Zimmerman’s Attorney: “George is the Victim”!

Posted on December 11, 2012 by

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Zimmerman’s legal team leaving after Attorney O’Mara’s news conference and after the judge denied Zimmerman’s motion to remove his leg monitor and permission to leave the county.

George Zimmerman’s Attorney, Mark O’Mara, held a news conference outside of Sanford’s Criminal Justice Center where he appears to ask the public for reflection.  Sanford, Fl Criminal Justice CenterHe presented several interesting points of view: Zimmerman is a victim, in that, the nation’s attention is focused on him in a negative way; this case is dividing America and would continue to do so; that Zimmerman seems to be the focus of how the nation’s judicial system practices an injustice against African-Americans; and if that’s the case; he would take part in a national discussion about injustice in America.  O’Mara’s position is simply strange. Trayvon Martin was an African-American boy and George Zimmerman, a white man, killed him, but Zimmerman is the victim.  For O’Mara to say that, is furthering disrespect for Trayvon’s family and a barefaced disregard for Trayvon life.   It’s understandable the O’Mara and his team would go to any length to defend their client, but to project him as the victim and a target of injustice is simply immoral. 

Zimmerman approached Trayvon and dared him to go ahead; perhaps; there was an argument; but Zimmerman’s intent was to kill and not to physically fight; he was packing a gun and Trayvon had no weapon.  Finally, Trayvon is dead; he can’t defend himself in a court of law; that’s where the fight should’ve taken place; but Zimmerman decided to end his life as he became police, judge, jury, and executioner.

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