MIAMI (CBS4) — In prayer and song, hundreds demonstrated in front of the Federal Courthouse in Miami Saturday as part of the 100 city “Justice For Trayvon” rallies.
“Victory is mine,” they sang as several clergy took to the podium urging change in the wake of the George Zimnmerman verdict. Last Saturday, a jury found the neighborhood watchman not guilty in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin.
“Last Saturday’s verdict says you have the license to pursue an African American behind a law that is ungodly and unjust,” said Bishop Victor Curry one of the organizers.
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He’s referring to Florida’s ‘stand your ground’ law which gives gun owners wide latitude to use deadly force if they fear bodily harm.
“’Stand your ground’ needs to be changed. I know the Governor says he won’t change it, but we’ll change him,” Bishop Curry told the…
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