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Examining The Foundation Of 'Stand Your Ground' Laws

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In the wake of the George Zimmerman trial and President Obama's comments on the case, Florida's so-called "stand your ground" law is getting extra scrutiny. Host Jacki Lyden speaks with Dennis Baxley, a Florida state representative who co-sponsored the law, and Kris Hundley, an investigative reporter for the Tampa Bay Times, about how the law came to be and what its effect has been.

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