Florida Sen. Smith's Task Force to Propose Changes to 'Stand Your Ground' Law

State Sen. Chris Smith assembled his own 18-member committee when he felt Gov. Rick Scott didn't move swiftly enough in his review of the law following the February shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford. His independent task force is making a dozen recommendations for change in Florida's Stand Your Ground Law.
May 1, 2012

State Sen. Chris Smith assembled his own 18-member committee when he felt Gov. Rick Scott didn't move swiftly enough in his review of the law following the February shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford. His independent task force is making a dozen recommendations for change in Florida's Stand Your Ground Law.

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