Trayvon Martin Cartoons

Outrage over the Trayvon Martin shooting is spreading as marchers took to the streets in New York City and Miami demanding the arrest of the shooter, neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman. Three weeks ago, the unarmed Martin was shot in a gated subdivision outside of Orlando by Zimmerman, who claimed self-defense under the “Stand Your Ground” law, which expands the right to claim self-defense beyond the home in Florida…

Jeff Parker / Florida Today (click to view more cartoons by Parker)

Our own Jeff Parker, the staff cartoonist for Florida Today, drew the cartoon above about the shooting and wrote on his blog:

“Armed with Florida’s flawed “stand your ground” laws, Zimmerman remains free as police, and now the feds, sift the facts concerning the killing of a “suspicious” teen armed only with iced tea and Skittles.”

Here are some of the cartoons that have come in about this tragic event…

Bill Day / Cagle Cartoons (click to view more cartoons by Day)
Jimmy Margulies / The Record (click to view more cartoons by Margulies)
Randall Enos / Cagle Cartoons (click to view more cartoons by Enos)
Dave Granlund / (click to view more cartoons by Granlund)

By Daryl Cagle

Daryl Cagle is the founder and owner of Cagle Cartoons, Inc. He is one of the most widely published editorial cartoonists and is also the editor of The Cagle Post. For the past 35 years, Daryl has been one of America’s most prolific cartoonists.