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Trayvon Martin's Mother Speaks To OSU Students On Gun Laws

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Trayvon Martin's mother speaks to students at OSU's Ohio Union regarding gun laws. Trayvon Martin's mother speaks to students at OSU's Ohio Union regarding gun laws.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -

Two years and five days after Trayvon Martin was shot and killed in Sanford, Florida, his mother was in Columbus to address the Stand Your Ground laws.

Sybrina Fulton is touring the nation to speak at college campuses and other locations regarding the laws that led a jury to acquit George Zimmerman of the murder of her son.

"People that shoot and kill need to be held accountable so as much as I can speak as much as I can talk and visit and talk to different people I will," said Fulton while visiting The Ohio State University main campus on Monday.

In the grand ballroom at the Ohio Union Monday night, Fulton was honored. She spoke to a hall full of Buckeyes, and took another step in her journey.

"I tell people that all the time, I didn't sign up for this. I was selected," she said. "My life has changed almost 100 percent. I went from two boys, two sons, to one son, one son in heaven, one son on earth. It really breaks my heart a lot of times when I meet other mothers and fathers who have gone through some of the same things that we're going through but people don't know the name of their child."

Though it may surprise come people, Fulton says she is not against gun ownership. She says she has also has no issues with having concealed carry permits.

Fulton told the room she grew up with weapons in the home. Her father was a police officer. Her only issue with guns is when and how they can be used.

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