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Statement from the Smithsonian on George Zimmerman’s Firearm

May 12, 2016

The Smithsonian has never expressed interest in collecting George Zimmerman’s firearm. The Smithsonian has no plans to ever collect or display this object in any of its museums.

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Linda St. Thomas  
(202) 633-5188 
stthomasl@si.edu

John Gibbons  
(202) 633-5187 
gibbonsjp@si.edu

Becky Haberacker 
(202) 633-5183 
haberackerb@si.edu



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