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Protesters Denounce Ohio’s “Stand Your Ground” Bill

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Protesters holding signs denouncing the "Stand Your Ground" bill were met by counter-protests by gun rights advocates.
8:25AM
October
3, 2013

There’s a push to implement a “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law in Ohio. It’s a lethal self-defense provision discussed at length after the death of Trayvon Martin in Florida. But some leaders fear the proposal would only increase violence in Ohio.

Black Ohio Lawmakers Oppose Stand-Your-Ground Bill

9:18PM
August
3, 2013

A group of black lawmakers in Ohio is circulating petitions to help keep a stand-your-ground proposal from being passed in the state.

Columbus Residents To Protest Zimmerman Acquittal

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George Zimmerman was acquitted in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
8:45AM
July 18, 2013

Columbus has been added to the list of cities hosting protests over the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.