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Wed May 2, 2012
Task Force Evaluates Consequences Of Stand Your Ground Law
Originally published on Wed May 2, 2012 7:39 am
The group was convened by Florida's governor and legislative leaders. The move comes after Trayvon Martin, an unarmed teen, was shot to death by neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman. Since the law's passage in 2005, there's been growing concern about the law among police, prosecutors and judges.