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House speaker to consider changing "stand your ground" law?

8:39 AM, Jul 31, 2013   |    comments
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Tampa, Florida - The "stand your ground" law has been a huge focus as of late in the state of Florida after the verdict came down during the George Zimmerman trial.  

A group came together to protest at the capitol and called themselves the Dream DefendersJesse Jackson called for a boycott of the state of Florida and even Florida Governor Rick Scott walked out of a press conference avoiding having to talk about it.

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Now, according to the Tampa Tribune, State House Speaker Will Weatherford said he would consider legislation changing the law.  

In order to do so though, he would have to see a consistent message on what has to be changed. Without that he sees no reason to change the law and no need for a special session.

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