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Trayvon Martin’s mother wants ‘stand your ground’ laws revised

Trayvon Martin’s mother wants ‘stand your ground’ laws revised

WASHINGTON, DC (TBO.com) — Trayvon Martin’s mother told a panel of senators Tuesday that state “stand your ground” self-defense laws do not work and must be amended, reviving the politically charged gun control issue a year ahead of the 2014 midterm elections.

But little besides politics emerged from the session, held in the Senate’s made-for-television hearing room. Democrats who hold majority power in the Senate and are trying to keep it supported Sybrina Fulton’s call.

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