Trayvon Martin Shooting Reenactment Ad Posted to Stop Stand Your Ground Laws

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The National Rifle Association stood in support of the Stand Your Ground law and the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council, which lost some of its corporate backers after its role in pushing Stand Your Ground laws came to light.

The Dream Defenders, a group of student activists, have been advocating against the law and staged a 31 day protest. It turned out to be longest ever sit-in at the Florida Capitol. They tried to get Gov. Rick Scott to have a special session to repeal the law but to no avail.

The CSGV ad debuts one month after President Barack Obama’s most recent comments on the Martin shooting and the Zimmerman verdict. “You know, when Trayvon Martin was first shot I said that this could have been my son,” he said. “Another way of saying that is Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago.

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6 thoughts on “Trayvon Martin Shooting Reenactment Ad Posted to Stop Stand Your Ground Laws

  1. my classmate’s step-mother makes $82/hour on the computer. She has been without work for nine months but last month her check was $19388 just working on the computer for a few hours. Read more on this site ……….

  2. Apparently when 18-year-old De’Marquise Elkins shot and killed 13-month-old Antonio Santiago with a .22 bullt between the toddler’s eyes, while this innocent was sitting in a stroller, Elkins was merely ‘standing his ground.” Yep, those stand your round laws must go.
    “Only two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity…’ —- Albert Einstein

  3. So I guess the BLACK woman who shot the BLACK man in Houston who lunged at her with a knife
    should have just allowed herself to be murdered or turned her back to run……an still be murdered

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