Stevie Wonder boycotts Florida after Zimmerman verdict

Stevie Wonder announced that he will not play in Florida unless the Stand Your Ground law is repealed.

Stevie Wonder is boycotting the state of Florida, saying he will not play in any state or country that has Stand Your Ground laws.

Stevie Wonder fans in the Sunshine State are out of luck: the singer won't be performing there any time soon.

At a concert in Quebec City on Sunday night, Wonder announced that unless Florida's Stand Your Ground law is repealed, he wouldn't be playing there.

"I decided today that until the Stand Your Ground law is abolished in Florida, I will never perform there again," he said. "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."

Wonder called on fans to join his boycott.

"The truth is that ... for those of you who've lost in the battle for justice, wherever that fits in any part of the world, we can't bring them back," he said. "What we can do is we can let our voices be heard. And we can vote in our various countries throughout the world for change and equality for everybody. That's what I know we can do."

Wonder's comments came the day after a jury acquitted George Zimmerman on all charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

Related: Zimmerman verdict: How did it happen?

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