Trayvon's Mom: Tomorrow, It Could Be Your Son

She speaks at rally in NYC, one of dozens around the country
By Newser Editors and Wire Services,  Newser User
Posted Jul 20, 2013 2:38 PM CDT
Trayvon's Mom: Tomorrow, It Could Be Your Son
Gregory Lucero shouts during a rally in Salt Lake City.   (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Trayvon Martin rallies were taking place in cities across the US today in the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict, with demonstrators calling for changes to stand-your-ground laws and federal charges for Zimmerman, reports AP. "Today it was my son," said Trayvon's mother, Sybrina Fulton, to a crowd in New York City. "Tomorrow it could be yours." The rallies were organized by Al Sharpton's National Action Network. (Read more Trayvon Martin stories.)

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