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Thu Mar 22, 2012, 07:17 PM

What's wrong mom?...please sign the petition..

Last edited Fri Mar 23, 2012, 10:52 AM - Edit history (1)



Prosecute the killer of our son, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin

Why This Is Important


On February 26, our son Trayvon Martin was shot and killed as he walked to a family member's home from a convenience store where he had just bought some candy. He was only 17 years-old.

Trayvon's killer, George Zimmerman, admitted to police that he shot Trayvon in the chest. Zimmerman, the community's self appointed "neighborhood watch leader," called the police to report a suspicious person when he saw Travyon, a young black man, walking from the store. But Zimmerman still hasn't been charged for murdering our son.

Trayvon was our hero. At the age 9, Trayvon pulled his father from a burning kitchen, saving his life. He loved sports and horseback riding. At only 17 he had a bright future ahead of him with dreams of attending college and becoming an aviation mechanic. Now thatís all gone.

When Zimmerman reported Trayvon to the police, they told him not to confront him. But he did anyway. All we know about what happened next is that our 17 year-old son, who was completely unarmed, was shot and killed.

It's been nearly two weeks and the Sanford Police have refused to arrest George Zimmerman. In their public statements, they even go so far as to stand up for the killer - saying he's "a college grad" who took a class in criminal justice.

Please join us in calling on Norman Wolfinger, Florida's 18th District State's Attorney, to investigate my son's murder and prosecute George Zimmerman for the shooting and killing of Trayvon Martin.

http://www.change.org/petitions/prosecute-the-killer-of-our-son-17-year-old-trayvon-martin?utm_medium=facebook&utm_source=share_petition&utm_term=own_wall

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Reply What's wrong mom?...please sign the petition.. (Original post)
one_voice Mar 2012 OP
abelenkpe Mar 2012 #1
HockeyMom Mar 2012 #2
one_voice Mar 2012 #4
RebelOne Mar 2012 #3
pinboy3niner Mar 2012 #5
ZombieHorde Mar 2012 #6
Katie Mar 2012 #7
one_voice Mar 2012 #8
Dogtown Mar 2012 #9
burrowowl Mar 2012 #10
pinboy3niner Mar 2012 #11
pinboy3niner Mar 2012 #12
pinboy3niner Mar 2012 #13

Response to one_voice (Original post)

Thu Mar 22, 2012, 07:19 PM

1. K&R nt

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Response to one_voice (Original post)

Thu Mar 22, 2012, 07:21 PM

2. I have signed every petition I have gotten

as a MOTHER, who also has a lesbian daughter, so I know what it feels like to have your child attacked for who they are and have absolutely no control over it.

Peace be to you all. So, so many times I think of John Lennon and words he wrote so many years ago, "Imagine......" Unfortunately, it still hasn't happened.

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Response to HockeyMom (Reply #2)

Thu Mar 22, 2012, 07:27 PM

4. Thank you!...

I wish things were easier for your daughter. It's so unfair to be attacked for just being.

I hope that it's our children that will continue our fight. I have faith in them, especially when I read stories about how brave these kids continue to be. We will win the war on hatred, maybe not in our lifetime, but it will happen. I have to believe that.

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Response to one_voice (Original post)

Thu Mar 22, 2012, 07:25 PM

3. Signed. n/t

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Response to one_voice (Original post)

Thu Mar 22, 2012, 07:32 PM

5. 1,352,570 out of 1,500,000

The original target was 1 million; when that was met, the target was increased to 1.5 million--and it's already well on the way there.

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Response to one_voice (Original post)

Thu Mar 22, 2012, 07:42 PM

6. Done. Thanks for posting. nt

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Response to one_voice (Original post)

Thu Mar 22, 2012, 07:53 PM

7. K&R

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Response to one_voice (Original post)

Thu Mar 22, 2012, 10:39 PM

8. one kick for the night crew.

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Response to one_voice (Original post)

Thu Mar 22, 2012, 11:58 PM

9. K&R n/t

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Response to one_voice (Original post)

Thu Mar 22, 2012, 11:59 PM

10. Kick, KICK and KICK!

Already signed!

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Response to one_voice (Original post)

Fri Mar 23, 2012, 07:01 AM

11. 1,455,333 out of 1,500,000 nt

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Response to one_voice (Original post)

Fri Mar 23, 2012, 10:06 AM

12. 1,474,256 out of 1,500,000

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Response to one_voice (Original post)

Fri Mar 23, 2012, 01:09 PM

13. More than 1.5 million have signed--new goal 3 million!

1,501,763 out of 3,000,000.

Edit to add: The new goal has just been revised to 1.6 million.

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