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State Legislator Looks To Amend ‘Stand Your Ground’ In 2014

Florida Senate Democratic Leader Chris Smith filed legislation this week that aims to amend the state’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law, which received media scrutiny following the shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last year.
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Florida’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law Under Fire

Ashley Lopez: Following the acquittal of George Zimmerman, protesters and public figures around the country are asking Florida lawmakers to do away with the state's "stand your ground" law.
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‘Stand Your Ground’ Task Force Recommends Changes, Not Repeal

Ashley Lopez: A year after the shooting of Trayvon Martin, a state task force examining Florida's "stand your ground" law -- which some allege was used to keep Martin's shooter out of jail -- have announced they will not recommend repealing the controversial law.