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Trayvon Martin parents eager for arrest
Associated Press ^ | April 11, 2012 | SUZANNE GAMBOA

Posted on 04/11/2012 1:39:39 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

WASHINGTON (AP) — The parents of Trayvon Martin say charges against George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting their son would start the healing process, but they won't stop fighting until he's convicted.

Martin's mother, Sybrina Fulton, tells The Associated Press that right now she and Martin's father "can't get past our son being murdered and no one being arrested."

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1 posted on 04/11/2012 1:39:43 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Like hyenas circling the prey?


2 posted on 04/11/2012 1:40:48 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Free ThinkerNY

They want a happy ending to the movie rights his mother has been hustling.


3 posted on 04/11/2012 1:41:57 PM PDT by BipolarBob (Yes I backed over the vampire, But I swear I did not see it in my rearview mirror.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Run Z Run


4 posted on 04/11/2012 1:42:36 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Your son was not “murdered”.
He was killed by the man he was trying to kill.

Big difference.


5 posted on 04/11/2012 1:42:54 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Arrest, hell. “Justice” means a conviction for murder. Period.


6 posted on 04/11/2012 1:43:40 PM PDT by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: BipolarBob

Someon should tell the mother George won’t be charged with murder, but manslaughter.. Big difference...


7 posted on 04/11/2012 1:44:57 PM PDT by scbison
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Trayvon Martin parents eager for arrest

Fine, lock 'em up.

8 posted on 04/11/2012 1:45:18 PM PDT by humblegunner
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9 posted on 04/11/2012 1:46:35 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I think they’ll feel a lot better after a conviction and forfeiture of freedom. If it were my child nothing short of that would suffice.


10 posted on 04/11/2012 1:46:56 PM PDT by Melas (u)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This will be drawn-out process.

State trial, probably with an acquittal, followed by a federal trial.

Composition of the jury will be most important factor in both trials. Facts presented to the courts, not so much.


11 posted on 04/11/2012 1:46:56 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I having nothing but sympathy for this “grieving” mother, but what is she going to do if she finds out he was shot in self defense for attacking Mr. Zimmerman and not, “murdered?”


12 posted on 04/11/2012 1:47:05 PM PDT by sirchtruth (Freedom is not free.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
The DA resisted the urge to arrest Zimmerman because that starts a 175 day clock to bring the case to trial. If you don't have a case, you certainly don't want to start the clock. Do it...and run the clock down. Have Zimmerman object to being denied a speedy trial. Where's the popcorn?
13 posted on 04/11/2012 1:48:50 PM PDT by Myrddin
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Trayvon Martin parents eager for arrest  PAYDAY


*edited for reality

14 posted on 04/11/2012 1:49:08 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Tingles up their legs.


15 posted on 04/11/2012 1:50:04 PM PDT by bgill
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To: scbison

If I understand correctly, now the her lawyers can sue Zimmerman in civil court?

Does Zimmerman have anything worth taking? I suspect his parents do, but would they be liable for what their son did?


16 posted on 04/11/2012 1:50:13 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: tomkat
Trayvon Martin parents eager for arrest PAYDAY

You got it. They need an arrest to sue the HOA.

17 posted on 04/11/2012 1:50:35 PM PDT by JimWayne
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To: Myrddin

175 days eh? Hmmm, almost exactly on top of the election


18 posted on 04/11/2012 1:51:35 PM PDT by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Innocence or guilt doesn’t matter to them, they just want blood.


19 posted on 04/11/2012 1:51:50 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Fine. Someone arrest them. Maybe for not looking for their kid for two or three days after he didn’t show up.


20 posted on 04/11/2012 1:53:31 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Melas

So...Zimmerman should have just laid down and let himself be beat??? to a pulp? or worse?


21 posted on 04/11/2012 1:54:43 PM PDT by goodnesswins (2012..."We mutually pledge our Lives, our Fortunes, and our Sacred Honor")
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To: goodnesswins

dat be justice in da hood, bro..


22 posted on 04/11/2012 2:01:21 PM PDT by brivette
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Man, I hope Zimm is on the run and out of the country. Otherwise he’s going to end up like Jack Ruby.


23 posted on 04/11/2012 2:01:39 PM PDT by wilco200 (11/4/08 - The Day America Jumped the Shark)
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To: FreeAtlanta

“Does Zimmerman have anything worth taking? I suspect his parents do, but would they be liable for what their son did?”

George Zimmerman is over 18 years old so he is legally an adult. Unless his parents claim him as a dependent (doubtful), or they can be shown to be involved in the shooting (doubly doubtful) their assets cannot be attached in a civil suit. George’s wife could lose her assets, assuming a civil judgment against Zimmerman, if they have been commingled in the marriage.

It is doubtful Zimmerman has many assets. if he is sued in a civil case he will be bankrupted defending himself even if he wins. Whether he goes to jail or not, the race industry has decided to ruin him. He’ll likely never be able to get or hold a job in this country even if acquitted on the criminal charges. Plus, if he stays in the US he’ll likely always have to watch his back.


24 posted on 04/11/2012 2:02:03 PM PDT by Soul of the South (When times are tough the tough get going.)
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To: wilco200

oops....

Otherwise he’s going to end up like Oswald to Jack Ruby.


25 posted on 04/11/2012 2:03:03 PM PDT by wilco200 (11/4/08 - The Day America Jumped the Shark)
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To: BipolarBob

The Parents of Tryvon Martin are quickly going to be turned into Ward and June Cleaver by the MSM.


26 posted on 04/11/2012 2:04:08 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: Free ThinkerNY
First, of course, they don't have the facts, and "Murder" is the black community organizers/charlatans/race-baiters planted seed to stir up the inner city parasitic population.

Second, you can rest assured that the Jury (if it even comes to a Trial, which, based on the EVIDENCE, may be a token move to calm down the parasites and Black Panthers) will be an OJ Jury, voting "Guilty" because the blackness of the victim is all that matters to them.

Same reason 95% of the black voters voted for Obama, and will do so again......

Zimmerman will be used as a scapegoat and token offering to avoid having the City of Sanford burned to the ground.

27 posted on 04/11/2012 2:04:59 PM PDT by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: SaraJohnson
Like hyenas circling the prey?

If 0bama were a deviant, he would use all of this Trayvon crap in any way possible to better his chances of reelection in November however we all know that is too far below him to do such a thing.

28 posted on 04/11/2012 2:06:14 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Of course they’re “eager”. I can’t believe the “grieving momma” hasn’t trademarked the name “George Zimmerman” yet.


29 posted on 04/11/2012 2:06:46 PM PDT by Student0165 ("If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun." Barack Hussein Obama)
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To: goodnesswins
So...Zimmerman should have just laid down and let himself be beat??? to a pulp? or worse?

I have asked others this question and I ask you: What crime did Zimmerman observe that caused him to make the decision to pursue Martin?

Zimmerman's vague story about seeing someone "acting suspiciously" is not grounds for accosting a person walking down a street.

But this "acting suspiciously" thing is what set in motion the chain of events that led to a death of an unarmed person

All this being beaten to a pulp and other hyperbole we see being thrown around is just stuff that happened after the fact of Zimmerman's decision to "pursue"
30 posted on 04/11/2012 2:07:02 PM PDT by Rooivalk
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To: Student0165

Hey George, I live in metro ATL. I would be proud to “harbor” you. Run, George, run!!!!


31 posted on 04/11/2012 2:08:17 PM PDT by Student0165 ("If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun." Barack Hussein Obama)
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To: humblegunner
Fine, lock 'em up.

LOL...good one!

32 posted on 04/11/2012 2:09:02 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio - http://www.istandwithrush.org/)
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To: traditional1
....So...Zimmerman should have just laid down and let himself be beat??? to a pulp? or worse?

If you want to talk evidence then perhaps you can address what evidence of a crime Zimmerman observed that caused him to pursue Martin?
33 posted on 04/11/2012 2:11:46 PM PDT by Rooivalk
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To: sirchtruth
I having nothing but sympathy for this “grieving” mother...

I do too. It all seemed to start out with a mother that just wanted to find out how her child was killed and now that the facts are coming out ("your son was killed as he tried to kill another man") she can't face it, but what mother wants to admit that their son is a common thug? That's the exception, not the rule. Now she's surrounded by grave robbers and I doubt she has any control over her life.

34 posted on 04/11/2012 2:12:05 PM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

These people are going to destroy/lynch an innocent man for the sake politics/political correctness.


35 posted on 04/11/2012 2:14:24 PM PDT by WorkerbeeCitizen (liberalism is the assault on the natural human condition)
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To: Student0165
Hey George, I live in metro ATL. I would be proud to “harbor” you. Run, George, run!!!!
Can you help Zimmerman run from his own conscience?
36 posted on 04/11/2012 2:15:08 PM PDT by Rooivalk
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To: Rooivalk

Ever lived in a neighborhood with an association? We ALL watch out for UNUSUAL stuff....no, we don’t walk around with guns, but we don’t live in Sanford FL either, or where there is high crime. Why would a 17 yr old kid go attack the guy? That’s MY question. Just because he was looking at him? Wondering what he was doing there? There’s MORE to this story, and I think you know that. All the “evidence” is Not out there yet...or ... maybe you think it is.


37 posted on 04/11/2012 2:15:14 PM PDT by goodnesswins (2012..."We mutually pledge our Lives, our Fortunes, and our Sacred Honor")
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To: FreeAtlanta
If I understand correctly, now the her lawyers can sue Zimmerman in civil court?

As I understand it, a civil lawsuit can't begin until charges are filed. If there are no charges then there's no standing for a suit, which could explain the Martin family's anxiety in getting the state to file charges.

38 posted on 04/11/2012 2:15:46 PM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’m sure they are really eager for an ARRE$T.........


39 posted on 04/11/2012 2:17:38 PM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: goodnesswins

Zimmerman should have sat in the damned car like he was asked to do. Had he not gone all Charlie Bronson and ignored sound advice, that kid would have lived to enjoy his skittles and tea. That’s a fact, and there is no disputing it.


40 posted on 04/11/2012 2:20:47 PM PDT by Melas (u)
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To: randog
I think your analysis is spot on! We will see how this all this play out.

From all that I have seen so far it looks as though Zimmerman defended himself, but I am sure I do not have all the facts just as nobody does at this point.

41 posted on 04/11/2012 2:22:32 PM PDT by sirchtruth (Freedom is not free.)
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To: Rooivalk

Can you help Zimmerman run from his own conscience?


Based on what I have read, George has no need of a guilty conscience. Go troll somewhere else.


42 posted on 04/11/2012 2:24:02 PM PDT by Student0165 ("If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun." Barack Hussein Obama)
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To: Myrddin

- OR - they are trying to have the trial in 175 days, which is what, October? Just thinkin’


43 posted on 04/11/2012 2:25:29 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: sirchtruth
We will see how this all this play out.

WITWWIW? That one is too much for even "me" not to correct.

Correction post# 41: We will see how all this will play out.

44 posted on 04/11/2012 2:29:20 PM PDT by sirchtruth (Freedom is not free.)
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To: Melas

You need to do a little more research....if Z had gone “all Charlie Bronson”....he would have chased the little thug down....he was returning to his car and didn’t know where M was (as he stated on the recording with the police)...when he was hit by M....that’s ONE story.....sure, there may be other stories, but before CONVICTING him, you might want see all the facts get out. And, about those “skittles and ice tea”...


45 posted on 04/11/2012 2:30:35 PM PDT by goodnesswins (2012..."We mutually pledge our Lives, our Fortunes, and our Sacred Honor")
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To: goodnesswins
Ever lived in a neighborhood with an association? We ALL watch out for UNUSUAL stuff....no, we don’t walk around with guns, but we don’t live in Sanford FL either, or where there is high crime.

It makes NO DIFFERENCE where you live you need some probable cause to decide to pursue an individual walking down the street. And Zimmerman has never mentioned any evidence of a crime he saw that influenced his decision to pursue Martin

Why would a 17 yr old kid go attack the guy? That’s MY question.

And here is one answer: Zimmerman feeling full of power with that gun in his pocket decides to force Martin to the ground in a felony prone position and the kid decided hell no.

Just because he was looking at him? Wondering what he was doing there? There’s MORE to this story, and I think you know that.

Oh yes there is MUCH more to this story than Zimmerman is telling

All the “evidence” is Not out there yet...or ... maybe you think it is.

Maybe you can agree that Zimmerman is telling the side of the story that makes him look good. He definitely is not telling Martin's version of events. Plus remember: All these supposed eyewitnesses only saw the END of the struggle. What we do know is that Zimmerman made a decision to pursue Martin and that led to the chain of events that left a person lying dead in the streets.
46 posted on 04/11/2012 2:31:25 PM PDT by Rooivalk
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To: EGPWS

If Obammy thought he was winning in this circus he would still be out front of it. Unfortunately, the Klan with a tan (the black panthers, ie. holder’s “people”) showed up and put a price on Zimmerman’s head and spouted out all the diversity hate doctrines againt white hispanics.

The out of the closet black racists served as the turd in the community organizing punch bowl. They gave a new meaning to hooded racist people, demanding a lynching. Then, to Obammy’s dismay, some of the brothas actually did lynch some white guys in the name of his race son, Trayvon.

This has been a disaster for Obammy and “his people.” His campaign stopped selling hoodies.


47 posted on 04/11/2012 2:32:37 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If she “can’t get past” him being “murdered”, then she’ll never get past anything, because there is absolutely no chance he’ll ever be convicted of murder. Manslaughter, or a violation of her son’s civil right to assault people for calling the police when they see him casing their neighborhood is the most they’ll ever get. And a conviction of either of those two would be a miscarriage of justice.


48 posted on 04/11/2012 2:34:13 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: Rooivalk

Rather FULL of yourself, aren’t you...and a great storyteller, too....I’ll wait for all the facts before I convict, thank you.


49 posted on 04/11/2012 2:34:39 PM PDT by goodnesswins (2012..."We mutually pledge our Lives, our Fortunes, and our Sacred Honor")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Let the wheels of justice grind exceedingly fine. Now let him explain to the world his actions in this matter

“....Neighborhood Watch captain George Zimmerman will be charged in the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin, law enforcement sources were reporting Wednesday.

The Washington Post and the Associated Press were among the media outlets reporting the developments, although it was not immediately clear what charges Zimmerman would face. The special prosecutor assigned to the case is expected to hold a news conference in Florida later this afternoon.

Martin’s parents and their attorney are pleading, even begging, for a peaceful reaction as the nation waits to hear whether charges will be filed against Zimmerman, who has admitted shooting and killing Martin — but insists it was only in self-defense....”

From the LA Times


50 posted on 04/11/2012 2:35:56 PM PDT by Rooivalk
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