Skip to comments.FBI may charge George Zimmerman with hate crime
Posted on 05/14/2012 6:15:08 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVetEdited on 05/14/2012 6:52:23 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
SANFORD, Fla. WFTV has learned charges against George Zimmerman could be getting more serious.
State prosecutors said Zimmerman, a neighborhood watchman, profiled and stalked 17-year-old Trayvon Martin before killing him, so the FBI is now looking into charging him with a hate crime.
Zimmerman admitted to killing Martin in February during a confrontation. However, he claims the shooting was in self-defense. He's facing a second-degree murder charge, which carries a maximum possible sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole. But if Zimmerman is charged and found guilty of a federal hate crime involving murder, he could face the death penalty.
FBI investigators are actively questioning witnesses in the retreat at the Twin Lakes neighborhood, seeking evidence for a possible federal hate crime charge.
Self Defense While White = The Ultimate Hate Crime
What do I think? I think the Øbozo regime is a hate crime.
He’s “a white/Hispanic”... I’m sure this is going to be a new box to check on the census.
Just what the networks need in the middle of the madness that lies ahead.. DoJ ‘hate-crime’ on a stick
This ought to keep Nancy Grace dancing ‘til New Year at least..
They are making up evidence to fit the outcome they want, a political lynching.
I watched the bail hearing and the detective could not give any “racial” spin to the use of the term “profiled”. When Z’s attorney pressed him on why they used that word, he didn’t know who chose the word and he said they could have used other words instead.
Under the direction of this Just Us Department, the law is not being enforced equally, but is being used only for political advantage, using subjective law, whimsically applied.
Justice is not the issue, here. In fact, the pursuit of Zimmerman has no end other than politics. They do not even care if he is totally exonerated on appeal, only that in the moment, they can make a show of persecuting him.
It is foul and corrupt abuse, and yet another reason to cite Holder for contempt of congress. Were it a Republican senate, he would deserve impeachment and conviction.
The FBI is becoming as corrupt and as despicable as the Department of “Justice” for which they manufacture “crimes” whenever so ordered. And I still remember the time when I held the FBI in high regard.
Since when does the FBI have standing to charge anyone for anything?
How in the hell is it a Federal thing?
I believe he was shot because he was bashing Zimmerman's head into the concrete.
You know what’s really scary? The comments to that article over at the Global Grind. The commentators there have already tried, convicted, and hung George Zimmerman for a hate crime when it was clearly self-defense.
Time to donate some more money to Zimmerman’s defense fund.
This has become a very important case in terms of what the DOJ is doing to George Zimmerman and what it is not doing to the NBPP and NOI. I am warped enough to tie this into the betrayal of Chen in China. Our government is projecting an ideology I cannot tolerate. Taken together with the class warfare, we are in more trouble than France, Spain or Greece right now.
This is not political correctness gone mad. This is being purposefully done to divide Americans and to foment hostilities.
This sounds like the meddling of the Prezy.
Makes me think the state’s case is weak. The Feds can put pressure on to force a deal for lesser charge.
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