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James Stevens, 81, shot Lonnie Hollingsworth Jr., 28, one time in the abdomen. The case is still under investigation, and it is unknown whether the “stand your ground” defense will apply.
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: paraplegic biker, Stand Your Ground, Academy Awards, Ikea meatballs, KFC ads.
By Elle Newbold on February 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: March 4, 2013 at 11:08 pm
The “stand your ground” law will not be overturned, but Gov. Rick Scott’s Citizen Safety Task Force made recommendations for change in a report released Friday.
State Rep. Baxley, author of the ‘stand your ground’ law responds to today’s task force announcement
By Chip Skambis on February 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 10:43 am
Florida Rep. Dennis Baxley (R-District 23) spoke with WUFT’s Chip Skambis about his response to the task force statement supporting the “stand your ground” law that he originally sponsored. The task force to review the law was appointed by the [...]
By Maggie Schwartzman on January 15th, 2013 | Last updated: January 15, 2013 at 5:52 pm
Florida Rep. Alan Williams proposed a bill last week that if passed would repeal the law that received a lot of attention after the killing of Treyvon Martin almost a year ago. Williams believes the law has failed. The repeal of the law will have to go through the House Judiciary Committee charied by Rep. Dennis Baxley, an original co-sponsor of the law.
By Chris Peralta on December 14th, 2012 | Last updated: December 14, 2012 at 5:00 pm
Dennis Baxley and Chuck Chestnut offer their thoughts on Friday’s Connecticut shooting and possible increased gun control measures that could result.