Mark O'Mara, George Zimmerman's lawyer, called a new public service announcement about "stand your ground" laws a "dramatic fantasy of what really happened" the night Trayvon Martin was shot to death.
His comments were made on CNN's OutFront Tuesday night.
The video opposing "stand your ground" laws features a re-enactment of Trayvon's killing and ends with dozens of young men prone on the ground and wearing hoodies.
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"I think they are hurting their own cause by doing something that doesn't base itself on facts," O'Mara said.
The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence uses real 911 recordings made by Zimmerman and his neighbors the night Zimmerman shot Trayvon, an unarmed 17-year-old black youth from South Florida.
Appearing on the screen in the video, released Monday, are the words: "Our laws should protect victims. Not create more. Stand up to stand your ground laws in 26 states."
Zimmerman's call to a Sanford police dispatcher is heard, followed by a call from one of his female neighbors. She tells the dispatcher she is afraid to go outside to see what's going on as Zimmerman, 29, and Trayvon struggle outside her home Feb. 26, 2012.
Screams are heard in the background, followed by a gunshot.
The camera pans over the young men's bodies. Next to them are the names of states that have "stand your ground" laws. They include Florida.
Zimmerman was charged with second-degree murder and found not-guilty in July.
O'Mara also said Zimmerman is worried for his safety because of possible repercussions from the video.
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