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Sybrina Fulton to speak at Harvard Law

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Updated: 11/18/2013 3:16 pm
BOSTON, Mass. (AP) -  The mother of Trayvon Martin will speak at Harvard Law School about changing "stand your ground" self-defense laws.

Sybrina Fulton will be joined by her attorney, Benjamin Crump, at Monday's event.

Fulton's 17-year-old son was shot in Central Florida in 2012 by George Zimmerman, who was acquitted of second-degree murder in July.

Since her son's death, Sybrina Fulton has been speaking out against the controversial law.

Last month, she told a panel of U.S. senators that the laws don't work and must be amended. Democrats have supported Fulton's call. Republicans said it should be left to the states that passed the laws.

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nativejax - 11/18/2013 2:45 PM
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Hope she doesn't have anymore kids at home she's not watching, like Trayvon. She should have been charged with child neglect then.

Realchange - 11/18/2013 2:09 PM
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This not even the worst of the lot of the hidden cell phone texts by the state prosecutors office: Uery: Mee too,but wat happen tah yuhh?? Response: Fight Query : Y!? Response: cause man dat N (word) (filters will not allow the real word) snitched on me Query: Bae Y youn always fightinqq man, yu got suspended? Response: Naw we thumped afta skool in a duckd off spot Query: Ohh, well damee Response: I los da 1st round :) but I won da 2nd and 3rd... Response: I los dn first :( but won da 2nd nd 3rd Query: Ohh so it was 3 rounds? damee well at least yu wonn lol but yuu needsa stop fighting qq bae forereal' Response Naw I am not done wit fool... he gone have 2 seem again Query: NOoo BAe stop yuu aint gonn be staisfied till yuh get suspeneded again huh? Response Naw but he aint breed (means bleed) nuff 4 me, only his nose... but afta dat im done End quote from Trayvon Martin. A thug who likes to beat the hell out snitches, buy street guns (after teaching a snitch lesson but he still hasn't bled enough), caught with home burglar jewelry and the shive used to invade the home, likes to mix pot and purple lean. Yet people should not be able to defend themselves when attacked. If she gets her way the new craze game of "knock out" by black teenagers will sky rocket. Why because they know most people can't defend themselves from a gang without a gun. Read about educate yourselves on the "Real" Travyon Martin before you side with her and force people to have only one option in life flee when attacked if they can't flee take their beating don't fight back or use a gun.

tlynn - 11/18/2013 1:31 PM
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And the media needs to stop giving it 'air' time.

viejo - 11/18/2013 1:14 PM
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She needs to let it go.
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