City of Seattle

Ed Murray, Mayor

NEWS ADVISORY

SUBJECT:   Mayor McGinn's statement on verdict in Trayvon Martin case
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   
7/14/2013  4:20:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Robert Cruickshank(206) 849-9584

Mayor McGinn's statement on verdict in Trayvon Martin case

"'Stand your ground' laws and those that create a permissive gun culture are indefensible. More troubling is the racial profiling of Trayvon Martin. Together it is a recipe for tragedy. We have much work to do."

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Office of the Mayor