George Zimmerman Defense Team Launches Social Media Campaign

Source: Trymaine Lee / The Huffington Post

The defense team for George Zimmerman, the man charged with murdering unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, has launched a new website, Facebook and Twitter account designed to dispute misinformation and provide “a voice for Mr. Zimmerman.”

“We understand that it is unusual for a legal defense to maintain a social media presence on behalf of a defendant, but we also acknowledge that this is a very unusual case,” Mark O’Mara, Zimmerman’s attorney, wrote on the website,

O’Mara said that “social media in this day and age cannot be ignored,” and that it would be “irresponsible to ignore the robust online conversation” around his client’s case.

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