In the ongoing story of Trayvon Martin, Governor Rick Scott has convened a panel to study Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law. A law adopted by several other states and currently under legislative consideration in several more. Florida State Senator Chris Smith is convening his own Task Force due to “delays” in Gov. Scott’s Panel.Since the shooting of Trayvon Martin the law has become the subject of national debate. Law Enforcement officials in Sanford claim the “Stand Your Ground” law prohibits the arrest of Mr. Zimmerman. Many believe this law allows gun owners to evade arrest when they shoot some by simply claiming they feel “threatened” “Not so,” says “Stand Your Ground” Attorney Noel Flasterstein who believes the law is just and should be enacted in every state, notwithstanding the tragedy of the Trayvon Martin case.
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