The “not guilty” verdict for George Zimmerman has sparked protests in cities across the country, including Philadelphia.
In a statement, Nutter said he respects the criminal justice system but strongly disagrees with the not guilty verdict
People rallied at the Municipal Services Building at 15th Street and JFK Boulevard in Center City Saturday night, only an hour after George Zimmerman was found not guilty of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
Chris continues his tour from the Jersey shore, this week from Brigantine. He discusses Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s decision not to defend the commonwealth’s version of the Defense of Marriage Act, the Department of Justice’s role in organizing rallies around the George Zimmerman trial, and a poll that shows Hillary Clinton leading Chris Christie in a potential matchup for President in 2016. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday and CBS 3’s Lesley Van Arsdall.
Chris discusses the legality of delaying the implementation of Obamacare, the closing of two coal plants in Pennsylvania, and the continued effort to push through immigration reform. He also talks to Actors Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Beverly D’Angelo and to Tom McGrath from the Philly Post.
Chris analyzes the popularity of country music in the Delaware Valley, Philadelphia’s place on the list of snobbiest cities in the country, and the split opinion’s of American’s on gay marriage. He also speaks with Navy Vice Admiral Nanette Derenzi about and Inquirer Reporter Jason Nark.
The family of Trayvon Martin is headed to Philadelphia in two weeks for a conference focused on curtailing violence in the Black community.
Philadelphia native, actor and comedian Bill Cosby says the debate over the killing of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer should be focused on guns, not race.
They have been wearing hoodies for weeks in a show of support for Trayvon Martin — believing from the very beginning that charges were warranted in this case. Eyewitness News was there as protestors at the University of Delaware heard the news they have been waiting for.
Chris addresses the Phillies slow start and talks about the opening series in Pittsburgh with Manager Charlie Manuel. He discusses the alledged Republican “war on women” on the Monday Morning Matchup with Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe and to Politico Reporter Mike Allen about “Inside the Circus”, and e-book he co-authored about the Republican Primary Campaign for President.
An entire nation is speaking up for Trayvon Martin, from his parents to the President of the United States.