George Zimmerman "Got Away With Murder" of Trayvon Martin, Juror Says

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George Zimmerman got away with the murder of Trayvon Martin ... so says one of the jurors that acquitted him earlier this month in the controversial trial.

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Juror B29 told ABC she favored convicting Zimmerman of second-degree murder when deliberations began amongst the six-member, all-women jury.

"I was the juror that was going to give them a hung jury," she said.

"I fought to the end."

Why'd she cave? Because under Florida law, she says there wasn't enough proof to convict the 29-year-old neighborhood watch volunteer.

"George Zimmerman got away with murder, but you can't get away from God," she said. "At the end of the day, he's going to have a lot of questions to deal with."

Zimmerman was found not guilty two weeks ago of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges in the 2012 slaying of the unarmed 17-year-old.

The Miami teenager was shot and killed during a confrontation by the 29-year-old - who claims Martin was the aggressor - in Sanford, Fla.

The case spawned heated national debates about racial profiling and so-called Stand Your Ground self-defense laws in Florida and other states.

Zimmerman has been in hiding, but was seen publicly for the first time last week when he helped a family after their SUV flipped over on a highway.

Juror B29 is the second panelist to go public with what went on during deliberations, following Juror B37, who was interviewed on CNN last week.

Four jurors, not including the one interviewed by ABC, issued a statement saying the opinions expressed by Juror B37 did not represent their views.

That juror said the actions of Zimmerman and Martin both led to the teenager's fatal shooting, but that Zimmerman didn't actually break the law.

Juror B29 also told ABC that she didn't believe race was an issue.

Though the judge so far has refused to release the names or biographical information about the jurors, B29 said she was 36 years old and Puerto Rican.

Martin was black and Zimmerman identifies himself as Hispanic.

Martin's parents believe Zimmerman racially profiled their son when he started following him after spotting him walking through the neighborhood.

B29 said she couldn't speak for her fellow jurors on the race issue. 

She feels like she owes Martin's parents an apology, however: "I felt like I let a lot of people down, and I'm thinking to myself, 'Did I go the right way?'"

"As much as we were trying to find this man guilty ... They give you a booklet that basically tells you the truth, and the truth is that there was nothing that we could do about it."

What's your take: Did the jury make the right decision?

 

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trayvon martin racially profiled George Zimmerman (creepy ass cracker)
trayvon martin stalked George Zimmerman ( Was going to the residence he was staying at but turned and worked his way back to zimmerman)
trayvon martin sucker punched george zimmerman
trayvon martin jumped on top of george zimmerman and tried to beat him to death
trayvon martin is to blame for his own death
these are the facts if you dont like the facts tough luck
racism is alive in america thanks to the black community
martin luther king is rolling in his grave becouse of the actions of the black community

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@ Not a racist like you

preach, brutha! can i hear an amen?? hallelujah!

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“Stand Your Ground” laws are a blatant White Supremacist, Racist attempt to legalize lynching and murdering Blacks!

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@ Ad Min

Are blacks not allowed to get gun licences in America? Just wondering? And if so, why not?

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@ Ad Min

"Stand Your Ground" was put in place because whites were sick of being defenseless from all the armed blacks out there. Zimmerman did what he did to show blacks that whites are also armed and WATCH OUT! If Trayvon (stupid name) had behaved himself and acted civilized, he would be alive today.

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Over 90% of black victims are a result of black on black crime. 85% of B&W crime is Black on White. 70% of black children have no father in the home. Blacks create 10 tines as many violent crimes than Hispanics and whites combined. This is why you are profiled. Your black spokesman's Sharpton & Jackson use Trayvon Martin as a diversion to the real problems you have. The race card is all but obsolete. It's been misused, abused, watered down to the point that the black thats using it knows it's preposterous 99% of the time. There is no denying that your culture is in shambles. The celebrities get on your Trayvon bandwagon then they climb into their Mercedes and don't give your government assisted asses another thought, they are all - Paper Tigers. You have a long way to go. your celebrities tell you what you want to hear for the sole purpose of satisfying their liberal industry Your Leaders play your ignorance each and every day and have you believing that all that don't agree with them are racist. Your President throws you a bone and pretends that he himself feels your pain. If he had a son then he would look like Trayvon? Really? I would think that ZIMMERMAN might look more like Obama since Zimmerman and Obama are both of mixed blood! Your pathetic excuse for journalism called the main stream media feeds this fabrication of the truth because they are Obamas puppets. They constantly race bait. You are being played like a cheap fiddle and you blame the only people that tell you the truth. Your democratic party has given you nothing but poverty, poor education and the right to be just as useless as you want to be. Try rising above the blame game because your voice is speaking to an absent audience.

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@ I don't care

amen, brutha! PREACH!!

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Sandy Rios (In the Morning), you can decry all you want that that killer Zimmerman is not racist! To date, Zimmerman has not apologized for his killing of an unarmed young black man, but smiled when he was declared justified in his wrongdoing by an all-white jury! You White people (& White Christians) keep going on trying to justify the actions of a killer! Why? I heard absolutely no sympathy in your voice over the death of an innocent young man! What was his crime? Was he killed caught robbing a store or a bank? He was killed being somewhere he had a right to be at! Just like Zimmerman knew about the law 'stand your ground' so did Trayvon Martin! Trayvon stood his ground by what he had and that was fighting! In order for this fight to have occurred, Zimmerman has to get close to and initiate physical contact with this young Black man, then Zimmerman pulled out his gun and killed him when he couldn’t overpower him in their fight! Was that fair? You White people have absolutely no compassion at all over this unjust killing! There has been very terrible tragedies in the white community such as the Sandy hook and the Aura massacres, but you don't see Black people rising up and saying those two men, James Holmes and Adam Lanza, had a right to kill those people! Evil is evil, but in this case, you White people are calling evil ~ good! IT’S NOT GOOD! I was beginning to think that we Christians could come together against the forces of darkness no matter what color we are, but it seems that you all are trying to prove me wrong! Killing is not good no matter where it’s done: in the womb or on the street ~ Why can’t you see that Sandy? Yes, and I do agree with President Obama on this matter! He could have been Trayvon many years ago! Right now, there is a push to incite violence against our Black youth! Just pay attention to the articles posted on WND.com. They have a writer who loves to refer to our Black youths only as a Black mob! I believe White American men (maybe not all) do feel threaten by all the success that President Obama has have during his presidency. Regardless of the reasons why, President Obama did win a second term, and most of his controversial actions and ideals have been realised! I know they (White men) don’t understand why? Why, all of a sudden this Black man is so successful in a white dominant society in such a crazy way? Why? ...and because they don’t understand it, they ~ the White American men ~ feel it necessary to eliminate or prevent as much as possible such future outrageous success of the Black man by attacking them at their most vulnerable stage in their life! In those teen years just like Trayvon Martin! They are old enough to be on their own, but not wise enough to deal with the sophisticated evils of an older person! I, too, remember times when I have been unjustly attack by old white men in those years! They can exhibit very nasty attitudes when they want too, but now that I’m older and more capable, WHITE MEN LEAVE ME ALONE!!!! To help you all understand the success of President Obama, it has to do with his pedigree! President Obama, may not be Jewish, but He’s an Israelite! He has the blessing of Israel upon him! Just like all the successful good men and bad men in history! That’s something to think about! Now you know the root cause for the success of... What’s the name of that dead man the Muslims so love and adore???

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@ WisdomSpeak1

You have convinced me- You are section 8.

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WHY DON'T YOU GUYS GOOGLE ~NEWSOME & CHRISTIAN TRIAL Knoxville Tennessee ~ This trial makes Zimmerman look like an angle, but the news refuses to tell these kids story
THEN YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT HOW EVIL REAL RACISM IS.

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@ lynn

Thank you Lynn- now I don't have to say it.

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WHITE POWER!! Zimmerman for President!!

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@ SoReal

I have more respect for a piece of shit then you. You're sad, sad.

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WAY TO GO ZIMMERMAN???

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WAY TO GO ZIMMERMAN????

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zimmerman is like the jesse jackson for white people. i love this guy. he knew crime was going on in his neighborhood and he took action. trayvon thought he could get all ghetto and zimmerman shot his a**. he was protecting himself pure and simple. blacks have to learn that now white people are carrying guns so they better behave.

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@ SoReal

for real, is this what you can contribute....i promise you ZIMMERMAN wont last long...he will meet his judgement soonest

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NO BIG DEAL ... IT'S JUST BROWN - ON - BLACK VIOLENCE - THAT'S ALL ... HAPPENS EVERY DAY, YOU KNOW.

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