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“Trayvon Martin Civil Rights Act” Gaining Support

Following the not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, some Florida students have joined together to call for a “Trayvon Martin Civil Rights Act”.

CBS Miami–07/18/2013

The first wave of Dream Defenders around the Capitol Rotunda. (Source:

Dream Defenders “Take Over” Fla. Capitol Demanding Justice For Trayvon

Protests over George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the Trayvon Martin case continue in South Florida and across the nation.


Trayvon Martin Peace Rally

Ft. Lauderdale Pastor To Host Peace Rally In Wake Of Zimmerman Verdict

A Ft. Lauderdale pastor is calling on those who take to the streets to protest the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin to do so peacefully.


Trayvon Martin March (Source: CBS4)

Grand Jury Will Not Hear Trayvon Martin Case

Florida State Attorney Angela Corey decided Monday to not use a Grand Jury in the Trayvon Martin shooting death.


Senator Marco Rubio

Group Wants Sen. Rubio To Withdraw Support For “Stand Your Ground” Law

A new activist group formed in wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting investigation plans to rally Monday in front of Senator Marco Rubio’s office in Doral to demand that he withdraw his support for the state’s “Stand Your Ground” law.