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White House petitions call for federal charges against Zimmerman
Posted By admin On July 15, 2013 @ 10:00 am In Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled
The Hill 
July 15, 2013
Two White House petitions are calling for Attorney General Eric Holder to file civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, after his acquittal in the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin.
One petition  on the “We the People” website urges the Justice Department to prosecute Zimmerman for “depriving Trayvon Martin of his Constitutional Rights of Life and Liberty,” and had over 13,000 signatures as of 8 a.m. Monday morning. A second similar petition  had over 1,000 signatures.
The petitions need to cross a 100,000 threshold to earn an official response from administration officials.
The petitions come after a Sanford, Fla. jury found Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer who shot Martin, an unarmed black teenager, not guilty on manslaughter and second degree murder charges.
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URLs in this post:
 The Hill: http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/310925-petition-prosecute-zimmerman-for-depriving-trayvon-martin-of-constitutional-rights
 petition: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/civil-rights-prosecution-george-zimmerman-united-states-department-justice-death-trayvon-martin/LkGHz0VH
 petition: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/petition-civil-rights-prosecution-george-zimmerman-us-department-justice-death-trayvon-martin/vkz7yZYM
 White House now requires ‘We the People’ petitions to have 100,000 signatures for official response: http://www.prisonplanet.com/white-house-now-requires-%e2%80%98we-the-people%e2%80%99-petitions-to-have-100000-signatures-for-official-response.html
 White House website deluged with secession petitions from 20 states: http://www.prisonplanet.com/white-house-website-deluged-with-secession-petitions-from-20-states.html
 Federal Government Plans to Persecute Zimmerman: http://www.prisonplanet.com/federal-government-plans-to-persecute-zimmerman.html
 How George Zimmerman Might Have Won the Trial on Day 5: http://www.prisonplanet.com/how-george-zimmerman-might-have-won-the-trial-on-day-5.html
 George Zimmerman released on bond in Trayvon Martin killing: http://www.prisonplanet.com/george-zimmerman-released-on-bond-in-trayvon-martin-killing.html
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