Florida task force recommends preserving Stand Your Ground law

Oklahoman Published: February 22, 2013

From news.yahoo.com; TALLAHASSEE, Florida (Reuters) - A blue-ribbon task force on Florida's controversial "Stand Your Ground" law formally recommended against repealing the statute, which is at the core of the legal defense in the fatal shooting last year of teenager Trayvon Martin.



Florida Governor Rick Scott appointed the task force to help allay a national furor over guns and race following the February 26, 2012, shooting of the 17-year-old black youth in Sanford, Florida. ...

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