Stand Your Ground Laws, Panel 2

Academics were joined by Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, who was killed in Sanford, Florida, and by Lucia McBath, the mother… read more

Academics were joined by Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, who was killed in Sanford, Florida, and by Lucia McBath, the mother of Jordan Davis, who was killed in Jacksonville, Florida, testified about “stand your ground” self-protection laws. At the time 30 states had some type of “Stand Your Ground” laws on the books. They allowed a person the right to use deadly force to protect themselves if they thought their life was in danger. The hearing focused on the origins of those laws, their impact on the legal definition of self-defense, whether they provoke unnecessary shooting confrontations, and if they encourage racial profiling. close

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Program ID:
315928-2
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 29, 2013
Last Aired:
Dec 17, 2013

Airing Details

  • Oct 29, 2013 | 10:44am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 29, 2013 | 10:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 30, 2013 | 2:30am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 30, 2013 | 3:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 30, 2013 | 5:33am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 31, 2013 | 8:34am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 31, 2013 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 01, 2013 | 8:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 02, 2013 | 2:34am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 03, 2013 | 6:33pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 03, 2013 | 11:06pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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  • Dec 17, 2013 | 12:31am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 17, 2013 | 6:27am EST | C-SPAN 3
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