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Trayvon Martin's family releases statement to family of Jordan Davis

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Updated: 2/15 4:19 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The attorney for the family of slain teenager Trayvon Martin issued a statement to the family of Jordan Davis as jury deliberations continue in the Michael Dunn trial.

The Martin family waited for several days as the jury deliberated the case against George Zimmerman also prosecuted by a team from State Attorney Angela Corey's office.

Attorney Benjamin Crump released this statement Saturday:

Nelson Mandela once said, “may your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.” The killing of 17 year old Jordan Davis is yet another reminder that in Florida, racial profiling and stereotypes may serve as the basis for supposititious fear and the shooting and killing of young teenagers. No matter the verdict, the fact that Ron and Lucia will never see their son again will not change; we know that pain all too well. We walk with Jordan in defining his legacy to reflect our hopes by advancing love and tolerance in his memory, and continuing the fight against unjust gun laws.

The jury ultimately acquitted Zimmerman of second-degree murder in the shooting. Zimmerman claimed he killed Trayvon in self-defense.

The jury in the Jordan Davis case has been deliberating for at least 27 hours without a decision.
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Realchange - 2/15/2014 6:40 PM
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Here is excerpt from Martin cell phone bad as it is there is far worse on there do some research: QUery: Mee too,but wat happen tah yuhh?? Response: Fight Query : Y!? Response: cause man dat N (word) (filters will not allow the real word) snitched on me Query: Bae Y youn always fightinqq man, yu got suspended? Response: Naw we thumped afta skool in a duckd off spot Query: Ohh, well damee Response: I los da 1st round :) but I won da 2nd and 3rd... Response: I los dn first :( but won da 2nd nd 3rd Query: Ohh so it was 3 rounds? damee well at least yu wonn lol but yuu needsa stop fighting qq bae forereal' Response Naw I am not done wit fool... he gone have 2 seem again Query: NOoo BAe stop yuu aint gonn be staisfied till yuh get suspeneded again huh? Response Naw but he aint breed (means bleed) nuff 4 me, only his nose... but afta dat im done ENd excerpt shortly thereafter a 17 year old starts shopping for street handguns.

Realchange - 2/15/2014 6:39 PM
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Trayvon Martin= Home burglary suspect caught with stolen jewelry in school let off, known to assault other kids over anything ,even being snitch, brags about attacking bus driver, known to use pot and reports indicate used purple lean as well even mixing the 2, shopped for street guns after getting snitched on to what purpose we do not know, when asked to stop his activities by friends and family continues. Judge Nelson and prosecutor Corey both know of these activities but felt that such evidence needed to be hidden from the jury. Yet allowed Zimmerman's background into the trial in order to convict him. So are you saying that Davis and Martin were just alike? If they didn't like you they had the right to assault you ?

coliebug 85 - 2/15/2014 4:53 PM
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IT'S NOT ABOUT FAME OR MONEY IT'S JUSTICE FOR THE TWO TEENAGERS BOTH FAMILIES HAVE LOST.AND NOBODY CAN JUDGE THIS FOR THE LOVED ONES THIS FAMILIES HAVE LOST.I THINK IT'S REALLY STRONG OF THE MARTIN FAMILY SHOW SUPPORT TO THE DAVIS FAMILY.THIS TWO FAMILIES NEED TO STAY STRONG AND FIGHT FOR JUSTICE FOR THE SON'S THAT WAS TAKEN TO SOON.GOD BLESS THIS TWO FAMILIES THAT ARE STAYING STRONG THRU THIS RUFF TIME.HOPE BOTH FAMILIES GET THE ANSWERS THEY NEED.I AM SO SORRY YOU ALL HAVE TO GO THRU WHAT Y'ALL ARE YOU HAVING TO GO THRU.

1country - 2/15/2014 4:10 PM
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they are talking family love for their children? now lets see,trayvons mom lives in miami and his dad in the orlando area?? jordons mom lives in atlanta and his dad in jacksonville?? that might have been a small part of the problem with these kids !!!!! it's all about fame and MONEY !!
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