20 Jul '12, 10am

It Was "God's Plan" for Trayvon Martin to Die, Says Zimmerman | Care2 Causes

It Was "God's Plan" for Trayvon Martin to Die, Says Zimmerman | Care2 Causes

George Zimmerman, the man charged with shooting unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin in February, has chalked up Martin’s death to being part of “God’s plan,” reports DCist . In his interview with Sean Hannity of Fox News, Zimmerman, who is currently free on a $1 million bond, disavowed himself of responsibility for the killing. “I feel like it was all God’s plan,” said Zimmerman, adding, “And for me to second guess it or to judge it…” before trailing off and shaking his head. Ah, the God defense. And with that, Zimmerman joins a long list of dubious characters who have justified horrible acts with “God’s will.” He hides behind the notion that everything happens for a reason – God’s reason – and that he deserves no culpability for that reason. Alas, it may also be God’s plan for Zimmerman to spend a long time in jail if he is convicted of second-degree murder. For the record, Z...

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Israel Says No to Mazor Farm | Care2 Causes

Israel Says No to Mazor Farm | Care2 Causes

care2.com 20 Jul '12, 9pm

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care2.com 21 Jul '12, 10am

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Why We Need the Ocean (Video) | Care2 Causes

Why We Need the Ocean (Video) | Care2 Causes

care2.com 20 Jul '12, 9am

In this video , oceanographer and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle is speaking from the Aquarius und...

Mom Of Six Proves You Can Be A Car-Free Family | Care2 Causes

Mom Of Six Proves You Can Be A Car-Free Family ...

care2.com 20 Jul '12, 10am

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Autism Mother Sues Autism Speaks For Disability Discrimination | Care2 Causes

Autism Mother Sues Autism Speaks For Disability...

care2.com 20 Jul '12, 3pm

The mother of a teenage autistic son is suing the organization Autism Speaks for alleging rescinding a job offer after she...

Vick's Clothing Line-- Dressing for Dog Death? | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 20 Jul '12, 7pm

Like many professional athletes’ legal fumbles, a 2007 scandal gave Michael Vick a rehabilitation story that disillusioned...

Second Contraception Lawsuit Dismissed | Care2 Causes

Second Contraception Lawsuit Dismissed | Care2 ...

care2.com 21 Jul '12, 1am

For the second time in as many days a federal court dismissed a lawsuit brought by religiously-affiliated colleges challen...

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care2.com 20 Jul '12, 10am

Re: Republicans' “war on women": First, watch Democratic Rep. Carolyn Maloney evade and shift as CNN's Anderson Cooper pat...

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lpga.com 21 Jul '12, 12pm

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Anti-Gay Chick-fil-A Not Welcome in Boston, Says Mayor | Care2 Causes

Anti-Gay Chick-fil-A Not Welcome in Boston, Say...

care2.com 24 Jul '12, 11am

Chick-fil-A’s proud anti-gay stance has caused Boston’s Mayor Thomas Menino to say that he is prepared to ban the franchis...

More Horses Die at Calgary Stampede | Care2 Causes

More Horses Die at Calgary Stampede | Care2 Causes

care2.com 14 Jul '12, 7am

The deaths of three horses at the Calgary Stampede, a 10-day event where people can go to pretend that we still live in th...