WATCH: What Trayvon’s Shooter Says v. the Evidence


Mother Jones reporter Andy Kroll appeared on Current TV’s Countdown to discuss the latest developments in the Trayvon Martin case. George Zimmerman claims that Martin attacked him, punched him in the face, and “repeatedly slammed his head into the sidewalk” before Zimmerman shot him. But police surveillance video of Zimmerman recorded the night of the shooting shows Zimmerman without any visible blood or wounds. Andy Kroll analyzes what this new evidence could mean for the outcome of the investigation.

 

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Which is also a pretty great way to describe Mother Jones' mission: People coming together around the truth to hold power accountable.

And right now, we need to raise about $400,000 from our online readers over the next two months to hit our annual goal and make good on that mission. Read more about the information war we find ourselves in and how people-powered, independent reporting can and must rise to the challenge—and please support our team's truth-telling journalism with a donation if you can right now.

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