The debate over the shooting death of a Miami teen Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch captain in Sanford, should focus on guns and not race, according to actor and comedian Bill Cosby.
The National Rifle Association is coming to the defense of Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law it helped write in 2005 and targeting the media for its coverage of the Trayvon Martin case.
There may be a conflict of interest involving the judge in the Travyon Martin shooting case.
George Zimmerman remains in jail after making his first appearance in a Seminole County courtroom but his lawyer said a bail hearing will most likely be held next Friday, April 20th.
George Zimmerman made his first appearance in a Seminole County court Thursday afternoon, less than 24 hours after he was first arrested on second-degree murder for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
Trayvon Martin’s stepmother was happy to hear that charges had been filed against George Zimmerman, the man accused of shooting and killing her unarmed stepson.
Now that a second degree murder charge has been leveled against neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin, prosecutors will have a number of obstacles to overcome if they hope to win a conviction.
The death of Trayvon Martin resonated with students across South Florida including at the school Trayvon most recently attended, Michael Krop Senior High in Northeast Miami-Dade.
The parents of Trayvon Martin did not express joy on Wednesday after charges against George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed their unarmed teenage son, were announced more than a month after the shooting.
George Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder for the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.