By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The parents of Trayvon Martin on Thursday called an apology from George Zimmerman in the shooting death of their teenage son "insincere," and said it is still too difficult to forgive Mr. Zimmerman for the act.
Former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was released from jail Friday for a second time while he awaits his second-degree murder trial for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin.
A newly-released video shows Florida neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman at the scene of Trayvon Martin's fatal shooting a day later giving police a blow-by-blow account of his fight with the teen.
A judge on Friday revoked the bond of the neighborhood watch volunteer charged with murdering Trayvon Martin and ordered him returned to jail within 48 hours, saying George Zimmerman and his wife misled the court about how much money they had available when his bond was set at $150,000.
George Zimmerman, who slipped out of jail on $150,000 bail in the early morning darkness, went back into hiding Monday and likely fled to another state to avoid threats as he awaits his second-degree murder trial for the killing of Trayvon Martin.
Telling Trayvon Martin's parents and a national TV audience "I am sorry for the loss of your son," neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman took the witness stand in an extraordinary move Friday during his bail hearing, making his first public comments since fatally shooting the unarmed teenager.
After an extraordinary public campaign to make an arrest in the shooting of an unarmed black teen, a Florida prosecutor came back with a murder charge in the case that has galvanized the nation for weeks.
Trayvon Martin's parents went before a congressional panel and thanked those who turned their 17-year-old son's death into a rallying cry against racial profiling.
The parents of Trayvon Martin, the Florida teenager who was fatally shot last month by a neighborhood watch volunteer, traveled to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to urge Congress to push for answers and justice in their son's death.
In a packed forum on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, the parents of Trayvon Martin found support among members of Congress, who turned the death of their 17-year-old son into a rallying cry against racial profiling.
The Rev. Al Sharpton's activism on the Trayvon Martin case has given him a unique role - some would say unique conflict - on MSNBC.
The investigation into last month's shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in an Orlando suburb is out of the hands of the beleaguered police chief and the county prosecutor with the Justice Department looking at possible civil rights violations and a grand jury perhaps considering charges.
The famous and the unsung took to Facebook and Twitter in hooded sweatshirts Thursday in solidarity with the family of a black teenager shot to death by a Hispanic neighborhood watch captain in Florida.
The parents of an unarmed black teenager who was shot to death by a neighborhood watch volunteer say they are not satisfied that the Sanford police chief is temporarily stepping down.
"Again, I don't feel that it's sincere either," said Mr. Martin's father, Tracy Martin. "George Zimmerman had ample time to apologize to us for taking the life of our son before the first arrest and to come and try to publicly apologize now — he's just trying to save face."