Ted Cruz: Stand Your Ground Laws Favor Black Individuals

www.huffingtonpost.com Published: October 29, 2013

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz accused lawmakers Tuesday of exploiting the shooting death of Trayvon Martin to advance their own political agenda at a Senate hearing on stand your ground laws.

The Texas Republican questioned the purpose of the Senate Judiciary Committee's hearing -- its first on stand your ground laws since George Zimmerman was acquitted in July in the 2012 shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin.

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