Skip to comments.Authorities call press conference in shooting of Florida teen
Posted on 03/22/2012 3:37:53 PM PDT by NoLibZone
(Reuters) - The city manager of Sanford, Florida, where a neighborhood watch leader shot and killed an unarmed teen, called a news conference on Thursday amid demands for an arrest in the case and a vote of no confidence for the police chief.
The press conference at Sanford City Hall was called by City Manager Norton Bonaparte Jr., who was expected to discuss developments in the highly charged case.
The killing of Trayvon Martin, 17, an African American, by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, 28, a white Hispanic, has drawn national attention and sparked debate over Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law since Zimmerman has claimed self-defense. Police thus far have declined to arrest him.
On Wednesday, Martin's parents joined hundreds of demonstrators gathered in a New York park to demand an arrest in the shooting death.
At the same time, in Florida, Sanford's city commissioners passed a motion of "no confidence" in Police Chief Bill Lee Jr., who has said the department acted properly in not arresting Zimmerman.
But it's up to Bonaparte, not the commission, to decide whether or not to fire Lee.
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A ‘White hispanic’???
The state of Florida invited the Federal department of justice in to investigate.
The DOJ has had the files since Monday March 19th.
Every knows, based on news articles ands audio that the shooters a killer, right?
Why hasn’t the DOJ arrested or pushed to have arrested G. Zimmerman?
What’s Obama and Holder covering up here?
Something very strange is going on with this case. It’s gaining national attention but very little is actually happening outside of marches and discussions on TV. I think the MSM is deliberately trying to blow this up into a bigger issue.
they are laying more groundwork for a race war after BO loses in November.
Yesterday, Big Media reported the rumor of a racial slur being spoken.
The fact that Hussein/Holder hasn’t spoken up yet makes me think there’s not a real racial issue for them to be able to get away with making.
Obama was quick to comfort Sandra Fluke.
When Obama was informed that a 23 year old, cute, girl, that really enjoys having sex , needed comforting he called within minutes.
When will Obama call Trayvon’s mom?
What exactly is a white Hispanic. You are either one or the other but not both. Maybe they should call him Hispanic American?
I don't think it's in their jurisdiction.
While the Zimmerman white on black killing is covered 24/7 on the MSM with an outpouring of rage and charges of a racial hate crime, where is the concern- where is the rage about the home invasion, torture, beating, rape and murder of the elderly white couple by African Americans in Oklahoma just the other day?
The 90 year old war veteran husband was beaten, his jaw broken, shot in the face with a BB gun and now barely clings to life.
The 85 year old partially blind wife was raped and beaten to death.
Theres a lot more 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 BB gun?
85 wife year old semi blind wife RAPED and BEATEN to death??
Where is the 24/7 MSM coverage
Where is the outrage?
The media wants a race war, they are going to use this case as a way to scare enough people that if they don’t vote for Obama in November there will be riots. Just like in 2008 when James Carville said that there would be riots if Obama did not win, they will do the same thing again in November, whatever it takes to help the Commie win
Nah, because then it’s MINORITY against MINORITY.
They’ll spin the white hispanic as long as they can.
Does this means that the “wise latina” is a white hispanic?
Hate crimes are.
The MSM has shared a audio that gives them ability to arrest and investigate.
Yet the will not.
What is Obama covering up here?
FWIW, and not to back up Big Media, but unlike this case, there isn’t a suspect still out on the street.
What a horrible thing! I did not hear about that story (exactly what you are trying to say!)
A White hispanic???
Well maybe that means a guy who speaks primarily Spanish bud does not look like a carving on a Mayan temple;)
Why hasnt the DOJ arrested or pushed to have arrested G. Zimmerman?
Whats Obama and Holder covering up here?
This is easy - think about it. BO & the DOJ are PREVENTING justice to be served and Zimmerman's arrest. THEY WANT TO GIN UP ANGER AMONGST BLACKS. And who better to fan the fires than Al Sharpton and their willing accomplices in the media? This is being very orchestrated by the racial justice gang.
This event also gins up the gun grabbers who are blaming a legitimate law and guns. Very predictable....
If Obama was to suddenly see the light and become a conservative they would call him a “White African American.”