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Thursday, August 1, 2013
City speaks on 'Stand Your Ground'
If commission OKs resolution asking for repeal, letters will go to state officials

The City Commission on Tuesday will consider a resolution that demands Florida repeal the so-called "Stand Your Ground" law in the wake of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

Although Zimmerman's lawyers didn't invoke the Florida law as a defense at trial, a juror later said "Stand Your Ground" factored into the acquittal, which freed Z...

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