Focus in Trayvon Martin Case Shifts to Washington


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By the CNN Wire Staff

SANFORD, Florida (CNN) — As the prosecutor in Florida continued to sort out the facts in the Trayvon Martin case, much of the attention shifted Tuesday to Washington, where Martin’s parents and family attorney attended a forum on racial profiling, hate crimes and “stand your ground” deadly force laws.

“I would just like to say that of course my heart is broke,” his mother, Sybrina Fulton, said after the meeting sponsored by Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee. “But it breaks even more to know that we have not gotten justice yet.”

“I’d just like to say thank you,” his father, Tracy Martin, told the forum, which was packed to capacity. “He’s sadly missed, and I’ll continue to fight for justice for him.”

Martin died February 26 when neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman shot him after calling police to report him as…

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