Trayvon Martin's Mother to Appear Before Capitol to Demand Repeal of Stand Your Ground Law

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Sabrina Fulton, the mother of slain 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, is joining State Rep. Alan Williams for a news conference in Tallahassee this morning for a call of repeal the "Stand Your Ground" law.

The presser, scheduled to be held at 11:30 a.m., will be held in front of the Senate chambers. 

Martin was fatally shot last February by George Zimmerman, who said he shot him in self-defense. He was subsequently charged with murder. 

Zimmerman's trial is still pending.

Democratic state Sen. Dwight Bullard of Miami is also expected to speak.

The focus will be on new legislation introduced last week that would repeal certain provisions of Stand Your Ground.

Stand Your Ground, which passed in 2005, gives people legal immunity when they use deadly force if they reasonably believe their lives are in danger. Zimmerman, who was a crime-watch volunteer in Sanford, is currently seeking protection under the law.

Williams, who introduced the new legislation -- called HB 4009 -- says that he supports those who protect themselves or their property but that Stand Your Ground has been abused by those like Zimmerman.

Tallahassee Attorney Ben Crump, who represents the Martin family, is also expected to take part in the news conference.



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Skeptical
Skeptical

Moonlighting22, you have the greatest respect from me. Despite being attacked by these two white supremacist fools - smdrpepper and his sidekick unowhooo - you kept your cool and defended your principles.

Of course, the idea that being on the side of a violent druggie is a progressive thing to do, just because he happens to be black, is pure, blatantly racist baloney. Had Trayvon Martin behaved in the despicable way he did, as a blond Norwegian, he would have exposed himself to the same lawful consequences.

Reading messages from anti-racist people like you gives me hope in the future of the human race. High-five to you, bro!

moonlighting11
moonlighting11

The facts of the case show that George Zimmerman did NOTHING illegal. He had (justified) suspicions about the feral felon, drug addict, violent thug responding to the name Trayvon Martin, he called 911, and he was attacked within minutes of the police arriving by the badly educated, wild beast. The victim was in a classical situation of self-defense and put the attacker six feet under, with a single bullet, as anyone should have. Trayvon Martin was no Skittle-carrying little girl, he was a feral wannabe murderer, who was rightfully killed while he was trying to bang the victim’s head to the death.
 
Bottom line: the persecutors will NEVER be able to find an assembly of Florida citizens dumb enough to unanimously condemn an innocent man for having exercised his right to self-defense, in disposing of a sinister thug who is now safely and properly located six feet under.
 
George Zimmerman walks, cashes in on all the morons who slandered him, laughs all the way to the bank. The people responsible for “educating”  Trayvon Martin should hide their heads in shame, if they have any shame.
 
Meantime, supporters of racialist crime will have the option to choke up on their hatred. It couldn’t happen to more deserving people either.

smdrpepper
smdrpepper

@moonlighting11 Zimmerman hunted down Martin so he could live out his fever dream of being a cop.  He instigated this and caused the death of a kid who was just walking home.  He deserves all that he gets, which should be a needle.

moonlighting11
moonlighting11

It's not "Adolph," it's Adolf, Einstein. As a racist white man you should know. What makes you believe I'm white, genius? In fact I am a proud black man and Zimmerman supporter. Unlike you, I am not afraid to speak up with my own voice as well as in writing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezqxwPLIA60

Do you understand now what a racist fool you are? It is sick fucks like you who claim to care about the black community while behaving in the most racist way imaginable that destroy the black community more than overt racists. 

What next? Are you gonna call me an Uncle Tom, you predictable sucka??

moonlighting11
moonlighting11

@smdrpepper @moonlighting11 

Complete nonsense, smdrpepper. This wasn't "a kid" who was "just walking home." This was a violent, drugged up thug who thought he could "kill a cracka' " for bragging rights on his disgusting social media accounts. The "kid" (a gigantic thug, in fact) died not because he was "just walking home" but because, in feral beast mode, Traythug Martin attacked a man and attempted to murder him. The result was completely lawful self-defense. That the thug was disposed of in the process is not entirely regrettable.  

No jury of his peers will send the victim in this case, Mr. Zimmerman one single day in prison. Sick, perverted fantasies about "the needle" show more about hateful, racist commentators such as smdrpepper than about any notion of justice.

unowhooo
unowhooo

@smdrpepper @unowhooo @moonlighting11 You know a black  person  can be  an Uncle Tom racist .I have such a person on my hockey team a Canadian Haitian who hates and despises black people it is hilarious to hear his trash talking And your probably right about feeding the trolls but who is the predictable (delete)  sucka now???

unowhooo
unowhooo

@moonlighting11 After watching your youtube video the only thing I would agree with is the statement of how black communities dont stand up snitches etc are labelled by the thugs to keep it that way not only in black communities,for example if citizens years ago stood up to the mafia before it became powerfull, there would have been no mafia and the lazy street thugs that grew up into gangsters would have to get real jobs to make a living.I speak from friends  (ex organised crime families) that actually stood up and turned against these mobsters which by the way inspired me to stand up to HPD corruption.Also you say you applaud Mr Zimmerman for having the balls to  go into a "dangerous community" think about that one!!!

smdrpepper
smdrpepper

@unowhooo @moonlighting11 Dont feed these two trolls, they will say anything to make themselves feel good.  When they use those key phrases as "giant thug" and "feral animal", we know EXACTLY what they are.

unowhooo
unowhooo

@moonlighting11 Was it Adolph Einstein or Albert Einstein that was a Genius??? Im thinking Albert

moonlighting11
moonlighting11

You're lying.

http://abcnews.go.com/US/cops-witnesses-back-george-zimmermans-version/story?id=16371852&page=2

There WERE ILLEGAL drugs (as opposed to medication) in the dead thug's system.

He also had the reputation of peddling drugs to younger school children, such as Kit Darrant, Trayvon Martin's younger best buddy, who - possibly under the influence of the drugs peddled by sordid drug dealer Trayvon Martin - murdered his mother in cold blood and then held her corpse in the house while he was giving parties.

http://www.re-newsit.com/2012/08/classmate-of-trayvon-martin-kills.html 

smdrpepper
smdrpepper

@moonlighting11 There were no drugs found on or in Trevons system, though they DID find drugs in Zimmermans system, namely anti psychotics.  Trevon also had no record, despite what you may have heard from your right wing talking heads although he WAS suspended once for having a trace amount of weed in a bookbag.  

So far, all you have said is utter nonsense that is not true.  Zimmerman was told NOT to follow Travon, yet he did.  He precipitated this attack and he is at fault for it.  Its so basic, Judge Judy would say the same thing.

Now go mutter to yourself in your little racist bunker.  Be careful not to knock off your tin foil hat.

moonlighting11
moonlighting11

You really are uninformed. The poor "kid" was high on drugs, had a history of burglary and instead of going home was "casing the joints" in the neighborhood he didn't belong to. (Only a prostitute "servicing" his father lived there.) There was no "stalking". Zimmerman expressed justified suspicions to the police and was waiting for them when this piece of trash responding to the name Trayvon jumped him and tried to murder him. Had the feral beast been so scared HE could have called 911, he had a cell phone. Or HE could have run to the home of his father's "ho". Instead he chose to attack and murder a man and, guess what, a bullet stopped him from accomplishing that. Good riddance to bad rubbish.    

smdrpepper
smdrpepper

If anyone is going on about race it would be you since the only reason you are saying Travon was a thug is BECAUSE of his color.

smdrpepper
smdrpepper

@moonlighting11 Yet thats not what happened.  We know this from witnesses.  This "giant thug" had a can of lemonade and candy in his pockets that he had purchased from the store, where we have him on video, and he was bundled up because it was cold outside.  The only thug that was present was Zimmerman as he stalked this kid when the cops even told him not to.  It was Zimmerman who caused this attack by stalking Trevon.  How would YOU respond to being stalked down a dark street by some hulking thug like Zimmerman?

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