Wisconsin Shooting Compared to Trayvon Martin's

The decision by authorities not to charge a homeowner who shot dead an unarmed black man in a small Wisconsin town three weeks ago has drawn scrutiny to the state's new "castle doctrine" law and comparisons to the Trayvon Martin shooting in Florida. The law allows homeowners facing imminent danger to their lives to protect themselves using deadly force if necessary.
March 27, 2012

The decision by authorities not to charge a homeowner who shot dead an unarmed black man in a small Wisconsin town three weeks ago has drawn scrutiny to the state's new "castle doctrine" law and comparisons to the Trayvon Martin shooting in Florida. The law allows homeowners facing imminent danger to their lives to protect themselves using deadly force if necessary.

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