Mothers Of Trayvon Martin And Jordan Davis Team Up To Stand Up To “Stand Your Ground” Law

Source: CBS News

Protesters marched on Florida’s State Capitol in Tallahassee to demand the repeal of “stand your ground,” a controversial law that was cited in the shooting deaths of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis.

Recently, CBS News’ Mark Strassmann sat down with the mothers of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis for their first TV interview together.

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Nine years ago, Florida was the first of 26 states to pass a “stand your ground” law. It allows someone in fear of his life to use deadly force to stop an attacker. But opponents say it’s a license to kill.

Sybrina Fulton and Lucia McBath both lost 17-year-old sons to Florida gunmen who claimed self-defense.

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