George Zimmerman launches Web site for support

April 10, 2012

George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed Trayvon Martin in Florida but has not been formally charged with a crime, launched a Web site last weekend.


People walk in a silent protest march to demand justice for the shooting of Trayvon Martin, on April 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (David McNew/GETTY IMAGES)

The donations are to be used for “living expenses and legal costs” because of his “forced inability to maintain employment” according to his message written on the site.

This case has sparked nationwide outrage. Many feel neighborhood watch volunteer Zimmerman racially profiled 17-year-old Martin who was unarmed when he was murdered.

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