Trayvon Martin’s Parents React to George Zimmerman’s Bizarre Statement: ‘I Feel that It was All God’s Plan’
By EEW News Editors
Many strange and heinous things are carried out in the name of God, like terrorist acts, hate crimes, and even murder. In an exclusive interview with Fox News’ Sean Hannity, 28-year-old George Zimmerman, who fatally shot 17-year-old unarmed teen Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26, says of the tragic event, “I feel that it was all God’s plan.”
The shocking statement sparked a wave of public criticism, leaving many confused and insulted by Zimmerman’s assertion that it was God’s divine plan for him to pursue and gun down an innocent boy. "I simply really don't know what God George Zimmerman's worshipping because there's no way that the God that I serve had in his plans for George Zimmerman to murder my son," Martin's father, Tracy Martin, told CBS’s Norah O'Donnell.
Grieving mother, Sybrina Fulton responded by saying his words “make me feel still sad, because I just don’t believe what he says and um, it hurts a great deal.” When asked if she believed Zimmerman’s apology was sincere she said, “No I do not and I have a hard time accepting it because he also says that he doesn’t regret anything that he did that night. And I don’t think God would have him in his plan to murder an innocent child.”
Though it may have seemed like a good idea to Zimmerman, charged with second-degree murder, and his attorney, Mark O’mara, to play the “faith card,” pinning the murder on “God’s plan,” is clearly backfiring.
“I’m sorry that they buried their child. I can’t imagine what it must feel like and I pray for them daily,” Zimmerman told Hannity, who also asked the shooter if he regretted getting out of his car initially. Zimmerman said no, nor did he regret being armed, nor any of his other actions that night. According to the stoic-looking, clean-cut Zimmerman, he would not have done anything differently, adding the now infamous line: ‘I feel that it was all God’s plan. For me to second guess it, judge it, um…’
Before completing the interview, however, Zimmerman attempted to amend his first bizarre statement by saying, “I do wish there was something, anything I would have done to put me in a position where I didn’t have to take his life.”
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