Reblogged By: De De Tillman
Posted: Tuesday July 16, 2013 @ 4:52 p.m PST
Following the acquittal last weekend of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, Stevie Wonder says he won’t perform in Florida or anywhere else that recognizes the “Stand Your Ground” law, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The law permits the use of force for self-defense without an obligation to retreat first.
“I decided today that until the Stand Your Ground law is abolished in Florida, I will never perform there again,” Wonder on Sunday during a concert in Quebec City. “As a matter of fact, wherever I find that law exists, I will not perform in that state or in that part of the world.”
The singer has also asked that his fans participate in the boycott.