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Juror: GZ Should Not Have Been Brought To Trial

From ABC News:

George Zimmerman Juror Says He ‘Got Away With Murder’

By ALYSSA NEWCOMB | July 25, 2013

The only minority on the all-female jury that voted to acquit George Zimmerman said today that Zimmerman "got away with murder" for killing Trayvon Martin and feels she owes an apology Martin’s parents.

The "minority" here is Maddy, whom we will later learn is a Puerto Rican. In fact, she looks like a black Hispanic to our untrained eyes. So if Maddy is a minority, then so is George Zimmerman.

"You can’t put the man in jail even though in our hearts we felt he was guilty," said the woman who was identified only as Juror B29 during the trial. "But we had to grab our hearts and put it aside and look at the evidence."

She said the jury was following Florida law and the evidence, she said, did not prove murder.

Then she is slandering Zimmerman when she claims that he got away with murder.

The court had sealed the jurors’ identities during the trial and still hasn’t lifted the order, but Juror B29 edged out of the shadows in an exclusive interview with "Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts.

The Obamas’ favorite race-obsessed journalist.

She allowed her face to be shown, but — concerned for her safety — used only a first name of Maddy.

Notice that only ‘the minority juror,’ the juror most on Trayvon’s side, had the nerve to show her face. What does that tell you?

The nursing assistant and mother of eight children was selected as a juror five months after she had moved to Seminole County, Fla., from Chicago.

Who was watching her eight children while she was on jury duty?

All six of the jurors were women and Maddy, 36, who is Puerto Rican, was the only minority to deliberate in the racially charged case. Zimmerman, 29, was a white Hispanic [sic] and Martin, 17, was black.

Despite the prosecution’s claim the Zimmerman profiled Martin because he was black, Maddy said the case was never about race to her, although she didn’t want to speak for her fellow jurors.

But she has no problem speaking for them on other points.

But her feelings about Zimmerman’s actions are clear.

"George Zimmerman got away with murder, but you can’t get away from God. And at the end of the day, he’s going to have a lot of questions and answers he has to deal with," Maddy said. "[But] the law couldn’t prove it."

If there was no evidence of murder, then she is simply prejudiced against Zimmerman.

When the jury of six women—five of them mothers—began deliberations, Maddy said she favored convicting Zimmerman of second degree murder, which could have put him in prison for the rest of his life. The jury was also allowed to consider manslaughter, a lesser charge.

"I was the juror that was going to give them the hung jury. I fought to the end," she said.

What an open mind.

However, on the second day of deliberations, after spending nine hours discussing the evidence, Maddy said she realized there wasn’t enough proof to convict Zimmerman of murder or manslaughter under Florida law.

Zimmerman concedes he shot and killed Martin in Sanford on Feb. 26, 2012, but maintains he fired in self-defense.

"That’s where I felt confused, where if a person kills someone, then you get charged for it," Maddy said. "But as the law was read to me, if you have no proof that he killed him intentionally, you can’t say he’s guilty."

Is this woman really this dumb? Did she really believe that everyone who has ever killed someone is a murderer?

When asked by Roberts whether the case should have gone to trial, Maddy said, "I don’t think so."

"I felt like this was a publicity stunt. This whole court service thing to me was publicity," she said.

So, to review: Maddy thinks Zimmerman murdered Trayvon. But she doesn’t think he should have been tried for it. She thinks the trial was a publicity stunt.

Ben Crump, a lawyer for the Martin family, told ABC News, "We and the parents of Trayvon Martin do agree that the killer of their child got away with murder."

Trayvon Martin’s mother Sybrina Fulton said in a statement that it was "devastating for my family to hear the comments from juror B29, comments which we already knew in our hearts to be true. That George Zimmerman literally got away with murder." …

He literally did not.

As a mother, Maddy said she has had trouble adjusting to life after the verdict, and has wrestled with whether she made the right decision.

"I felt like I let a lot of people down, and I’m thinking to myself, ‘Did I go the right way? Did I go the wrong way?’" she said.

"As much as we were trying to find this man guilty…they give you a booklet that basically tells you the truth, and the truth is that there was nothing that we could do about it," she said. "I feel the verdict was already told."

So Maddy admits she was trying to find Zimmerman guilty. So much for ‘innocent until proven guilty.’ Let’s hope she is never allowed to serve on another jury.

Maddy said she has sympathy for Martin’s parents and believes she, too, would continue the crusade for justice if this had happened to her son. She said she believes she owes Trayvon Martin’s parents an apology because she feels "like I let them down."

Maybe Maddy believes all this. Or maybe she is just saying this to protect her eight children from reprisals. Or maybe she wants a book deal.

"It’s hard for me to sleep, it’s hard for me to eat because I feel I was forcefully included in Trayvon Martin’s death. And as I carry him on my back, I’m hurting as much [as] Trayvon’s Martin’s mother because there’s no way that any mother should feel that pain," she said…

The only person "forcefully included" in Trayvon’s death was George Zimmerman. Even Trayvon supporters, such as Rachel Jeantel, admit that Trayvon started the fight by throwing the first punch. Which was the only law that was broken the entire night.

This article was posted by Steve Gilbert on Friday, July 26th, 2013. Comments are currently closed.

4 Responses to “Juror: GZ Should Not Have Been Brought To Trial”

  1. captstubby

    its to save her ass from death threats.

  2. Is this woman really this dumb? Judging her by her comments… No. She’s even dumber.
    I’m sure that DOJ and Eric “The Holdup” Holder is going to use this woman and her poor broken conscience in the federal case. And this time, maybe the publicity stunt will start the riots that all the racists wanted the last time.

    • canary

      1st thought jurist Maddy was plain dumb.

      2nd thought Maddy fears she will be lynched by the protestors who are her peers.

      3rd thought Maddy wants to be called to testify in the Civil Law suit the family is planning which leads to the 4th thought.

      4th thought. Maddy feels going on board with the family will keep her safer from her peers and
      give publicity for her book deal.

      5th thought. Every jurist in trials are effected and have problems sleeping.

      Didn’t see the people protesting OJ Simpson freed or Casey Anthony, nor Michael Jackson.

      6th thought. Should have invested in Skittles.

      Don’t think playing dumb will save her, but make protestors all the more angry at her
      3rd thought Maddy wants publicity for a book deal




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