Trayvon Martin’s Mom Calls For Amending ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws

(ABC News) – Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, testified on Capitol Hill today that “stand your ground” laws must be reviewed and amended.

“It’s unfortunate what has happened with Trayvon, and that’s why I feel like it’s so important for me to be here so that you all can at least put a face with what has happened with this tragedy,” Fulton said at a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing today.

“I just wanted to come here to talk to you for a moment to let you know how important it is that we amend this ‘stand your ground’ because it did not, certainly did not work in my case,” she said.  “The person that shot and killed my son is walking the streets today and this law does not work.  We need to seriously take a look at this law.”

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