Several days have passed since George Zimmerman was acquitted on all charges brought against him in relation to the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, but people everywhere are refusing to just lay down and accept this great injustice. A couple of days ago, we told you that legendary musician Stevie Wonder announced that he would not perform in Florida until “Stand Your Ground” laws are abolished. Today, gospel music duo Mary Mary announced on Facebook that they will also be boycotting performances in the state.
“We will stand with Stevie Wonder & boycott Florida until the Stand Your Ground Law is changed! We love our fans but we MUST do something. We understand that a No from us isn’t as big as a ‘No’ from Stevie Wonder, but if all our voices join together we can REALLY change things,” the post read.
Fans wasted no time chiming in and praising the ladies for their decision.
“Thank you Mary, Mary for being courageous enough to STAND UP! love you!” said one fan.
“Go Tina and Erica and Stevie!!!! Your stand isn’t against color it’s against what’s right!!! I am a fan of all of you guys and I support u to the fullest!!!!” added another.
As to be expected, the announcement also garnered an abundance of negative responses, including one fan who promised to burn all of their CDs and refused to buy another album.
What do you think of their decision?