This morning, “Starting Point with Soledad O’Brien” is live at 7am Eastern. This morning, Soledad talks with panelists TheBlaze.com contributor Will Cain and actor/comedian John Fugelsang and Bishop TD Jakes. Today’s stories include:
Share your comments in the section below. If you’re not by a TV, you can watch us here at CNN.com/Live. Let’s get started.
[UPDATED 8:21am] Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) says “I really personally believe this is a hate crime” re: Trayvon Martin shooting.
[UPDATED 8:11am] CNN senior legal analyst Jeff Toobin says it would be a disaster for President Obama if health care law was struck down in SCOTUS.
[UPDATED 7:49am] Minority Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer says it’s too early to say that the health care case is over, reiterates that the mandate is constitutional.
[UPDATED 7:08am] Tracy Martin, #Trayvon’s dad, says 9-1-1 tape show Zimmerman was profiling his son. “That leads me to believe that he was a racist” he says. Sybrina Fulton, #Trayvon Martin’s mother, says “My son was exercise his “Stand Your Ground” rule.”
[UPDATED 7:06am] Martin family attorney Benjamin Crump says “we’re not asking for an eye for an eye. We just want him (Zimmerman) arrested.” Tracy Martin, Trayvon’s dad, says “All I know is my son was carried away in a body bag, and Zimmerman was left to go shower and sleep in his bed.”