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Atlanta Falcons’ Roddy White: Zimmerman jurors should ‘go home and kill themselves’

white1More “tolerance” from supporters of Trayvon Martin.

This episode comes from Falcons’ wide receiver Roddy White, who issued a tweet saying jurors in the Zimmerman case should go home and kill themselves because they followed the letter of the law and acquitted George Zimmerman.

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“All them jurors should go home tonight and kill themselves for letting a grown man get away with killing a kid,” he tweeted.

He followed that up about a half hour later with this:

On Sunday, he issued an apology:

Let’s be honest — there’s some who won’t be happy unless Zimmerman is dragged into the street, shot, drawn and quartered and beheaded.  Tweets like White’s only add fuel to the fire.

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Joe Newby

A 10-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, Joe ran for a city council position in Riverside, Calif., in 1991 and managed successful campaigns for the Idaho state legislature. Co-author of "Banned: How Facebook enables militant Islamic jihad," Joe wrote for Examiner.com from 2010 until it closed in 2016 and his work has been published at Newsbusters, Spokane Faith and Values and other sites. He now runs the Conservative Firing Line.

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