s death for the benefit of the likes of Jesse Jackson and Al “Not a Real Reverend” Sharpton. It’s becoming totally disgusting.


20 posted on 04/16/2012 6:58:47 PM PDT by Harley (Will Rogers never met Harry Reid.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I hate to see this especially of a mother that just lost a son, but she’s starting to become like Cindy Sheehan. The haters are using her to exploit her son’s death for the benefit of the likes of Jesse Jackson and Al “Not a Real Reverend” Sharpton. It’s becoming totally disgusting.


21 posted on 04/16/2012 6:59:16 PM PDT by Harley (Will Rogers never met Harry Reid.)
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To: navymom1
"This is the woman who trademarked her dead child’s name not a month after he was killed. Why should I listen to anything this woman has to say?"

Did it ever occur to you that she might have done so to prevent her son's name being used as a marketing gimmick? Of course, I have no way of knowing if that's the case, but I do know that if I had a son whose name started popping up on hats, t-shirts, bumper stickers, etc., I'd think it prudent to do the same thing. Especially if I wanted to prevent it from becoming a circus act.

22 posted on 04/16/2012 7:08:19 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

God will also hold Trayvon’s parents accountable for the job they did raising their feral thug son.


23 posted on 04/17/2012 10:39:57 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: Joe 6-pack

I’m a mother of two sons. I know how I would react were one of my son’s taken from me. And I would NOT have trademarked his name or any name associated with him under ANY circumstances. How cold. How very cold and calculating. The thought sickens me. I perfer to believe my grief would prevent me from acting in such a calculating manner. Perhaps you and Trayvon’s mother have a different view of life and death.


24 posted on 04/17/2012 12:57:17 PM PDT by navymom1
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To: navymom1
So you wouldn't take any steps at all to prevent others from marketing t-shirts, slogans, bumper stickers, baseball caps, etc. with your dead son's name and likeness?

Gotcha.

25 posted on 04/17/2012 1:10:02 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Joe-6pack,

I don’t care what you think of Trayvon’s mom. Period. You think whatever you want. As a mother, as a woman who has raised two incredible boys to adulthood, I know my heart. I know that I would not commercialize my child’s death. Maybe you have a different world view. Go for it, but by God you have no right to disparage mine! If all you can do is insult, go somewhere else. I’ve said all I have to say on the cold and calculated response of one mother to her murdered son. And that Joe is the real crime here!


26 posted on 04/17/2012 2:39:18 PM PDT by navymom1
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To: navymom1
You may be a mother, a woman who has raised two incredible boys to adulthood, and know your heart. You may know that you would not commercialize your child’s death. None of that however, answers my question or addresses my point:

Would you allow others to commercialize it, or would you take the necessary legal steps to prevent them from doing so?

27 posted on 04/17/2012 2:52:24 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Joe 6-pack

You’re suggesting that not a month after my child’s murder that I’d be able to come out of my grief and make legal decisions. That’s insane, not just for me but for anybody.

Actually, Trayvon’s mother could have eliminated our conversation . All Jackson, Shaprton or her lawyer needed to do was offer the explanation that you did about safeguarding her dead child’s name. I’m stymied as to why this wasn’t and to this day hasn’t been done, especially when thir side is courting public sympathy.

Okay, you get the last word. I hope you treat me with the same degree of respect I’ve shown you. But really I’m done with this conversation. This is too emotional a subject, and I’d much rather focus on what’s happy in the world and get away from hate and all that goes with it.


28 posted on 04/17/2012 3:11:59 PM PDT by navymom1
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To: navymom1
Well, I did pose my first post to you couched in the qualification that I didn't know if this was the case here, but, if I were the relative of somebody who had been killed under contentious circumstances and I saw others trying to use, abuse and exploit my dead relative's identity for their own commercial and political agenda, I would feel compelled to shut it down by any means I could...and if that included trademarking the same, so be it.

Again, I don't know that's the case here, and yes, I agree with you wholeheartedly that if her motives were driven to profit from her son's death, that is truly odious. Since you prefer to focus on what's happy in the world, why is it so hard to (until proven otherwise) extend her the benefit of the doubt, and suppose that her seeking a trademark was to protect her son's memory? If it proves to be otherwise, then I'll be right next to you in despising this lady, but for right now, I would argue that I'm the one wanting to cling to the belief in the best in people, by not ruling out that she sought the trademark with a plausible, honorable intent. Unless you have information that she's actually cashed in, or intends to cash in on her trademark, it's you who are merely assuming the worst.

29 posted on 04/17/2012 3:25:59 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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