Bill Cosby on Trayvon Martin case: 'When you carry a gun, you mean to harm somebody, kill somebody'

Legendary and outspoken comedian Bill Cosby recently weighed in on the controversial Trayvon Martin case. Cosby harshly condemned the actions of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen George Zimmerman, saying “When you carry a gun, you mean to harm somebody, kill somebody.” The New York Daily News reports

Bill Cosby believes guns are no laughing matter, and are the real reason Tayvon Martin was killed.

The famed comedian said in an interview with the Washington Times posted online Saturday that volunteer neighborhood watchmen like shooter George Zimmerman should be forbidden from carrying guns.

“We’ve got to get the gun out of the hands of people who are supposed to be on neighborhood watch,” Cosby said in his first public remarks about the case.

“Without a gun, I don’t see Mr. Zimmerman approaching Trayvon by himself,” he added. “The power-of-the-gun mentality had him unafraid to confront someone. Even police call for backup in similar situations.”

“When you carry a gun, you mean to harm somebody, kill somebody,” Cosby said.

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