Fla. State Sen. Chris Smith wasn't happy with Governor Rick Scott's task force to review the state's 'Kill At Will'/'Stand Your Ground' law, which received national attention in the wake of the killing of teenager Trayvon Martin. So he created his own task force.
Scott's official state version of the task force was filled with legislators who voted in favor of the law in the first place and failed to include people affected by the law or who might seriously question it.
A Florida lawmaker is accusing Gov. Rick Scott of moving "at tortoise speed” in examining whether changes are needed to the the state’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law after the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin by a community ... Read Post
A task force created by Florida Gov. Rick Scott to examine the state's "Stand Your Ground" law in the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting meets for the first time Tuesday. Seventeen people will tackle the issue of whether the contro... Read Post