AIR DATE: Sunday, April 1, 2012
"Stand Your Ground" Laws and Guns (41 min.)
In light of the shooting of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, John Velleco and John Lowy talked about "Stand Your Ground" laws that exist in states across the country.
KEYWORDS: Courts & Judicial Process, Crime, Crime Prevention, Gun Control

Timely Teachable Videos

FEATURED LESSON

C-SPAN Classroom Deliberations, a site produced by C-SPAN's Senior Fellows, Meghan Selway and Dan Tulli, has been updated with a new and in-depth lesson to help your students deliberate ways in which to combat poverty in the United States.

 

Today, as the U.S. poverty rate stands at 14.5 percent, consider the following question:

 

New Resources

"On This Day"

Our "On This Day in History" section of the website is designed to provide teachers with video resources to help students better understand significant events throughout U.S. history.

Each event features several short video clips that help set the stage by providing context through archival footage and witness testimony (where available), utilizing C-SPAN's unique access to historical newsreels, vignettes, oral history, and expert analysis.

Connect with C-SPAN