Trayvon Martin’s parents, Jordan Davis’ mother, Lucia McBath, and the family of Marissa Alexander were among those present.
Before the march began, Rev. Sharpton said, “To have laws that tell people that they can shoot first and then ask questions later is a violation of our civil rights. I believe that law is inherently wrong.”
Sharpton said, “The law in effect says based on your imagination, if you imagine I’m a threat, you have the right to kill me. He also called Florida “ground zero” in the fight against the controversial law.