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Five years after Trayvon Martin’s death, myths and lies about case live on

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 6:30pm 2/26/2017 at 6:30pm

Today is the 5th Anniversary of the death of Trayvon Martin, who was shot dead by George Zimmerman.

I don’t think any other website has covered the case as extensively as we have. We have hundreds of posts under the tags Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman and George Zimmerman trial. We covered the...

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Man Who Shot At George Zimmerman Guilty On All Charges

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 2:30pm 9/17/2016 at 2:30pm
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Matthew Apperson, the man who attempted to shoot George Zimmerman in the head, has been found guilty on all charges, including attempted second degree murder.   As LI’s own Andrew Branca explained, not only did Apperson’s reports sound fishy, but he had a checkered past that involved threats to “shoot someone.”  Apperson...

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Lies About Zimmerman Trial Just Keep Coming

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 26, 2016 at 8:30am 2/26/2016 at 8:30am

Today the South Florida Times posted on their web site a piece entitled “FILM USES VIRTUAL REALITY TO REENACT TRAYVON’S MURDER.”

In that piece they describe a piece of fabricated (“virtual reality”) cinema that purports to tell the “true story” about the interaction between George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin that resulted in...

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Two Years after Zimmerman Acquittal, Stand-Your-Ground Still in News

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 10:15am 7/14/2015 at 10:15am

It’s hard to believe, but this week marks the two-year anniversary of the acquittal of George Zimmerman, on trial for second degree murder and other charges in the killing of Trayvon Martin. You can read more about it at Unexpected thanks to Legal Insurrection on 2nd Anniversary of Zimmerman Acquittal.

It is timely, then,...

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Unexpected thanks to Legal Insurrection on 2nd Anniversary of Zimmerman Acquittal

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 13, 2015 at 4:30pm 7/13/2015 at 4:30pm

Has it really been two years since the jury acquitted George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin case?

Those of you who have been with us for over two years will recall our exhaustive coverage of the case, long before the trial.

Andrew Branca’s daily trial coverage was superb, the best out there by...

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Attempted Murder Charge for Man Who Shot at George Zimmerman

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 8:41pm 6/18/2015 at 8:41pm

Matthew Apperson, the man who tried to shoot George Zimmerman through the head last month, has been charged today with attempted murder (FS § 782.04), shooting into an occupied vehicle (FS § 790.19), and aggravated assault with a firearm (FS § 784.021), according to CNN.

These charges also make Apperson vulnerable to...

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Zimmerman Shooter Out on Bond, Turns in Guns

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 18, 2015 at 11:00am 5/18/2015 at 11:00am

UPDATE (5/18/15, 19:43EST): This post has been updated with additional information about Apperson’s mental health (or lack thereof) as reported today by WKMG Orlando television.

This WKMG report is based upon their obta...

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Zimmerman Shooter Arrested, Possible Life Sentence

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 15, 2015 at 8:10pm 5/15/2015 at 8:10pm

UPDATE:  This post has been updated with a statement from Attorney Mark NeJame, Matthew Apperson’s lawyer.

It’s a good thing I’m not the kind of guy to say “I told you so.” 🙂

Matthew Apperson, the man who claims he fired a .357 Magnum bullet at George Zimmerman’s head in purported self-defense, has...

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George Zimmerman Shooter’s Checkered Past

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 11:15am 5/14/2015 at 11:15am

The Daily Mail has dug up some pure gold on Matthew Apperson, the man who two days ago apparently tried to shoot George Zimmerman through the head with a .357 Magnum revolver. (Apperson appears with his wife, Liza, in the photo above.)

(As an aside, thank you, again, UK news media, for...

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Zimmerman Shooting: 911 Recording, Police Docs

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 8:30am 5/13/2015 at 8:30am

OK folks, just a hit-and-run post here on the Zimmerman/Apperson kerfuffle.

Commenter “Merrymary” from our previous post on this subject (George Zimmerman Attempted Shooting – New Facts Released) was kind enough to send me the audio of the third-party 911 call made after Matthew Apperson fired a shot at George Zimmerman; she...

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George Zimmerman Attempted Shooting – New Facts Released

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 8:20pm 5/12/2015 at 8:20pm

The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that the Lake Mary Police Department has released additional information on the events surrounding Matthew Apperson’s firing of a bullet at George Zimmerman’s face yesterday.  Here’s video of the LMPD press spokeswoman briefing the media:

Additional facts now being reported by the Orlando Sentinel include:

Police recovered two handguns...

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Zimmerman Shooter Claims Self-Defense

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 8:30am 5/12/2015 at 8:30am

So this should be interesting:

Matthew Apperson, the man who yesterday fired a bullet at George Zimmerman’s head and missed, is now claiming through his lawyer, Mark NeJame, that he did so in self-defense in response to Zimmerman brandishing a gun at him.

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Authorities: George Zimmerman Shot in Florida (Update: not hit by bullet)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 11, 2015 at 2:50pm 5/11/2015 at 2:50pm

Authorities in Lake Mary, Florida have told the press that George Zimmerman was shot during what is believed to be a road rage incident earlier today. He suffered minor injuries to his face.

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Zimmerman Trial Redux: Busting the Myths Again

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 4:00pm 2/26/2015 at 4:00pm

I suppose it’s to be expected that on the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad victim selection day we would get to enjoy a resurgence of the many false narratives surrounding Martin’s attack on George Zimmerman, Zimmerman’s self-defense, the circus of Sharpton-led protests, the politically-driven prosecution, and the...

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DOJ To Announce No Federal Charges Against George Zimmerman (Update: Announced)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 1:50pm 2/24/2015 at 1:50pm

The Department of Justice will reportedly announce that it will not bring federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman over Zimmerman’s self-defense killing of Trayvon Martin, reports ABC News.

This decision comes as no surprise to anyone familiar with the actual facts of the case. Zimmerman’s claim of lawful self-defense was overwhelmingly...

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Charges dropped against George Zimmerman in alleged wine bottle assault

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 30, 2015 at 11:15am 1/30/2015 at 11:15am

Despite all the hate directed at George Zimmerman for having successfully defended his life against a vicious ambush attack by Trayvon Martin, and numerous encounters with law enforcement both before and after that fateful night, he has yet to be convicted of any crime whatever.

That trend continues with the dropping of the latest...

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Deja Vu: George Zimmerman Charged with Aggravated Assault

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 12:30pm 1/10/2015 at 12:30pm

Well, look who’s back in the news with girlfriend trouble, as reported by the Orlando Sentinel. And, consistent with similar past events, that girlfriend trouble has lead directly...

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