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

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