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Trayvon Martin Shooting Death Sparks Outrage on Social Media

There are 66308 comments on the Wall Street Journal story from Mar 22, 2012, titled Trayvon Martin Shooting Death Sparks Outrage on Social Media. In it, Wall Street Journal reports that:

Social media has put the spotlight on the story Trayvon Martin , an unarmed African-American teenager who was shot to death last month by a neighborhood watch captain in Florida.

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“JUSTICE DENIED, AGAIN!!!”

Since: Mar 10

Location hidden

#73675 Aug 30, 2013
Defense team responds

7-16-12

A family friend of George Zimmerman told investigators he sexually molested her on and off for nearly a decade, newly released audio tapes in the Trayvon Martin shooting case reveal.

"He would reach under the blankets and try to do things," the woman—identified as Witness 9—told investigators.

Zimmerman's defense team later identified the unnamed woman as his cousin and said they plan to file "reciprocal discovery" in the coming weeks.

"Now that this statement is part of the public record, the defense will vigorously defend Mr. Zimmerman against the allegations," they said on a website dedicated to Zimmerman's defense.

The accuser said the molestation occurred at Zimmerman's parents' house when they were growing up.

"I would try to push him off, but he was bigger, stronger and older," she said during the interview conducted on March 20, less than a month after the Feb. 26 shooting. The woman, who contacted prosecutors after Martin's killing, said she was 6 and Zimmerman was 8 when the alleged molestation began. It continued until she was 16, she said.

Investigators asked the woman why she was coming forward now. "This is the first time in my life that I'm not afraid of him," she replied.

The woman also told state investigators that she anonymously called Sanford police after Martin's death.

"I was afraid that he may have done something because the kid was black," the woman says on the recordings. She said she had no direct knowledge of the shooting death, but wanted police to know Zimmerman had made negative comments about blacks when they were growing up.

As for the molestation allegations, her family would get together with Zimmerman's at least once a year, she said. "Every time that we would go up there, I could just look at him and he would give me a certain look and I would just know it was going to happen when we got together for family gatherings.... He just got this look in his eye like he was going to [molest me]."

The woman said she was not the only victim. "It's not just me that he would do these things to," she told investigators. But the other alleged victim would never come forward, Witness 9 said, declining to give investigators her name: "She said she would deny it either way."

Georgie, she said, would tell her to tell others that they were just lying down or playing hide-n-seek. "Georgie just sucked up to my dad," she said. "He was like the son he never had."

The audio was released on Monday along with dozens of recordings from phone calls Zimmerman made while behind bars in April. Defense attorney Mark O'Mara fought until the last minute to keep the recordings from Witness 9 a secret, but Judge Kenneth Lester Jr. ruled the evidence is public information and ordered them to be made available.

"This irrelevant statement should be withheld from public dissemination because of the substantial risk that public disclosure will lead to widespread hostile publicity which would substantially impair the Defendant's fair trial rights, and would pose a serious threat to the administration of justice," the defense said on its website.

"He was very charming and personable with everybody in the family," the woman said of Zimmerman. "But he was different behind closed doors with me.... He was very intimidating."

She said one of the last incidents occurred when she was 16. Zimmerman, who had graduated from high school and moved to Florida with his family, massaged and kissed her, causing her to run out of the home. The woman said she eventually quit attending family functions if she thought he was going to be there.

"I couldn't take it," she said. "I didn't want to be around him anymore."

She said she eventually told her sister about her encounters with Zimmerman. The sister told their parents.

The alleged victim said she and her parents tried to discuss the abuse with Zimmerman at a Lake Mary, Fla. restaurant in 2005. "He said,'I'm sorry' and just got up and walked out."
nobama

Los Angeles, CA

#73676 Aug 30, 2013
Be Truthful Be Free wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah, clearly you're talking about Captain Zimmermurderer.
That thug who beat up on women, customers and Mexicans, who assaulted cops, who misled the court, who killed a child, yeah, that thug was clearly not raised properly by Father Judge Zimmercoddler.
Yeah, they did try to hide their ill-gotten gains. That would be wifey, sister and the Captain himself.
The Father Judge shouldn't have to pay for the sins of the son....BUT it is he that created and enabled that thug to do whatever he wants to do, to whomever he wants to do it to.
The book is not closed on Captain Zimmermurderer.
Zimm is clear. Case closed. So why do you keep rambling?
spOko

Oakland, CA

#73677 Aug 30, 2013
nobama wrote:
<quoted text>
Zimm is clear. Case closed.
No that it is not, it will haunt him (or worse) for the rest of his miserable life!
Truth

Rome, GA

#73678 Aug 30, 2013
Be Truthful Be Free wrote:
<quoted text>It doesn't matter where the policy was carried out.

It even doesn't matter the results of such a policy.

A violation of the constitution is a violation of the constitution.

I can think of many, many ways to reduce crime. But if it is unconstitutional, it is unconstitutional!
Our current administration loves violating the constitution. I really don't care myself. I prefer them killing each other off myself. Sooner or later they may be extinct. That will be a great thing.
Truth

Rome, GA

#73679 Aug 30, 2013
zazz wrote:
<quoted text>Zimmerman lost nothing. Now he can afford to drive a new vehicle, travel, buy expensive guns instead of cheap ones, wear fat clothes that fit him, etc. The public paid for his defense through donations, it didn't cost him a dime.

He was living on welfare, unemployment, grants, student loans and food stamps. Not so today.
I guess you haven't seen the latest news. He had better guns now. Gun manufacturers have given him free firearms for photo ops. He is living just fine. Soon he will be collecting on his civil suits. He will be wealthy and you will still be waiting at the mailbox at the first of the month.
Truth

Rome, GA

#73680 Aug 30, 2013
Be Truthful Be Free wrote:
<quoted text>Whatever it is you think you know...

Write it on your pinky finger, then stick it up your stinkin butt and sit down!

Your sorrow butt will NEVER be able to educate me. Try as you might. You may be able to educate your fellow racist pals, but certainly and surely not me.

And if you persist in such woeful thinking, I shall tell you what you can do with your other pinky finger.

Try me!
I agree. It's obvious from your ignorant posts it is to late to educate you. You will forever be stuck on stupid.
Truth

Rome, GA

#73681 Aug 30, 2013
EXPERT wrote:
<quoted text>So you believe that should also apply to the assignation of American citizens without representation or affording them a trial of their peers?
That moron couldn't come up with a valid idea to reduce crime if it tried.
Truth

Rome, GA

#73682 Aug 30, 2013
zazz wrote:
You are assuming the lies posted by racists are true. They are not.

Trayvon had a right to defend himself from the man who followed him, got out of his vehicle and chased him down.

The SCRATCHES on Zimmerman's head prove he did NOT hit the concrete. Anyone who has ever kissed concrete knows it's a trip to the ER with a concussion.

Zimmerman deserves to be marked for life. Shellie will dump his ass soon and all he will have is O'Mara.
Hey dimwit. You might want to let the experts that testified know that his wound was not consistent with striking concrete. LOL
Truth

Rome, GA

#73683 Aug 30, 2013
Be Truthful Be Free wrote:
<quoted text>That response was to truth (with a very tiny "t").

It applies to you as well.

You are good for putting words in others mouths or trying to deceive. Truly, I can be educated and have been and continue to be.

It's just that you two nincompoops and your hate-ingrained friends can NEVER educate me on ANYTHING. You got that? Hope it rangs clear in that skull substance of yours.

How many fingers you got?

HA!
You can't teach some morons anything we tried but you failed. Poor trash.
Truth

Rome, GA

#73684 Aug 30, 2013
Be Truthful Be Free wrote:
<quoted text>In the end, it will be Captain Zimmermurderer who will have lost.

His fate has been sealed.

No jury, no court, no gun, no lawyer, no scam fund, no beer, no bragging, no amount of beating on women, no amount of beating on Mexicans, no amount of assaulting customers, no Hannity fundraising tours, no litigation to sue others, no hiding, no security...

Will be able to save the child killer from the sprawling tentacles of Real Justice.

That's a Fact!
Again you have very little facts. Once again you have proved you are a moron. Zimmerman has more guns now then he did when he was attacked by the thug and he got them for free. He got pulled over by the cops just days after the trial and had a weapon in the car. Did you not see the video on the news? There will be civil suits and he will collect and you will not. I know it stings a little since you have been wrong about the case and facts since this started. We are accustomed to you being wrong so we will not rub it in.
AnswersRus

Lander, WY

#73685 Aug 30, 2013
zazz wrote:
Defense team responds
7-16-12
A family friend of George Zimmerman told investigators ...
Yawn.
Nice story. What is it supposed to mean? I mean in the real world, what does it mean?

“JUSTICE DENIED, AGAIN!!!”

Since: Mar 10

Location hidden

#73686 Aug 30, 2013
spOko wrote:
<quoted text>
No that it is not, it will haunt him (or worse) for the rest of his miserable life!
you're assuming he has a conscience, morals, character and a heart. He has none of those things.
xxxrayted

Brook Park, OH

#73696 Aug 31, 2013
zazz wrote:
Defense team responds
7-16-12
A family friend of George Zimmerman told investigators he sexually molested her on and off for nearly a decade, newly released audio tapes in the Trayvon Martin shooting case reveal.
"He would reach under the blankets and try to do things," the woman—identified as Witness 9—told investigators.
Zimmerman's defense team later identified the unnamed woman as his cousin and said they plan to file "reciprocal discovery" in the coming weeks.
"Now that this statement is part of the public record, the defense will vigorously defend Mr. Zimmerman against the allegations," they said on a website dedicated to Zimmerman's defense.
The accuser said the molestation occurred at Zimmerman's parents' house when they were growing up.
"I would try to push him off, but he was bigger, stronger and older," she said during the interview conducted on March 20, less than a month after the Feb. 26 shooting. The woman, who contacted prosecutors after Martin's killing, said she was 6 and Zimmerman was 8 when the alleged molestation began. It continued until she was 16, she said.
Every family has their kooks.
xxxrayted

Brook Park, OH

#73699 Aug 31, 2013
AnswersRus wrote:
<quoted text>
I wonder why they did not change the script a little from when Bush & Co read those same lines a while back.
Democrats have always been hypocrites. I still have the link to the video of DumBama saying that Bush was un-patriotic and irresponsible for running the debt up so high when he was running for the Democrat nomination. Then he turns around and runs up the same amount of debt in less than half the time.

My how quickly Americans forgot that video.
xxxrayted

Brook Park, OH

#73701 Aug 31, 2013
Jit wrote:
Oh, funny how Nancy Pelosi is saying that Syrias use of chemical weapons poses a threat to our national security.
She got a lot of nerve saying that after she slandered George Bush night after night for attacking Saddam Hussein because he killed the Kurds with biological and chemical weapons. And he was getting ready to restart his nuclear program.
Their hypocracy is unbelievable, and so is their contempt for the American people. Pelosi thinks people are so dumb as to forget what happened during the Bush administration.
The sad part is she's probably correct. People do forget what they said about Bush.
Patriot

Puebla, Mexico

#73702 Aug 31, 2013
Heres more from the BLACK savages in America. Oh Im racially profiling again. Yes I am because the son of a bitches are BLACK.
http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2013/08/29/tee...
Not only are the perps evil barbaric scumbags but they always pick their victim too. This poor elderly lady was 82. I hope the law abiding white citizenry takes more examples from George Zimmerman and starts shooting these bastards dead! Strange the Afrikans never assault and kill on equal terms. Id still be smiling had these little bastards tried that with me!
xxxrayted

Brook Park, OH

#73704 Aug 31, 2013
JBH wrote:
<quoted text>
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You are the sickening ass world, as don't know what you are talking about and coming from what basis?
You have the most number of gays on the planet , of more than 48 millions in US.
You are the mother sucker self destructive creed, of doing self-destruction that will destroy yourselves.
You are one other dumb asshole sucker trash from self-destructive US.
How do you know how many gays the US has? Is it a new census question or something?
Patriot

Puebla, Mexico

#73707 Aug 31, 2013
xxxrayted wrote:
<quoted text>
How do you know how many gays the US has? Is it a new census question or something?
I have no idea how many queers and lesbos are in the US. But Im positive its too damn many. And the kook in the WH is promoting the moral degradation of America by promoting their sick agenda. Now hes supporting sex education in kindergarten! Disgusting!
Grandpa Joe

Harrodsburg, KY

#73709 Aug 31, 2013
Patriot wrote:
More evil wild savage feral dogs in action. And all BLACK!
http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2013/08/30/p...
"These new criminals we're seeing, they're bold, they are brazen, and they have a total disregard for life." That is a quote from an elected local official. Sadly that is a description of what is going on through our cities and it very well may spread to our smaller towns. Recent killings by young blacks...an Australian young man, an old man over 80 years old and a baby all by thug culture young blacks. While it is sad for the victims, it is equally sad for the generation of young blacks who are doomed by their culture to die early or spend much of their lives in prison.

Jessie Jackson, Al Sharpton, Ophra Winfrey..where are you? Angry black folk who have been posting on this thread...where are you?

We can talk about Trayvon Martin until the cows come home, but that is not going to help the kids drowning in the thug culture and it is not going to help the victims. And equally important....as the thug culture continues to grow and as the innocents continue to be raped and killed....non blacks are likely to react by grouping all blacks with the thugs...and racism will rise to new levels.

I say again. If profiling makes you angry, get angry at those who plant the seed of suspicion...the blacks who are criminals. And if you are a black parent, teach your young males that wearing the thug costume just might cause people to profile them. After all, who are likely to be watched more closely...a group of young men with pants falling below their butts or guys wearing "normal" clothes. And don't tell me wearing drooping pants, hoods pulled around the face, baseball caps backwards are a normal black thing.
xxxrayted

Brook Park, OH

#73712 Aug 31, 2013
Patriot wrote:
<quoted text>I have no idea how many queers and lesbos are in the US. But Im positive its too damn many. And the kook in the WH is promoting the moral degradation of America by promoting their sick agenda. Now hes supporting sex education in kindergarten! Disgusting!
More reason for Americans to home school.

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