Op-Ed: Why I Wrote 'Stand Your Ground' Law

Read Rep. Dennis Baxley's Fox News piece "Trayvon Martin's alleged attacker not covered under law I wrote."

Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law faces increased scrutiny after the death of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed teen who was shot and killed by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman. State Rep. Dennis Baxley (R-Fla.) co-sponsored the law and says it does not appear to be applicable to that case.

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