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Stand Your Ground laws explained

Published On: Jul 19 2013 01:22:23 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 19 2013 01:41:42 PM CDT

The Zimmerman trial has brought to light Florida's controversial Stand Your Ground law. Take a look at which other states have similar laws and how the laws actually work.

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Singer Stevie Wonder recently announced that he is boycotting the state of Florida. "I decided that until the Stand Your Ground law is abolished in Florida, I will never perform there again," he told the audience while performing at a concert.

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