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Florida Governor Rejects Requests for Special Session to Review 'Stand Your Ground' Law

After keeping his distance for three days, Florida Gov. Rick Scott met for about 30 minutes Thursday night with a group of young protesters who are occupying the Capitol to seek repeal of the state’s “stand your ground” law.
July 19, 2013

After keeping his distance for three days, Florida Gov. Rick Scott met for about 30 minutes Thursday night with a group of young protesters who are occupying the Capitol to seek repeal of the state’s “stand your ground” law.

In the end, the protesters made their case and Scott was insistent that the self-defense law should remain on the books.

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