Grand Jury Will Not Hear Trayvon Martin Case

MIAMI (CBS4) – Florida State Attorney Angela Corey decided Monday to not use a Grand Jury in the Trayvon Martin shooting death.

The grand jury was expected to release their report on Tuesday as to whether Zimmerman should be charged in the Feb. 26th shooting. The case is now in the hands of special prosecutor Angela Corey.

Ms. Corey said from the beginning that she may not need a grand jury.

According to the state attorney’s office, the decision “should not be considered a factor in the final determination of the case.”

Former U.S. Attorney Kendall Coffey told CBS4’s Gio Benitez that by not using a grand jury, prosecutors will probably not charge Zimmerman with a capital offense.

Additionally, lawyer Janet Johnson, who works in Corey’s jurisdiction, said grand jury are used on “all First Degree Murder cases.”

Here’s what state attorney Corey said in her Monday release:

State Attorney Angela Corey has decided not to use a Grand Jury in the Trayvon Martin shooting death investigation.

The decision should not be considered a factor in the final determination of the case. The Grand Jury, set to convene on April 10, 2012, was previously scheduled by the former prosecutor.

Ms. Corey was appointed as the Special Prosecutor on March 22, 2012, by Governor Rick Scott. From the moment she was assigned, Ms. Corey noted she may not need a Grand Jury.

At this time, the investigation continues and there will be no further comment from this office.

An attorney for the Martin’s family said the evidence is there.

“We believe that she should make a decision and we’re optimistic that she will make a decision within this week,” said Natalie Jackson.

Zimmerman claims Martin attacked him and he fired in self-defense, according to Sanford police who did not charge him because of the state’s “Stand Your Ground” law which allows Floridians to use deadly force if they feel their life is threatened.

The lack of charges created a nationwide response. Dozens of rallies and demonstrations have been held demanding justice.

Monday, student protests at the Sanford Police Department forced police to close their headquarters building.

On Sunday, about 40 Florida college students and alumni wrapped up their three-day march from Daytona to Sanford Sunday evening. While they arrived at a local church triumphant, they recognized their quest for an arrest in the Martin case is far from over.

“Today is just the beginning,” said Phillip Agnew, a student demonstrator.”It is not the end. This is a marathon and not a sprint.”

The students called themselves the Dream Defenders. They walked by day and slept in churches by night hoping to draw attention to the case.

“I’ve got cuts on my ankles from the boots that I was wearing I’m exhausted you know sweating and we haven’t had showers in three days,” said another student. “But I think people feel really good about it.”

On Monday, members of the Dream Defenders plan to stage a noon time rally outside of Sen. Marco Rubio’s office in Doral. The group wants Rubio to retract his support for the “Stand Your Ground’ law and realize it needs to be changed so it can no longer be used as a legal shield in preventable shootings.

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  1. siweld46 says:

    So now it’s “lets get Rubio”. Rubio is the only one who has made an intelligent ststement through this entire “Lynch Mob” foolishness.

    1. GuidoFL says:

      The “evidence is in” the black lych mod want to put him in a pot and boil him.

      The race baiters have shown who the real bigots,racist, haters, themselves !

    2. hideaway says:

      Race wars are coming courtesy of the grandchildren of the authors of the Black Panthers coloring book.Can u say US gov.?

  2. Reverend Cathryn Paradise says:

    The only verdict that will be accepted by Al Sharpton and the New Black Panthers is the lynching without trial of George Zimmerman. Justice will not be served in this case. Any potential jury pool has been throughly corrupted.

    1. Ace says:

      What white man in his right mind would want to serve on this jury? He would be putting his life, as well as those of his family, on the line. The truth is, after all, not what this mob seeks — it seeks vengeance.

    2. Pete838 says:

      Justice was served in this case back in February

  3. Joe Drager says:

    Case over. Move on race-baiters.

    1. Rusty says:

      I’m afraid noy, Joe. Read the article again. She is saying she doesn’t care what a panel of impartial citizens(grand jury) says about the evidence or facts of the case. She will proceed based oh her own feelings. Like Barry said, it’s a political witch hunt. They will ruin this guy no matter what the evidence – a la Richard Jewel.

      1. Tom says:

        Oh, she said she would proceed based on “her own feelings”….WOW…did she say that in French…Because I didn’t hear her say that in English!!

      2. Aaron Burr says:

        that’s incorrect. what she said is that she is not referring this to the grand jury, which would be appropriate in a capital (i.e., death penalty) case. pay attention; facts are important. she could still charge Zimmerman with anything from manslaughter to murder one, w/o death penalty allegation.

        there needs to be some calm injected into the community. Zimmerman will either be charged or not. at that point, public announcements can be made.

        this is not Selma, Alabama 1965.

      3. Jersey Dave says:

        I’m with Tom, she did not say that. Not all cases require a Grand Jury at this stage. It doesn’t mean he will or will not be charged with a crime in itself. Everyone needs to cool their jets a bit and let it work.

      4. Sam says:

        If they convene a grand jury and it goes Zimmerman’s way, the case is essentially over – much better to keep plugging away and finding concrete evidence, which, outside of the mob cries and media bias, frankly doesn’t seem to exist yet.

    2. John Yaya says:

      I could not agree more! There is more to this case than is being reported.
      People should understand what “Stand your ground” means and act accordingly.
      THIS WAS NOT A RACIST ISSUE. So sorry Jesse and Al, all your hype was for nothing.

      1. Another 5 letter word for Fraud... OBAMA! says:

      2. wiglafthegreat says:

        Stand your ground has nothing to do with this case based on either of the stories as to how events unfolded. If the “Stand your ground” statute did not exist, no prosecutor would attempt to say Zimmerman should have fled if the facts of the case are as he stated. He couldn’t flee.

    3. MIMI says:

      Case is just beginning. Zimmerman will be charged with manslaughter.

    4. Bob says:

      Reverend Al, not a happy camper. No race baiting for you Al.

    5. Terry Rohan says:

      I get the feeling, someone is trying to ignite a race war, someone in govt. Higher than muppet face. When this blows over, something will happen in Colorado, or NY.
      somehow, they, the powers that be, need our involvement in this chaos. Its not fee will, but leading us down the garden path is a force, even a 5 trillion dollar theft of our wealth can’t stimulate.

      1. Dee says:

        Yes, it’s called “I need race card votes in Nov”. It is definitely coming from above.

      2. hideaway says:

        I’m hoping that peeps of all races are smart enough to realize who the real enemy is.

    1. ZimmermanforPrez says:

      LOL

  4. jasperddbagghost says:

    Thug brought skittles to a gunfight.

    Lesson learned.

    1. Bon says:

      That is just to good

    2. NormB says:

      Al Sharpton said he brought “skillets.”

      All this time I’m thinking he held a potentially deadly weapon in his hands.

      He had candy?

      That’s different.

      Never mind.

  5. NormB says:

    The family says the evidence is there. Yes. Evidence that Trayvon was a thug who was assaulting Mr. Zimmerman, beating him mercilessly, forcing Mr. Zimmerman to use an appropriate amount of force to stop the assault.

    1. KDavidson says:

      Yeah, and the kid’s mother is so beside herself about her sons death that she’s thinking of trademarking her son’s name!

  6. Barry says:

    It’s official Zimmerman is now the subject of a political witch hunt.

    1. MTB says:

      No doubt. He may be “sacrificed” to appease the loudest minority group…

    2. Skeptic says:

      Absolutely….as you can see the quote “..still investigating…”

      1. Bubba says:

        No, I don’t see the quote “still investigating” you should read the article before commenting rather than just reading the Drudge headline.

      2. Alfred Hussein Neuman says:

        “At this time, the investigation continues and there will be no further comment from this office.”

      3. george says:

        Bubba, the article states that, “At this time, the investigation continues and there will be no further comment from this office.” So says State Attorney Angela Corey herself. As usual, there is nothing misleading about the “Drudge headline.”

      4. george says:

        Bubba, the article states that, “At this time, the investigation continues and there will be no further comment from this office.” So says State Attorney Angela Corey herself. As usual, there is nothing misleading about the “Drudge headline.”

    3. k says:

      Exactly. She knew she couldn’t get a grand jury indictment so she will charge without to acquiesce certain people.

      1. Doug says:

        You can’t charge try anyone for a felony without an indictment. See 5th Amendment to US Constitution.

    4. jawal says:

      This Trayvon nonsense has probably turned Florida into an almost certain loss for OBAMA in November.

      1. Johnson Baker says:

        I hope you’re right, but there are so many silly whites around nowadays I wouldn’t be surprised if he not only took Florida, but was re-elected.

        It’s amazing that the MSM keeps promoting the idea that the stand your ground law is faulty when it did exactly as it was intended. The black perp was beating Zimmerman’s head against the concrete and beating him in the face. If that is no justice for lethal force, then there is none.

        In fact I seriously doubt if a conviction could be obtained in a fair trial even without a stand your ground law.

        Blacks are but 12.6% of the population yet commit 58% of ALL violent crime. (FBI Uniform Crime Report.)

      2. wiglafthegreat says:

        Exactly. A stand your ground defense is not even applicable here.

      3. Doug says:

        Actually I think the old “retreat to the wall” standard would apply if Zimmerman’s story is true. The phrase “stand your ground” comes from an Supreme Court case nearly 100 years ago.

      4. Dace says:

        More stats to support your racism…moving on.

    5. Jim says:

      no doubt, he chased a kid down, twice despite the police telling him not to, took a weapon to neighborhood watch against NW policy, then for what ever reason, shot a 17yr old because he had skittles and an iced tea. he would have been arrested in 99% of America the day it happened. maybe he would have been aquitted in the end, but he would have been arrested.

      1. David says:

        Come on, man!!!!! At least inform yourself of some of the basic facts of this case before commenting so ignorantly! Please keep up with the facts if you are going to comment. Otherwise,we cannot take you seriously.

      2. marcus Simpson says:

        When you go to the Jail in handcuffs….you have been arrested. He was released without any charges being filed.

        I suggest you get your facts straight.

      3. Reality Check says:

        Please do not confuse them with facts.

        This has nothing to do with facts, and everything to do with starting a political race war to get Obama re-elected.

      4. Real Reality says:

        David: You are the one that doesn’t know the facts. You need to stop watching the faux news station, and open your eyes.

      5. Reality Check says:

        You, “Real Reality”, would not recognize a fact if it introduced itself to you.

      6. linda says:

        Thank you Jim. I just don’t know where these other people are getting their information. He was in his car and got out of his car. If you do not feel safe, you will drive yourself away, to the nearest police station maybe. 911 tells you that you do not need to pursue and you continue to proceed. That is a PROBLEM!!!

      7. Reality Check says:

        linda claims: “That is a PROBLEM!!!”

        The real problem here is people who suggest the Hispanic guy did not have every right to walk on the public sidewalks in his own neighborhood without being attacked.

        Those sidewalks were built so he could walk on them, not as hunting grounds for full grown young men to attack residents from behind and beat their heads against the sidewalk.

        How about you Linda, do you live in fear of walking on the public sidewalks near you house and believe everybody else should live their lives in fear as you do?

        The person who started the violence is responsible for the death – not the person who decided to walk on public sidewalks in his own neighbor hood.

        Nobody knows who actually started the violence at this point, except the people who were there.

      8. F McAvoy says:

        We get our information from the police reports, eye-witness accounts, video evidence of Zimmerman’s injuries, audio evidence of Zimmerman calling for help while being beaten.

        You on the other hand appear to get your information from the likes of Al Sharpton and NBC news, who deliberately edited the audio of a 911 call to falsely make Zimmerman appear to be making racist comments.

        He got out of his car to verify the location of Martin to the 911 operator he was talking to. He was on his way back to it when he was (allegedly) attacked by Martin.

        Even if the 911 operator commanded him to stop following him under penalty of law it still does not equate to Zimmerman doing anything wrong.

        It was HIS neighborhood, HE was the watch, the neighborhood is private property and the cops have no business telling a watchman not to pursue a person whom he finds suspicious.

    6. Sara Cofresi says:

      @Bubba: Sir, here is the quote from the statement released by Ms. Corey in the link from Drudge: “At this time, the investigation continues and there will be no further comment from this office.” So…I guess it is up to you to read more carefully.

  7. Tyrone Johnson says:

    It’s nice to see the CBS Miani is still using the fake photoshopped photo of the gangsta

  8. MTB says:

    When does the first riot take place….? This will be spun to fire up the race-batiers…

    1. John Yaya says:

      Riots that happen now won’t be anything like the ones in the past. Rioters will be shot and killed. Looters will be shot and killed. Store owners won’t be taking prisoners this time.
      Remember the signs in the windows during the last riots? You loot, we shoot!

      1. Mark Matis says:

        Not just the store owners. Locals have had enough as well. “Law Enforcement” has known EXACTLY who was responsible for the Wanted poster solicitation Mr. Zimmerman’s kidnap or murder for SOME TIME NOW, and have done NOTHING to arrest those responsible because they are Preferred Species. There IS NO Rule of Law. There are only Thugs with Guns. Dead pigs are coming soon.

      2. daveca says:

        You suppose that police will be attacked. Why? Who would do that? Motive?

        Do you think they are deliberately involved, or just involved in not taking action in re the poster.

        Any evidence of posters except rumour?

        I predicted Armed Citizens in the streets (they arent “neo Nazis,” they are American Citizens) partly because it was obvious. If Z (the neighborhood) had to resort to street patrols, then thats a fairly easy “call.”

      3. Big Bear says:

        Mark Matis: This emasculated PC excuse of a government won’t protect us either. It will be everyone for themselves. I only hope that some of them venture out of their gated communities and Ivory Towers and get a taste of what’s coming.

      4. Bill Gates says:

        Yeah,

        I’m ready to waste blacks.

  9. Jose Gomez says:

    The Hispanic gentleman was just defending himself. Why are “reverend” al, jesse jackson and Obuma trying to lynch that poor Hispanic guy???? Racism, that’s why.

    1. David says:

      Nah. It’s a lynching for sure, but their motivation is purely political. Obama knows that if has ANY chance at all in November he will need to fire up his base. 98% of African-Americans (or whatever the ridiculous percentage is) in your corner does you no good at all if you can’t get them to go vote. This entire episode is designed for only that purpose. A trial is necessary to get this to November. They don’t even care the outcome. Just get us a trial to keep the fire going until November. It is DISGUSTING that they would play with a man’s life like this.

    2. Uncle Jesse says:

      Where the heck is La Raza to stand up for this latino/hispanic? Oh, it’s the b lacks time in the spotlight, I get it.

    3. lastword says:

      Newsflash for you. Zimmerman is a Jew. Hence the reason he was not charged. Our dual citizens can literally get away with murder now!

  10. Lillith70 says:

    Pretty sad if Zimmerman is not given full benefit of the law and is race hustled into court to keep the peace.

    1. Iknowshizzle says:

      Pretty much the reason why OJ was set free. Don’t want more mobs.

  11. Jeff says:

    I smell a rat.. We all know Zimmerman was attacked. I have to assume they don’t think they will get an indictment out of a grand jury..

  12. cc says:

    Just give the thing a full public trial like the one already happening in the media.

  13. Mark says:

    The protestors are demanding an arrest, not that justice be served. How about we all let the police and district attorney do their jobs and respect their dedication to justice. The truth will come out by their work, not by protesting.

    1. David says:

      AMEN!

      If the guy did something wrong the PROFESSIONALS will handle it. A black boy was just murdered AGAIN today in Chicago. Why are we not protesting that? The black community is in a lot of trouble. They are in a nosedive they seem unable to pull up from and all anyone hears from their self proclaimed leaders is that its everyone else’s fault.

  14. Tasmanian_Devil says:

    One step closer to a race war.

    1. aichtuttle says:

      Obama’s reelection tactic.

      1. jeff says:

        BINGO!

    2. Dave says:

      Where the minority becomes extinct. Stupid is as stupid does.

      1. Big Bear says:

        I hope it leads to a fracturing of the country. The Intermountain West, the “flyovers”, Texas, and the Deep South don’t need to be ruled by Mullah Obama and his personality cult in unWashedington Diseased. They can have their territory, we can have ours.

    3. Dace says:

      Keep dreaming. Sanford doesn’t equal the whole US….

  15. rob says:

    Wait a minute…. are you telling me that a demonstration is not changing the evidence in this case? Clearly Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton have know more about this case than the investigators.

    1. elizabethrc says:

      And they demand that Rubio change his support for the Florida law? Just who do these people think they are. They’d like the rest of us to jump on their use of racism at ever turn, warranted or not, just because they want it.
      Rational people are those who don’t get caught up in these hysterical demonstrators’ accusations and prefer to wait until the facts are in. Blacks damage their cause with each passing day because they are so consumed with hatred of whites that all they see is racism. We are tired of it and across the country, people are beginning to stop listening to any of it. They will become more stident but they’ll have no audience. Then what will they do? Violence? I hope not because there are so many more of us than there are of them.

      1. jim says:

        oh i forgot, it is blacks that did the shooting? most states already had a self defense law in place. this law is stupid. you can shoot anyone and claim “you felt your life was in danger” despite any facts? this kid had some skittles and an iced tea. hardly deadly wepons. want to see the hatred? it is all wrapped up in this comment ” I hope not because there are so many more of us than there are of them.”

      2. Rakes says:

        jim,

        He beat a man’s head into the concrete, broke his nose, grabbed for his gun, and told him “you’re gonna die.” He was not shot because the neighborhood watch wanted some skittles and hated black people. Grow a couple neurons and stop taking the bait.

      3. jenB says:

        Wow Jim, really, the stand your ground law says that a person can just shoot anyone if said person “felt his/her life was in danger?” Really, is that how the statute reads? Because if that is the case, you would think there would be tons of people just shooting all willy nilly and claiming they were in danger. How about your do yourself a favor and stop believing what Al Notso Sharpton tells you.

        Furthermore, you took a giant leap to think that Elizabeth was describing hatred in that statement. She basically said that if violence were to errupt, they are outnumbered. That isn’t HATE (grab a dictionary if you don’t believe me) that is FACT. They are out numbered. The census can confirm that for you. Last time I checked stating a fact does not equal hate. But I guess in the liberal fantasy land, anything equals hate.

      4. Edward50 says:

        So what about the 2 voice experts who analyzed the 911 tapes and said the person crying for help could NOT have been Zimmerman?..Seems to me that shooting someone (Martin) who is crying for help is not self defense.

      5. Bobobob says:

        The experts also claim on their website that you cannot positively identify a yelling or short voice recording.

  16. aichtuttle says:

    Mob rule over rational legal processes.

    1. maurice yacowar says:

      A large armed man kills a much smaller unarmed boy after having been told not to follow the kid. Leave race out of it. Doesn’t that require at least an arrest and investigation? So far we have the immediate conclusion that a young unarmed kid was threatening the life of the larger armed man.How is that not suspicious?

      1. Rakes says:

        Martin was tall and lean, Zimmerman is short and fat. Physically, Martin had the upper hand. If he didn’t have a broken nose and a large gash in the back of his head, Zimmerman would be behind bars. A 6’3″ 150 lb. football player should not be considered a kid. I doubt he would’ve punched Zimmerman to begin with if he had known he was armed. After he put a beating on the fatty, he noticed it tucked in his waistband and decided to get gangster. Why do you think they’ve consistently used a photo of Martin when he was 12 or manipulated the footage of Zimmerman’s injuries or doctored the 911 call to make him sound like he’s saying a racial slur. It’s all race baiting to get more viewers.

      2. me says:

        A much smaller 6’3 football player? You seem to have made your own immediate conclusion. This incident IS being investigated, no it doesn’t require an arrest. Did you even read the article? No injuries on Martin but injuries on Zimmerman which points to Zimmerman’s statement he was hit once and knocked down before Martin got on top of him and was pounding his head into the concrete.

      3. jenB says:

        Maurice, I don’t find it suspicious when I found out that the boy was a 6’3″ 17 year old. That same 17 year old, if he had actually beaten Zimmerman to death, would have been tried as an adult. No doubt about that. Secondly, the media has portrayed Martin as a young boy by showing his 12 year old picture. Martin was no longer a small boy. Lastly, the main reason I don’t find it suspicious….eye witnesses who confirm that Trayvon was on top of Zimmerman beating him.

        Sharpton and the rest of the race baiters can run around screaming hate crime, but the evidence is not supporting that. Read comments now throughout the articles. Everyone originally thought this was some guy who randomly shot an unarmed 12 year old boy (from the pictures) and fully supported bringing Zimmerman to justice. Now as more FACTS come out, everyone is seeing that it isn’t want the good ole’ reverends say. At best, you have a guy who made a mistake by following a stranger in his neighborhood and got hiself in a situation he couldn’t get out of without shooting. Have you heard that NBC doctored the Zimmerman call to the police. That audio proves even more that it had nothing to do with race. The dispatcher interjected race into the conversation…NOT Zimmerman.

  17. citizen KK says:

    of course not…it was a ruse all along….take that jackson and sharpton….losers…

  18. Jerry Wright says:

    Okay, no problem. My friend like a son to me, Barry, said his underling, Eric will make sure this criminal is executed as an October surprise.

  19. The Bruce says:

    Like the Duke Lacrosse case, the media will spin it accordingly:

    “The narrative was right, it’s just that the facts didn’t fit this particular case.”

    1. Xerxes says:

      Yep, the old “fake but accurate” tactic the left loves to use. To wit:

      2004 – Rathergate
      2009 – Climategate
      2012 – Editgate

      Maybe someday they’ll realize that reality doesn’t bend to their wishes, but I’m not holding my breath.

      1. tgeorgechi says:

        2012 – Obamagate

  20. WILL says:

    The stand your ground law is not on trail here. The law is a good law. If zimmerman is tried in court it will be for the shooting of Martin and the stand your ground law will have nothing to do with this case. If they prove that Martin was the attacher and Zimmerman shot him in self defence.Will that may be a different story. We just don’t have all of the facts as of this date. Without all of the evidence pointing to a person they can’t and will not arest him. Trails cost a lot of money.

    1. Mike says:

      dude, invest in a spell check

      1. JL says:

        Spell check wouldn’t catch gross diction errors… trails is spelled correctly, but trials would fit better…

      2. The Bruce says:

        Dude, invest in capital letters and a period.

      3. george says:

        Thank you, The Bruce.

    2. dave says:

      I agrre the Stand Your Ground law is a good one and should be left alone. I think it will be a waste of their time demonstrating in front of Sen. Rubio’s office, I think he’s a white- cuban?

      1. realitycheck says:

        You know there are black-Cubans?

      2. wiglafthegreat says:

        Heck. The stand your ground law doesn’t even apply. Before the law, you’d have to demonstrate that you could not flee. Well, based on Zimmerman’s recounting of events. Assault and battery was being committed on his person and he was not even standing. No prosecutor would try to argue he should have fled. Fleeing doesn’t pass the reasonable person test here…or even the possibility test.

      3. jenB says:

        With the new hypenations I cannot tell what anyone’s race is anymore. We are not allowed to look at someone to tell race and now the media’s new race classifications have me all confused. If Zimmerman is a white-hispanic and Rubio is a white-cuban, wouldn’t Obama be a white-black? It couldn’t be black-white now could it? I mean Zimmerman wasn’t called a hispanic-white. What happens if you get someone who is black, hispanic and white? How do you determine which comes first? I have lots of unanswered questions about how I am supposed to represent myself. I am 100% white, so am I a white-white or am I a white-white-white-white because I am a white mutt of many nationalities?

        Love how the left changes means of words to further their agenda by confusing the heck out of the rest of us.

    3. cjk says:

      You’re right on as far as that stand your ground law goes, but they can and probably will arrest him justice be damned. The costs of riot control, cleanup, reconstruction, Morgue fees, etc. far outweigh the cost of any Kangaroo Court.

    4. Dave says:

      If Martin’s proven innocent the bl ack community will not accept it and riot anyway. They want an excuse, not a reason, so they’ll make one up.

  21. melissa lipnutz says:

    This case should drive the final nail into the coffin that is the mainstream media…

  22. Karl Magnus says:

    I bet that the “special prosecutor” caves into the race-baiters and murdererous “NEW” Black Panthers. Any bets?
    Mr. Zimmerman will be the sacrificial lamb to keep Africans from rioting.
    Florida sucks – in more ways than one.
    ~(Ä)~

  23. Becky says:

    What I would like to know is…how many shootings have taken place that have been questionable since the Stand Your Ground law went into effect? The reality is…why would anyone need a law in order to protect themselves from harm? I am in California. We don’t have a Stand Your Ground law here, but if someone try to hurt me, and I feared for my life, I would fight until the end. If that end meant killing the attacker, then so be it. Innocent people get killed every day by car drivers, does that mean we should outlaw all cars? I would guess that even if the Stand Your Ground law did not exist at the time of the Trayvon shooting, I have no doubt that the outcome would be the same. I am sure that as Ziimmerman’s head was being pounded into the ground, he was not thinking about the Stand Your Ground law. Trust me on that. When I was side swiped very badly a few years ago, and as my car did a 360 as it almost went airborne, I was not thinking…Gosh, I hope the guy is insured. Ridiculous. It’s the liberals again, taking away rights from honest citizens and safeguarding the lives of the criminals. Not saying that Trayvon was a criminal, but if in fact it is found because of Zimmerman’s injuries that Travyon attacked Zimmerman out of fear or whatever, then Trayvon engaged in criminal activity. It really is that simple.

    1. Becky says:

      I mean, if anyone tried* to hurt me, I meant.

    2. wiglafthegreat says:

      Spot on! Stand your ground does not apply if Zimmerman’s recounting is correct.

  24. Jim says:

    I’m worried about why this is happening. I suspect the State Attorney is under tremendous pressure to press charges, but she fears a Grand Jury non-indictment will make it difficult or impossible for her to do so.

  25. Sa says:

    Race pimps, Black panthers, Shot thugs Oh My! Go back to OZ you silly little people and your race baiting self hating infidels. I love Sanford. I like to skydive there. Yall should shoot more people. The rest of the state supports your shooting of thugs in harmony.

  26. sam says:

    If the trajectory of the bullet was vertical, not horizontal, that proves that Zimmerman was on his back when he shot Trayvon.

    1. Bill says:

      Very good point Sam. Let see what happens

    2. mewp12 says:

      Not if Trayvon was leaning over him.

    3. Good gosh says:

      No, this was not a “good point,” it was incoherent. Do you really think forensics can show whether a bullet was fired vertically vs horizontally? At best they can determine the initial angle at which it struck the body, and make some deductions and inferences about relative body positioning.

      1. Mikey says:

        Apparently you have no idea how ballistics works. You have an entry point and at the very least, you have the wound channel. You may also have an exit point, but the first two pieces of info are all you need to determine the position of Zimmerman and Martin.

        Even the most inexperienced forensic scientist can figure this out.

      2. jcook says:

        Your explanation was incoherent. It is quite obvious you know nothing about forensic science, why are you commenting on something you know nothing about.

  27. ren1a says:

    Dream Defenders?…Give me a break. How lame is that…It all comes down to defending yourself and your family and those who cannot defend themselves from bodily harm regardless of race period…Don’t care about the rest…Deal with it..The year of political correctness is long over…

  28. mee YO says:

    stop showing has old picture show the REAL TRAYVON at 17 then judge…..

    If he was a GOOD BOY he would be alive today…..and sleeping soundly in his miami home….but the morrrron got suspended from school…

    1. Reality says:

      Delinquents deserve punishment but death is a bit extreme wouldn’t you agree?

      1. Vegascelt says:

        Not extreme if they attack an armed man.

      2. cjk says:

        He basically got death for assault and attempted murder, the delinquency is what led to it.
        That’s the true reality.

      3. George says:

        No one is suggesting the death penalty for truancy. However the media are going out of their way with this picture and selective reporting to portray Trayvon Martin as a sweet innocent kid who would never hurt anyone. The implication is that Zimmerman is lying about being attacked.

        But if they would show the more recent photo, and if they would mention his misbehavior at school, readers would find the idea of him attacking the neighborhood watch guy far more plausible. They would also have an easier time understanding why Zimmerman found him suspicious looking.

      4. Dave says:

        He wasn’t shot for being delinquent, MORON.

      5. Real Reality says:

        Trayvon Martin was not a delinquent! George Zimmermann was arrested for an assault on a law enforcement officer, and domestic battery complaints. that shows he has violent temper!

      6. jenB says:

        @ Real Reality – If I am not mistaken, it was resisting arrest after a bar far ensued. That is different than an assault on a police officer. Even if it is as you say, does that mean he is not allowed defend himself as another person is slamming his head on the concrete? Or does that mean from now on anyone who was ever arrested cannot defend himself against any attack, but especially not if the attacker was a wholesome good kid? What if someone is falsly arrested, they too are not allowed to defend themselves if attacked?

        How was Trayvon not a delinquent? He had truancy issues, he was suspended for possession of a baggie containing remnants of pot, and women’s jewelry (indicating possible theft) was found in his backpack at school. He was such a great kid!

      7. jenB says:

        bar fight* sorry for the typo I know the grammar & spelling police will be along shortly.

    2. Real Reality says:

      Hey foxbot! Zimmermann is the criminal here! The only reason he didn’t get charged with murder that night is because his DADDY was a judge.The lead detective wanted to charge him with murder.

  29. Jakartaman says:

    If the facts don’t jive Zimmerman rides!

  30. Eds says:

    new Black Panthers vs. New (?) White Supremacists – now THAT is Ultimate Fighting Pay per view….

  31. Jack says:

    There is insufficient evidence for a grand jury, so we are going to try him on some trumped up charges.

    This may appease the black racists, but independent voters will be turned off.

  32. Bobobob says:

    This means that the case is easy to decide and they are going to have to get riot control in place before dismissing Zimmerman.

    1. B747 says:

      Fine by me, hope you’re right.

  33. HeyHey says:

    Well how can you manufacture a Racial issue without this? Oh they will find a way, because they’re working overtime at CNN & MSNBC to get it right

  34. Tristan says:

    Zimmerman tutored underprivileged black kids in his spare time. All you racism punks out there have no ground to stand on. Race had nothing to do with this. A man was attacked by a thug, and I would have shot the thug too. Zimmerman is a HERO!

  35. Mike says:

    When will Latino on Black violence end?

  36. Billy Boy says:

    In most jurisdictions a Grand Jury can take a case even if the prosecuter doesn’t want them to. Will this one ignore the special prosecuter and conduct its own investigation. Thats the only way Zimmerman gets a fair hearing on the facts.

  37. BobJones says:

    Rule by mob violence. Justice will not be served, but political correctness will. Better get your fire extinguishers ready.

  38. Jim Dewitt says:

    How do I donate to George Zimmerman’s defense fund?

  39. Galen Van Kooten says:

    the evidence I have seen has backed up Zimmerman story and I have not seen any that would dis-prove his story-Thanks MSM for distorting the evidence to promote our narrative that this country is full of racist. If this country was so racist we would have more white on black crime than we do since there are more whites than blacks living in this country-the math does not work in their narrative so they need to spin the facts. It is sad to raise black children with the constant drum banging that they are always being picked on. How can black children have a chance of success when they think everything is racial that happens to them

  40. Larry says:

    This case is out-of-control due to racists like Sharpton & Jackson who only care about their own raced-based success, not the truth or proper order in an ongoing criminal investigation.

    I feel for those who are trying to follow the rule-of-law with known evidence in this case. The pressure from the black community is enormous but cannot be allowed to affect their decision here.

  41. Emmylou says:

    I really wish the media would STOP putting up pictures of a 12 year old Trayvon Martin – really? Surely there has to be a “recent” picture of the 17 year old who was suspended from school…………………People magazine ran the same “old” pictures also. What a crock.

  42. BenB says:

    Hey, man, let’s like create the worlds biggest finger painting man! That’ll show those baby killers, man! Dude like man this is so intense man! We showed the world that we mean business man!

  43. KC says:

    There was no racism involved in what happened, PERIOD!!! It has been proven that GZ had injuries to his head and face, the only WITNESS states it was GZ on bottom calling out for help. They debunked the OUTRIGHT LIE that GZ used the racial term f’ing c**n, he said f’ing cold and it WAS unseasonably cold that night. Now that it has been proven it WAS NOT RACIALLY MOTIVATED, when is the DOJ going admit it and step back??? The only way they can get involved is if it is a hate crime and those theories have been debunked by the TRUTH. You have the right to protect yourself from bodily harm and that is all GZ did.

  44. Phil says:

    So this is where the New KKK holds their daily meetings

    1. George W. Axl Rosebush says:

      Go paint your nails, Phil.

  45. TruthSeeker says:

    The decision not to present the matter to a grand jury is an unconscionable affront to our hallowed tradition of Anglo-American jurisprudence. A grand jury is normally constituted from 15 to 23 citizens who evaluate evidence presented by the state to determine whether a ”true bill” of indictment should be issued by the jurymen based upon the evidence presented. There is a stenographic record of any and all testimony of witnesses presented, as well as a record of all physical evidence presented.

    The special prosecutor’s decision not to present evidence to a grand jury appears to be blatantly political and tantamount to a 21st Century pre-lynching of George Zimmerman. To me it constitutes an anti-democratic exercise in political gamesmanship by the prosecutor to avoid Black youths extensive rioting and looting as a pretext to their disdain for centuries of Anglo-American jurisprudence that allows citizens to participate in examining witness called by the state.

    Simply put, the decision appears to sacrifice the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendment rights of the accused George Zimmerman to postpone the eventual rioting that will occur with his exoneration. This may save property damage and police overtime in the short run by avoiding potential riots, but it undermines democratic principles. Moreover, what it says is that the reversal by the special prosecutor itself indicates that she does not like her chances to secure a “true bill’ of indictment. In my humble opinion she is a political hack undeserving to honorably serve in law enforcement.

  46. Stew says:

    Where’s the photo of Martin with his grill in and he looks like a thug?

  47. Mike_88 says:

    Even though Ms. Corey doesn’t think she needs a grand jury, the people do. The people is why America was founded. Let’s not forget our roots and if the government officials can’t realize this, they need to be replaced.

    1. B747 says:

      You’re not too sharp with legal matters, huh?

    2. Vegascelt says:

      Because the need for a grand jury is spelled out in the constitution? Yeah right.

    3. George says:

      What you are asking for is mob rule. America was not founded to grant license to the mob. Our process and laws are set up to protect the individual from both the government and the mob.

      If you support “the people”‘s right to try Zimmerman would you also support “the people” of the south lynching blacks if that returns to fashion?

      1. Mike_88 says:

        That is against the constitution.

    4. don_49 says:

      YOU seem to have forgotten our roots, that we are innocent until proven guilty, and that we’re a republic, not a democracy under mob rule. If you don’t like it, get the Constitution changed by the prescribed solution – the ratification process in the open forum of the public market of ideas. Inconvenient for “progressives,” yes, in the day when we just want our hamburger now and pay for it next Tuesday.

    5. Megan says:

      “Mike_88”?? As in HH? Nice. Passive agressive racism at its best.

      1. Mike_88 says:

        Megan? as in HH Megan. How the hell do you get HH into my comment unless he already resides in your head?

  48. Mhstahl says:

    This is ludicrous. Zimmerman shot an unarmed man-he should expect to face a trial for that. End of story. Perhaps there is mitigation-but that is a hard row to hoe when the dead man was UN-armed. The burden of proof, by the way, is and always has been on the defendant when claiming self-defense.

    I’m a big gun person, a strong believer in self-defense-this does not appear to be self-defense, the outrage is appropriate. I have no idea why so many gun groups, and the political right in general have decided to allow this to be a political issue-IT IS NOT. The Martin family deserves to either see justice, or some proof that their son-who was UNARMED-did something that would make a reasonable person believe they were in genuine risk of losing their life. So far neither has happened.

    The State Attorney in question is a Republican. I’m shocked. She knows that this is going to trial-all she is doing is bumping it to the federal level so it an be used as a political football by Republicans. Disgusting.

    1. Nobama says:

      It doesn’t work that way. You don’t have to prove justified use of force. The prosecutors have to prove that he was not justified.

    2. B says:

      It seems you are willingly ignoring facts, evidence, and testimony. Facts are facts whether they fit your narrative or not.

  49. Rudey says:

    She must be afraid that they would return a “No Bill”.

  50. pepe says:

    why am i not surprised ? G. Zimmerman will never be charged thanks to his ex-judge dad and all the cover up going on.

    1. cjk says:

      You spelled your name wrong, it should be pee- pee

      1. Poo Poo says:

        I just spit milk all over my screen. This made me LAUGH!

    2. Rudey says:

      For the sake of political expediency she has to charge him. She could still have indicted him even if a grand jury returned a finding recommending no indictment, but that would put her in an awkward situation and she’d have to put on her tap dancing shoes.

    3. Vegascelt says:

      You think a local ex-judge can influence a case with this much media attention. Next you’ll say it’s Bush’s fault. The real coverup was the doctoring of the 9-1-1 tapes by NBC. Also the use of Treyvon’s baby pictures rather than a current one showing his gold grill. And then there is the constant attempt discredit the eyewitnesses who saw the little angel punching Zimmerman. But yeah, there is a coverup. On your side.

    4. Darrell says:

      If they don’t charge him it’s because they don’t have a slivers chance of convicting him because he is innocent. With the threats, the manufactured evidence, race baiting, and the presidential pressure involved, a non-charge means more than it would in any other case. If they had any proof he was guilty they would have already charged him.

  51. the truth will set you free says:

    No Grand Jury? “a grand jury can convict a ham sandwich” everyone has heard that before. special prosecutor? and in this new america, can i put a $1000 bounty on my wife capture or kill.?.

  52. oro says:

    I’m afraid that mob rule is about to trump justice again. The grand jury, if it followed the law, would not find Zimmerman accountable but the special prosecutor will find some civil rights charge or another to find him guilty. This was never a first degree murder case so she is now dispensing with the grand jury

  53. SharpShtik says:

    This will be one of many excuses for racist black Democrats to break windows and steal TVs and attack more Caucasians and Hispanics. After all, they think it is their “right” to redistribute wealth and not be punished for the crimes they commit.

  54. MIMI says:

    Case just getting started.

  55. Jim says:

    My issue with this story… Demonstrations “demanding justice”. Shouldn’t the reporter not imply that an injustice has occurred? Why do so many TV shows qualify their information by reminding us that all people are innocent until proven guily? Shouldn’t that same principle apply in “news”? Isn’t this story itself, an injustice to a man is is presumed innocent until proven guilty?

  56. geronimo says:

    The 5th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution requires an indictment by grand jury before and person may be tried on a felony charge. So it the matter goes further at the State level, it will be only on a misdemeanor charge.

    1. SharingNews says:

      Thanks Geronimo!

    2. John2 says:

      No they don’t- only capital crimes require a grand jury indictment in Florida.

  57. Sam Osborne says:

    So in a Nutshell of nutshells in the Florida shooting, according to the interpretation of that state’s law by shooter George Zimmerman, his relatives, attorney, and criminal defense lawyer, this killing is justified on the basis of who was willing to kill first and claim self-defense after the fact. The killer arrives at his ground to stand and kills after stalking the killed individual who dies on the same ground to which he too peacefully went on his own—his mistake being that he should have killed first.

    In this bit of cultural extermination into what constitutes public safety, justice goes to the one that is inclined to shoot first and claim self defense later and just deserts goes to the dead.

    To wit, peace and quiet comes first to those that at not willing to shoot first; this progressively leaves standing their ground those most readily inclined to shoot first. Caring about others becomes a very real and present impediment to keep standing at all, and those that care least keep improving things by killing off those that might hesitate just a bit.

    But let’s get to the heart of it all, “It’s the economy stupid.” Every gun sold has the potential of increasing employment in the funeral parlor business and the supply chain of caskets, flowers, tomb stones, grave excavation, not to mention the annual carryover of the sale in box stores (for credit card debt) all of those plastic flowers and wreaths manufactured in low standard of living countries and put on graves in our declining standard of living country. If stand your ground could go national, it could create weekly a Mega Black Friday that puts to shame the one that now marks the begging of gift buying at the start of the seasons of the birth of The Prince of Peace.

    Just an entrepreneurial spin on this: but maybe guns shops should go one-stop service and get into the mortuary business—maybe with a catchy promotional name: “HOLD YOUR GROUND WITH ONE SHOT AND STOP—drive-by shootings available at discount.

  58. James John says:

    There will be blood….

  59. Fangs12 says:

    Looks as if the race baiters and the poverty pimps lose another one. One less excuse to divide the country along racial lines causing continuing unrest, calls for gun control and shoring up one of Obama’s voting blocs. Vigilantes and mob rule are not welcome no matter what their color or presumed justification.

  60. dav says:

    unemployed young people these days want desperately to be part of something.

  61. neworleansann says:

    To members of the latino community, remember this. Apparently, democrats don’t think you are presumed innocent, until proven guilty. Where’s Laraza? Were’s Rep. luis guitterez. Do you not claim to defend members of hispanic descent? Is there something about Mr. Zimmerman that disqualifies him from the presumption of innocence laws?

    Remember this when the elections come in November. The Republican Party wants ALL people to be treated the same, using the same laws.

    1. daveca says:

      They dont when they are behind this incident.

      There HAS to be someone who has staged this, especially with all the illegal activity (and immoral like NBC) that is going ignored.

  62. josie wales says:

    I’m sure they will create some charge against him to please the race baiters .

  63. naro says:

    Sure. no grand jury would indict Zimmerman. the AG wants to charge him without an indictment.

  64. JoeJackson_withshoes says:

    Good lesson in acting tough could get you shot. You never know who is carrying. Guns can deter crime if the thugs will just understand that sometimes the good guys have them too.

  65. Rose says:

    The article states, “Dozens of rallies and demonstrations have been held demanding justice.”

    This is pure BS. The demonstrators are NOT demanding ‘justice.” They are demanding that Zimmerman be crucified. There is a HUGE difference.

  66. Lady Smith says:

    I am an old lady in Fort Lauderdale, FL who walks for exercise with my neighbor @ 6:00 am. We were almost attacked by two black teens wearing hoodies yesterday morning. I ran up to someone’s house and kicked their car so the alarm would go off, and it scared the two thugs away. What they never knew was that I was packing a 38 “Lady Smith”. I never want to shoot anyone, but if I was being pummeled on the ground I would certainly shoot the perp so my gun wouldn’t end up in someone elses hands. As sorry as I would feel for the Mother of the dead attacker, is as glad as I would be for my Mother.

  67. realitycheck says:

    Idiots, the whole lot of you!!!

    1. Big Ed says:

      Can you expand on that?

      1. realitycheck says:

        I would if I thought it would be an open minded debate, but so many here have already made up their minds, so it would be a waste of time.

      2. Mikey says:

        So let me get this straight realitycheck. You come on the forum and declare that everyone is an idiot, but you claim that you can provide an open minded debate?

        Way to make yourself look like…. well, an idiot.

      3. cjk says:

        The last time he had an open mind was during his lobotomy.

      4. cjk says:

        I’m talking about Realtycheck’s botched lobotomy to be clear.

  68. tom says:

    Please don’t get trapped by Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, Obama, the Black Panthers, or the liberals along with the democrat politicians. To this point, we do not know what facts are? Just wait and see. One died other may charge for something that he may or may not committ. So meida people should be cautious about this sensitive issue. NBC, ABC, and CNN have no responsibllity and character by throw so much lies to the media, especially lacross players recently in which media, Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, and the Black Panthers have ruined these people aready. So I urge the media not to rush to indict someone for something that we do not know or partially known evidence. Good luck

  69. Tom says:

    Still investigating until Zimmerman is found guilty of something or concealed and carry is repealed in Flordia.

    1. Momofthree says:

      They are STALLING so the dumb MOB won’t go nutty on everyone. NOW I know what Jesus went through. Movies do not do that justice.

  70. Bryan says:

    The stand your ground law is not used as a legal shield in preventable shootings, but it sure was a physical shield that stopped Trayvon’s attack upon Mr. Zimmerman. Do these people protesting a fabricated media story really believe someone should have the right to freely attack another person without fear of being shot? The stand your ground law only applies if the shooter is in fear of immediate death or serious bodily harm. In this case, if Trayvon attacked Zimmerman as described by the only witness the stand your ground law applies, if Zimmerman stalked Trayvon, confronted and shot him because he was black then it doesn’t apply. These protestors are simply liberal pawns trying to take advantage of a person’s death and spin this issue into more gun control laws and into donations to race-hate groups

    1. Nightmare says:

      Stand your ground means I can start a fight with you and shoot your face off and it’s all good:) Remember that.

  71. Joe says:

    If you are on the ground being pummelled, the stand your ground law is irrelevant.

  72. porchhound says:

    “marched three days and stayed in churches and they are “exhausted!”..whoopity-do. I am in my sixties and I backpack in the wilderness for ten days at a time clearing trails and sleeping in a tent….how LAME can these people be???

  73. Victor Barney says:

    Unless you want RIOTS, arrest him! It’s totally not revelant if you know that he is INNOCENT! DUH! Just saying…

    1. szore says:

      I’ll take riots. Let me buy some ammo…

    2. Momofthree says:

      So, if you were defending yourself while at night being attacked by someone and you shot them in self defense and there was an uproar because you shot someone and the MOB wanted you arrested you would say “OK arrest me, we would NOT want the mob to go nuts. I will stay in jail for 30 years”. Ummmm, yeah ok…. Just sayin!

  74. tatateeta says:

    I hope the state department issues travel warnings for tourists, especially tourists from outside the US. Florida is not a safe place for anyone who is not a neo nazi with a gun.

    1. Momofthree says:

      ?? Seriously?? OR if you are not a Black liberation theologists like “Rev.” Al Charlton or Jesse Jackazz spewing hate instead of facts.

    2. Momofthree says:

      BTW, it is your RIGHT as a FL CITIZEN to arm yourself. Maybe you should if you are so terrified.

    3. Rachel Maddow says:

      I think florida may be getting safer. Now that thugs and immigrants understand that they could be given a dirt nap if they get fresh with real people.

    4. F McAvoy says:

      Alright, genius. So now Zimmerman, a half-Jew and half-Hispanic man is now a neo-nazi? Wow. They must be the NEO-neo-nazis then to have a never-before-heard-of racist rainbow coalition of bigots, working hand in differently colored hand to make sure they can victimize the REAL enemy: black people!

      Really, it should bring a tear of joy to your eye to see how these neo-nazis open their hearts and minds to a person whose ethnic identity is comprised of two groups that neo-nazis generally despise.

      But hey, when you’re a leftist goon then what you wish to see never has to measure up with reality, so go on and keep spouting off.

  75. ObamaIsGodAwful says:

    How much more mileage can Obama, Holder and the other militant radicals get from this?

    When are Hispanics going to stand up for their right to defend themselves from brutal attacks by the favored minority?

  76. SharingNews says:

    He can’t be charged with anything involving jail time for felonious acts with a grand jury indictment. Bye Bye Manslaughter, Murder, Hate Crime!

  77. the real racists says:

    How about conspiracy to commit murder and solicitation of murder charges for the Black Panthers, Spike Lee and Roseanne Barr?

  78. Oldcodger says:

    I do agree that arrests should be made in the Sanford Case. Arrest those professional protestors who are disrupting the government and that includes those racist A-holes like Sharpton and Jackson and put them to work cleaning highways or digging holes and covering them up.

  79. michael says:

    Another lynching of a dumb cracker , who should have turned a blind eye .

  80. michael says:

    Thanks Reverand Al Sharpton for starting another hate monging .

  81. SharingNews says:

    *without a GJ Indictment.

  82. Momofthree says:

    They have a Voice Stress Test on Zimmerman and he is clean folks. That test is more reliable than a polygraph.

  83. Hoss says:

    Seems the thug and Bad Boy class are raising a stink because the Stand Your Ground law really scares them.

    It interferes with them ‘gettin paid’ and constitutes a SERIOUS OCCUPATIONAL HAZARD.

    Now all you victims, quit fighting back, it’s hurting our homeboys!

  84. jon says:

    There was a lot of break-in’s in Zimmerman’s neighborhood and the school found jewelry in Trayvon backpack. What I would like to know is if the police are looking into seeing if any of they jewelry can be traced back to any of these break-ins.

    On behalf of Trayvon past and future victims, thank you George Zimmerman.

    1. Bobobob says:

      Maybe he likes to dress as a woman. Ever think of that? So do you hate gay people now too?

  85. Reality Check says:

    If the Hispanic guy told the truth – the stand your ground law is irrelevant.

    Every state in the United States and federal law allow you to use deadly force in self defense if someone has you at their mercy and is in the process of beating your head against concrete.

    This has nothing to do with the “stand your ground law” if the Hispanic guy is telling the truth his attacker was trying to kill him, and his attacker had the means to do so.

  86. Joe Bagdano says:

    Honestly, what is hse going to charge him with? I defy anyone of you to show me the charge and the elements of the charge.

  87. Reality Check says:

    Speaking of a fact.

    The Hispanic guy did not call 911 – he called the police business number.

    Speaking of another fact:

    The Hispanic guy never claimed to be afraid of being physically attacked until after he was on the ground having his head beat against the sidewalk. If he had been scared he would have called 911, not the Police business number.

    Speaking of another fact:

    People planing on attacking someone do not call the police and ask them to be the perfect witness to the attack. The Hispanic guy made a call to police, his alleged attacker did not.

    1. daveca says:

      pretty thin “facts” you pretend to offer.

      Its “fact” just because YOU say so?

      The FACTS are Z was assaulted.

      I think youre posting “opinion” and not “fact”

  88. daveca says:

    the G.J SHOULDNT be involved, the prosecution is RACIST.

    The EVIDENCE was “justifiable”

    WHAT CASE??

    there isnt one. The Police evidence was “self defense:

    THE POLICE WOULD HAVE DONE THE SAME THING if Martin had threatened and attacked THEM.

    Think About It.

    The world needs more Thinking.

    Be A Lert. The World needs more ‘Lerts

  89. F McAvoy says:

    If the investigation reveals that Zimmerman was indeed merely defending himself from an assault, the race pimps will demand rioting as an expression of frustration.

    If the investigation reveals that Zimmerman was indeed at fault, the race pimps will demand rioting as an expression of victory.

    Every person you see marching in the streets demanding justice for Treyvon is a disgusting race pimp, who have tossed aside the law of the land in favor of the mob mentality and lynch-mob justice.

    Funny, 50 years ago the lynch-mobs wore white pointed hoods. These days they have rounded hoods attached to their sweaters.

    1. Bobobob says:

      And devil worshipers wear hoods!! And a turban is a type of hood!! It is the hoods fault. Ban all hoods!

  90. Ela1 says:

    So now they’re still beating this dead-horse issue to go after Rubio and the gun laws — just as we all knew this was really about, from the get-go (on that second issue, in particular)…besides being a purely anti-whitey tirade.

    And even after it turned out the shooter was a Hispanic Democrat who likely didn’t do anything wrong, they’re STILL trying to A) blame whites and guns, and B) feather it out to as many other things, while they’re at it.

    These pavement apes don’t know when to knock it off. They’re too dam med militant, too racist and too but t -crack stupid.

  91. daveca says:

    “CBS4) – Florida State Attorney Angela Corey decided Monday to not use a Grand Jury in the Trayvon Martin shooting death.”

    Notice the Rabid Leftist Gun Control Media are stuck on the “who got shot” template and continue to DELIBERATELY IGNORE the fact it was in self defense against a violent attack.

    Why isnt the Main Sleaze Media doing some reporting on why Martin threatened to kill Zimmerman?

    Im sure they have enough fluff reporting on schedule that they could set aside a LITTLE time to REPORT ALL THE FACTS.

  92. Clifford Anthony Paiva says:

    The head wounds on George Zimmerman have been confirmed here at BSM Research Associates, and forwarded to Sandford Police Dept.; Hal Uhlrig (Council for the Defense) and the Florida House of Representatives. That George Zimmerman was attacked by Trayvon Martin is no longer in question, as the wounds imagery confirms. Two additional points: (a.) Zimmerman’s interest in Martin was a matter of responsibility of Zimmerman to his gated community; one in which Martin was NOT a member; (b.) Sanford Police CANNOT LEGALLY direct Zimmerman to abrogate his responsiblities in the gated complex (private property) without just cause; (c.) Zimmerman ceased following Martin after his call to police. THIS IS A SELF-DEFENSE CASE BASED PRIMARILY ON AN EYEWTINESS ACCOUNT OF MARTIN BEING ON TOP OF ZIMMERMAN, POUNDING THE ZIMMERMAN’S HEAD INTO THE GROUND; IMAGING EVIDENCE CONFIRMS THE SUBSEQUENT INJURIES. Prosecutors, who now have this imagery concerning at least two serious wounds, are of course aware of the sustainable self-defense case.

    1. Clifford Anthony Paiva says:

      Imagery of Zimmerman wounds may be seen on FACEBOOK for Clifford Anthony Paiva; Photos Section; Government Fraud and Murder; (scroll to bottom).

  93. JustMe says:

    Where are the Hispanics in this? Why aren’t they defending their guy?

  94. Bill Johnson says:

    1) Grand Juries can only idict. Takes a regular trial, and a regular jury, to convict.

    2) Grand Jury only necessary for felony charges.

    3) Any trial will have much evidence on the defendant’s side, none on the plaintiff’s side – except a body. Jury trial will not be good for Race Baiters.

  95. JPeters says:

    It is journalistic malpractice to keep showing old pictures of Zimmerman and Trayvon. They are trying to make it look like the big mean white man attacked the cute little black boy who looks like the son of President BO.

  96. Daniel Bryant says:

    We are a nation of laws. This decision affirms it. Mobs are horrible things to listen to. The ONLY ultimate justice is that which God metes out.
    Zimmerman did NOT try to rob Tayvon. There REALLY was nothing to ‘fight about’ but he chose to fight. Why? I’m a cop. I stop all kinds of people all the time. Some are angry others are apologetic. HOW you respond to questions is important. People have to learn how to respond to questions simply. Insecure, paranoid people endanger themselves often times. I’ve stopped HUNDREDS….I know.

  97. The Bruce says:

    Perhaps the special prosecutor can cite Zimmerman for littering. After all, he DID leave about 180 pounds of trash on the lawn.

  98. Alfred Hussein Neuman says:

    Some perspective. Florida has 887,000 or so current students. A march by 40 “college students and alumni” is less than the number than participated in the Sept 11, 2011 St. Pete for Peace rally against Islamophobia.

  99. food for thought says:

    If Zimmerman’s last name had been Lopez, would there even be a connversation/march/outrage?

  100. george says:

    This probably means two things: (1) the prosecutor is fearful the grand jury might not enter an indictment, and (2) the prosecutor plans to indict Zimmerman herself and wants full credit for the decision. If the prosecutor excluded the grand jury from the process and then declared there were no grounds for an indictment, she’d be in the Black Panthers’ cross-hairs too — and she jolly well knows it.

  101. Kathy says:

    Oh yeah, they’ll just have to keep digging until they can find something to pin on Zimmerman and to hell with truth or justice or the destruction of one man’s life. Disgusting and despicable.

  102. Realheadline says:

    Race-baiting liberals were wrong again? Say it ain’t so! ….In other news, the Sun will rise in the East tomorrow and set in the West.

  103. Jack says:

    I have followed this case from the first night including 911 calls and the replies. I have not made up my mind bedause I do not believe all the facts ar out yet. I would like the case be heard by the grand jury. Their duty is to see if there is enoough evidence to procescute. Then, the Court could have their trial, or not, if that is what the grand jury decises. I have followd with interest the comments above, The main thing they show me is that there are so many people who seem to have made up their minds as to the guilt or inocense of Both parties. I have served on a grand jury and on weveral juries over the years. Two were capital crimes and the rest were civil cases. I have faith in our Courts and bvelieve justice, whatever it is will bve served. I have tried to ferret out the facts and keep an open mind until we hear the final resultd.

  104. jwhitehawke says:

    This whole thing has become another ‘false flag’ operation because of Obama’s comments. He again stirred the racial pot. Now, people are back in the bigotry game instead of focusing on the loss of our fourth amendment and tyranny.

  105. Paul says:

    I am fine with letting the courts handle this according to the facts. Unfortunately the media and liberals are not. Their hypocrisy is insulting. NBC, ABC, and CNN have already been caught intentionally editing audio recordings to push their agenda. Obama is also using the tragedy for campaign purposes.

  106. Doug says:

    “Ms. Corey said from the beginning that she may not need a grand jury.”

    Are these people mentally disabled. Nobody involved in this case talks like they have any legal training at all. Unless they are planning to charge Zimmerman with a misdemeanor, the case is going nowhere until a Grand Jury hands down an indictment.

  107. God says:

    I will not hear this sinners case either

  108. Bill Gates says:

    This won’t be settled until the race war is over.

    I’m ready. Let’s get it on!

  109. jullou says:

    Meanwhile, on Wednesday, a black man shoots a hispanic man who had the mentality of a 12-year old. It happened in Laveen, Arizona. Look it up. It happened at a Taco Bell restaurant. I imagine the hispanic male did something that bothered the black man. Notice that the leftist media is silent. Why? Because it doesn’t advance their Marxism and muddies their hyping of this case.

  110. George N. Weezie says:

    And just what would a “preventable shooting” be? Can you define this fictitious phrase you came up with? You protesters are being used as pawns to advance a civilian disarmament scheme. That’s a more descriptive term to define, for the government educated, what is meant by “gun control”.

    Please, for heaven’s sake, look at the history of “gun control”. It was, and still is, a measure used to keep blacks unarmed and subservient.

  111. jonas says:

    Call it what it is: MOB RULE

  112. jon says:

    Hard to read what this means, but guessing she is under pressure to charge Zimmerman to appease blacks, regardless of the facts that have come out the past few weeks

  113. Pouteria says:

    The way the law is written it means anyone packing a gun who is ‘losing’ a fist fight can shoot and kill the ‘winning’ one because ‘I felt my life was threatened.’

    1. dbeall says:

      If someone attacks me, I have the right to defend my life-period.

  114. Bob says:

    Why does no one ever ask what the heck Trayvon was doing in that neighborhood at that time of night? Let’s all admit it… he had no business being there. Sure it is a free country, but WHY WAS HE THERE?

    I think we all know EXACTLY what he was doing there…

  115. Rick says:

    Mob rule or rational legal processes? People, this is not lawless Africa.

  116. stoptouchingthatmabel says:

    Trayvon assaulted a man with a gun and that was his last mistake.

  117. dbeall says:

    Since when can you opt out of using a grand jury????

    1. SpankySpankster says:

      A special prosecutor can bring charges without going through a grand jury…

  118. sdfsdf says:

    War Criminal Obama and now Race War criminal Obama should be tried and sentenced to live in prison this should be the only term we should be talking about …

  119. jullou says:

    A black man just shot a hispanic man with the mentality of a 12 years old at Laveen, Arizona at a Taco Bell. Look it up on the internet. Apparently the leftist news sources won’t report this. It would stand in the way of their agenda. I wonder if Obama thinks this black man would look like his son. How pathetic they are. This should be a call to hispanics to not vote for Democrats or Obama. The end justifies the means and they will walk all over you if the end means gaining power.

  120. Thomas S. Stein says:

    You have to remember that the good reverands, one from N.Y. and one from Chicago might be indited on any number of incitement violations if a grand Jury is used. Also, the granf jury probably would not indite him. Also there is one black and one obease holiwood celebraties who appear to have violated felony statutes by theirmouths which should get prosecution. Additionally, this poor Spanish guy being persecuted by these black mobs leave these gangs open to criminal prosecution in a big way. Therefore, you could see major incarcerations built around incitement and Zimmerman sueing everybody for just cause when he is totally freed from this network mob action.

  121. Alan Whitney says:

    Zimmerman: I broke off when PD told me to. Martin attacked me. He was on top of me, hitting me, and pounding my head into the ground. I screamed for help. I shot him.

    If that is so, powder burns would be present on Williams, and the bullet path would PROBABLY range in an UPWARD path in William’s chest.

    Is that what the initial investigation found? Was that why Zimmerman wasn’t charged?

    Everybody is shooting off their mouth, but only the investigators know what hhappened…

  122. Ruth says:

    She’s doing the right thing: Investigate this case thoroughly before any kind of action is taken.

  123. Jow says:

    Why doesn’t this “jounalistic resonsible” station try picturing Trayvon as a 17 year old 6′-1″- 200 pound in a hoodie that he really was rather than the innocent 12 year old?

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