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Protesters angry over a jury's acquittal of George Zimmerman and upset that Florida Gov. Rick Scott won't order the state Legislature into special session to scale back 'stand your ground laws' are convening their own — a mock legislative hearing to analyze Trayvon Martin's killing.
Folks on the Bill Press radio show Tuesday morning agreed that reports Monday of George Zimmerman helping save a family a four from a car crash are not true.
Trayvon Martin's parents are doing the rounds of the media and saying that they are stunned by the verdict in George Zimmerman's trial ("Trayvon Martin's parents say they're 'stunned' by George Zimmerman verdict," Web, July 17). It's too bad they weren't stunned by their son's anti-social, self-destructive behavior, which was going on long before Mr. Zimmerman came across him.
The White House podium conveys a great deal of power and influence to the man standing behind it. Teddy Roosevelt called it "the bully pulpit."
President Obama may currently be calling on the states to review their respective "stand your ground" gun laws, but he wasn't always so opposed to the right-to-carry rule.
James Woods, one of Hollywood's best-known actors, took to Twitter over the weekend to decry President Obama's impromptu defense of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old killed by George Zimmerman in self-defense in Florida, and suggested that race was not an issue in the acquittal.
Less than a week after he was acquitted in the murder of Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman emerged from hiding to help rescue a family who was trapped in an overturned vehicle, police said.
A source close to singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder has released a list of some the biggest names in the music industry joining in the boycott against Florida's "stand your ground" laws.
A member of the Congressional Black Caucus moved Sunday to dampen calls for an economic boycott of Florida in reaction to the Trayvon Martin verdict, saying the effort could wind up hurting black communities.