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Trayvon Martin case: Obama speaks out on Zimmerman verdict | Mail Online

Barack Obama issued a statement today on the not-guilty saying that the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin was a tragedy but a ‘jury has spoken’.

Obama Wants You to Respect the Zimmerman Verdict, But That Does Not Mean He Will – Hit & Run :

But Obama’s stance against rioting does not necessarily mean that he is prepared to accept the outcome of this case.

Mayor Buttigieg issues statement on George Zimmerman verdict

It is clear that Trayvon Martin’s death should never have happened. We must see in this case yet another compelling reason for all of us to judge one another only by the content of our character—never based on color, clothing, or appearance. Our community, and every community, will be better off when strangers look across difference and find reasons to respect, not fear, one another.

NAACP pursues civil rights charges against Zimmerman | The Daily Caller

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People () has called on the Obama administration to pursue civil rights charges against George Zimmerman.

Holder: Investigation Continues, ‘Justice Must Be Done’

Attorney General Eric comments on the Trayvon Martin case

Harris-Perry: Verdict says it’s OK to kill African-Americans | The Daily Caller

Immediately following the announcement of the “not guilty” verdict in the George Zimmerman trial for the murder of Trayvon Martin, MSNBC host Melissa-Harris Perry condemned the jury’s decision.

Roddy White: Zimmerman Trial Jurors ‘Should Go Home Tonight And Kill Themselves’ « CBS Atlanta

“All them [sic] jurors should go home tonight and kill themselves for letting a grown man get away with killing a kid,” he said through his official Twitter account Saturday night.

Outspoken Rihanna leads the celebrity Twitter fury as George Zimmerman is found not guilty | Mail Online

He’s an innocent man in the eyes of the law after being cleared of the murder of Trayvon Martin but George Zimmerman has found himself at the sharp end of celebrity Twitter fury.

Female jurors who acquitted George Zimmerman want to stay anonymous in fear for their safety | Mail Online

Jurors refused to talk to reporters after the verdict about how they reached their decision Saturday night. Their names are being kept secret until Judge Debra Nelson lifts an order protecting their identities.

Zimmerman could bring his OWN lawsuits over how his case was handled his lawyers say – as they reveal they plan to move ‘asap’ against NBC for editing 911 calls | Mail Online

George Zimmerman’s lawyers have revealed that the former neighborhood watch volunteer could bring his own lawsuits following his not guilty verdict.

‘Scared’ George Zimmerman ‘to carry same gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin’ – as Giants star tweets ‘he won’t last a year before hood catches up with him’ | Mail Online

George Zimmerman plans to carry the gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin for his own protection – and his lawyer thinks he would be foolish not to.

Two Things That Could Prevent the DOJ from Bringing Civil Rights Case Against Zimmerman | Video |

The Miami Herald reported last week that FBI records released Thursday recorded Sgt. Arthur Barnes saying he “felt the shooting was not racially motivated

Trayvon Rally Leader: “Every F**king Cop Is a F**king Target” (Video) | The Gateway Pundit

“I’m tired of waiting”… “Every f***ing cop is a f***ing target”, refers to police Captain Mark Kruger as a “target”, and proclaims “We need to start making moves that’ll show them we have power to force them into positions that we want them in.”

White people who kill black people in ‘Stand Your Ground’ states are 354% more likely to be cleared of murder: Fresh questions over self-defence law in wake of Zimmerman verdict | Mail Online

White people who kill black people in ‘Stand Your Ground’ states are 354 per cent more likely to be found justified in their killing than a white person who kills another white person, according to research.

Blacks are an estimated 39 times more likely to commit a violent crime against a white than vice versa

Video: Teen saves 5-year-old from abduction « Hot Air

That’s when, Boggs said, “I had the gut feeling that I was going to find the little girl.”

Union leaders: ObamaCare will “destroy the very health and wellbeing” of America’s working class « Hot Air

Like millions of other Americans, our members are front-line workers in the American economy. We have been strong supporters of the notion that all Americans should have access to quality, affordable health care. We have also been strong supporters of you. In campaign after campaign we have put boots on the ground, gone door-to-door to get out the vote, run phone banks and raised money to secure this vision.

If only someone had warned them this was going to happen.

Military Says Gitmo Hunger Strike Ending, Inmates’ Lawyers Disagree – Hit & Run :

Spilled KY Gel Prompts Ala. Post Office Evacuation « CBS Atlanta

U.S. Postal Service officials say the suspicious substance that prompted the evacuation of a northeastern Alabama post office was KY Intense Arousal gel.

Federal report identifies numerous problems created by Michelle Obama’s ‘healthy’ school lunch overhaul – powered by Education Action Group Foundation, Inc.

A newly released report by the Government Accountability Office finds numerous problems have been created by the National Program overhaul pushed by First Lady Michelle Obama.

Michelle Obama Gives a Nod to ‘Walking School Buses’ | CNS News

First Lady Michelle Obama is promoting walking to school as part of her anti-obesity campaign.

55 Drive-Thru Customers Part Of ‘Pay It Forward’ Chain At Amesbury Donut Shop « CBS Boston

A gesture by a customer at Heav’nly Donuts in Amesbury triggered a chain reaction on Saturday that presumably led to a lot of smiles.

Twinkies are back, but most jobs are not |

are back in stores. But most of the jobs of the people that make them won’t be returning any time soon.

Morbidly obese scouts banned from America’s national jamboree on health grounds as they wouldn’t be able to hike around new keep fit venue | Mail Online

More than 30,000 Scouts ages 12 to 20 and their leaders were required to meet a threshold for body mass index and other health factors before being allowed to participate in the 10 day camp at a new location in West Virginia.