Skip to comments.Vanity: Martin Family Attorney 'Dog Whistles' Violence Against Bailed Out Zimmerman?
Posted on 04/20/2012 9:11:39 AM PDT by kristinn
Following George Zimmerman's successful bail hearing in Sanford, Fl., today, Trayvon Martin family attorney Benjamin Crump made statements at a courthouse press conference that sounded to me like veiled calls for violence against Zimmerman.
Crump repeatedly spoke about how the Martin family 'could not understand why the state was protecting' Zimmerman and used inflammatory language to describe Zimmerman getting bail. He also compared Zimmerman in a suit at the hearing to Trayvon wearing a suit in his coffin.
Crump is an officer of the court. He knows that defendants are presumed innocent and are afforded every measure to protect them during prosecution.
If I were involved in the case, I'd be moving to sanction Crump.
Scalp wounds are incredibly bloody. One of my sons got hit in the head with a rock and turned up looking like something from a slasher film. Once the paramedic cleaned him up, he had a laceration no more than an inch long that they fixed with a band-aid.
[[Trayvon Martin family attorney Benjamin Crump made statements at a courthouse press conference that sounded to me like veiled calls for violence against Zimmerman.]]
He most definately WAS calling for violence agaisnt george- he was stadnign htere racebaiting, flaming the fire of racial hatred- he was also trying to continue having htis case tried i nthe media- He saiud ‘why is everyoen protecting george zimmerman’? Why? Because in this country, you’re suppsoed to be innocent until proven guilty- however, this racist lawyer apparently htinks that only applies to black people, not ‘white hispanics’ and he pparently feels that if you’re not black, you shoudl not be ‘protected’ by the court-
YES he callign for vuioplence agaisnt george- it was very evident, and hopefully gweorge’s lawtyer will point haqt out durign hte trial- or during pretrial to have htis caswe thrown out of court
Do you have the actual link to this by any chance?
I agree with the content of your post, but wow, that is some of the most cat-like typing I’ve seen in a long time.
My cat just informed me that it resents that remark
Have you fed your cat recently? Mine tapdance on the keyboard when they can see the bottom of their food bowl.
Please take your time when you type and please use the spell check option.
After the hearing, Martin family attorney Benjamin Crump said Martin's parents were "very outraged" at the results of the hearing.
"It was devastating that [Zimmerman] got to give a self-serving apology to help get him a bond," Crump said. "Why is everybody protecting George Zimmerman?"
Here is the Florida Bar listing...
Benjamin L Crump
Member in Good Standing Eligible to practice in Florida
ID Number: - 72583
Address: Parks & Crump L L C
240 N Magnolia Dr
Tallahassee, Florida 323012638
Here is his website listing (they have scrubbed his direct email from the site.)
listen,. I’m a mystery writer, so what fun would it be if UI took all the mystery out of my oposts by using spellcheck?
I can’t find anything about Crump’s post-hearing speech anywhere. It was like ten minutes after the hearing ended; the apology video is everywhere but the only quote from Crump is that Zimmerman’s apology was self-serving.
Right click and click on properties at the bottom and you will get this:
Lil’ Bennie is just following Shystering 101 Fer Dummies.
1. “When facts are on your side, pound on the facts.”
2. “When the law is on your side, pound on the law.”
3. “As a last resort, play the race card”.
Poor, ickle lawyer is running out of cards.
11.48am: Martin family lawyers are going after Zimmerman for his public apology. He waited until the media was watching, they say. Why didn’t he apologize earlier?
The lawyers say the witness stand, where Zimmerman gave his apology, is not a place for grandstanding apologies it’s a place for evidence.
“This family, they were so so torn, so hurt, that they couldn’t even bring themselves to come here and stand, after they learned what they learned here in court,” a family lawyer says. “It has been a tough day.”
Reporter asked: any concerns about the evidence?
Crump says the prosecutor “appropriately held back” on evidence. They’re saving it for trial, he says.
Crump said the real George Zimmerman had “every opportunity to put whatever he thought was important in his heart on that web site.” He didn’t.
11.41am: Benjamin Crump, the lawyer for the Martin family, is appearing outside court. He says the family is “devastated.” He calls Zimmerman’s apology “self-serving.”
“They are devastated, completely devastated, that after nine days from the killer of their son being arrested, they learned today that he will be released. They have to accept the court’s decision. They pray that his freedom is only temporary, because the pain that he has caused this family is going to be permanent.
“Zimmerman makes this self-serving apology in court, 50 days later. The realGeorgeZimmerman web site never once said “I’m sorry.’ Why today?”
“All throughout the hearing, Tracy Martin had tears in his eyes as he watched the killer of his son. It was devastating that he got to give a self-serving apology to help him get a bond. They were outraged.”
“How bad could it have been if they didn’t take him to the hospital, didn’t stitch him up,” attorney Benjamin Crump said.
“The special prosecutor has seen all the evidence and still believes George Zimmerman murdered Trayvon Martin, he added.
Attorney Benjamin Crump said that father Tracy Martin was particularly upset that the defendant, George Zimmerman, was allowed to take the stand and make the statement.
All throughout the hearing, Tracy Martin had tears in his eyes as he watched the killer of his son, Crump said. And it was devastating that he got to give a self-serving apology to help him get a bond. They were outraged about that.
Crump said that the family had declined to meet with Zimmerman before the hearing.
It was very painful, he said.
Partial video of Crump presser here:
Scroll down ... left.
Not cut on something. Not scraped. Busted open. Would like to know just how much pressure must be exerted to cause that type of injury......Expert witnesses waiting in the wing....How much more would be needed to cause permanent damage or death?
It was at ABC news
I did not see his press conference, but if he said this, he is disrespecting the legal process to incite racial hate and violence against Zimmerman and should be punished for it.
They already have blood on their hands with their race incitment and calls to attack whites. They have endangered Zimmerman’s life with a bounty on his head and the Feds do nothing. Dozens of whites have been attacked by Black racists in the name of this race hate game. And the media and police departments tries to hide these cases from the public’s eyes so we don’t really know just how bad it is. Police departments most times refuse to name a black on white hate crime what it is.
He should be sactioned for this klan with a tan race mob “justice” mentality.
The 90 year old war veteran husband was beaten and his jaw broken. He was shot in the face numerous times with a BB gun and sent to the hospital in critical condition.
The 85 year old partially blind wife was RAPED and then BEATEN TO DEATH.
Can you just imagine the pain, the humiliation, the horror that dear old lady experienced being gang raped by that pack of feral animals?
(the autopsy states she was raped. Dont think all of these animals didnt all participate)
And can you imagine the pain, the horror of that dear old husband having to witness this?
Theres a lot more involved here than a home invasion and robbery.
WHERE ARE THE CHARGES OF A RACIAL HATE CRIME??
90 year old husbands jaw broken and shot in face with a BB gun numerous times?
85 wife year old semi blind wife RAPED and BEATEN to death??
Why does it take a foreign press to enlighten America as to this henious crime?
WHERE IS THE NATIONAL OUTRAGE?
Have they caught the rest of the gang of feral blacks who raped, tortured and murdered this elderly woman? Are they even looking? Not a word about it in the media.
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