After the immediate news of George Zimmerman’s release on $150,000 bail late Sunday night, deadly threats from the Twitter lynch mobs began to surface. So much so, that Zimmerman became a trending topic within minutes.
The viciousness of Twitter has once again turned a fight for justice into a manhunt. Violence begets violence and we should not be calling for the killing of George Zimmerman.
We’ve accomplished so much, calling for Zimmerman’s arrest and we achieved it. But now it’s time to let justice prevail and let the process play out. Calling for Zimmerman’s death will not bring back Trayvon.
Here are a few of Twitter’s reactions to Zimmerman being freed on bail:
Zimmerman’s location is being kept secret as he awaits trial for the second-degree murder of Trayvon Martin.
Should Twitter be calling for George Zimmerman's killing?