Tag: Stand Your Ground laws

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    Stand Your Ground Repeals Unlikely Amid Protests

    (AP) — Despite an outcry from civil rights groups, a call for close examination by President Barack Obama, and even a 1960s-style sit-in at the Florida governor’s office, the jury’s verdict that George Zimmerman was justified in shooting unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin is unlikely to spur change to any of the nation’s stand-your-ground s …