Florida Lawmakers Expected To Revise Stand Your Ground Bill

By: Jessica McKinney 

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Florida lawmakers are poised to make significant revisions to the current Stand Your Ground bill this week, The New York Times reports. Under the proposed rule, it may allow more defendants to claim self-defense without having to provide evidence to support the claim. Instead, the burden would transfer to the prosecutors, who would have to prove, beyond reasonable doubt, that the rule does not apply.

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