Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
x Turn on thread page Beta

"George Zimmerman auctioning off gun used to kill Trayvon Martin" - Thoughts? watch

    Offline

    17
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by 0to100)
    OJ didn't use his ball to kill anyone
    No but due to the case, his name is more synonymous with the court case than his profession. What can we use from the Zimmerman case apart from the gun, a watermelon drink or a box of dextromethorphan?
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    Seems immoral
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    He's a nasty piece of work, but karma works in mysterious ways. He will get what's coming to him sooner or later, as they all do
    Offline

    6
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by 0to100)
    It's kinda creepy jsut because it's to do with murder, like it would be having the cross near a satanist. It's symbolic and not of something good.

    Anyway I also heard he was auctioning off photos of Martin's corpse, the photos taken during investigations and that, it's grim is my issue.
    It was not murder, I think that you should read up on the case.
    Offline

    12
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by fr0sr_)
    The auction begins on Thursday at 11 a.m. Eastern and 24-hours later.
    Zimmerman calls the firearm, a Kel-Tec PF-9 9mm, a "piece of American history," in the item description on gunbroker.com, an online auction website for firearms.

    "The firearm for sale is the firearm that was used to defend my life and end the brutal attack from Trayvon Martin on 2/26/2012," the description for the item says, noting that Zimmerman was just returned the gun by the Justice Department."

    Is he right/wrong to do this?
    Is it unethical?

    Link here:
    http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/ge...rticle/2591112
    I see it as unethical.

    It's glorifying and profiteering from a death, even if it was in self-defense.
 
 
 
Reply
Submit reply
Turn on thread page Beta
TSR Support Team

We have a brilliant team of more than 60 Support Team members looking after discussions on The Student Room, helping to make it a fun, safe and useful place to hang out.

Updated: May 13, 2016
Poll
Do you like carrot cake?
Useful resources

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reply
Hide
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.