Stand Your Ground
Sybrina Fulton received a standing ovation from a crowd of about 2,000 people at the Pennsylvania Convention Center before speaking about her slain son, her shattered life, and her faith in God.
Chris addresses Attorney General Eric Holder’s response to the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, the possibility that Veterans Stadium may have caused cancer in former Phillies, and Keith Olbermann’s return to ESPN. He also talks to Congressman Pat Meehan and Tom McGrath from the Philly Post.
The Pennsylvania version of the law, modeled on the Florida statue that was the centerpiece of the Trayvon Martin case, was modified to account for some perceived shortcomings in the Florida version.
Pennsylvania has a law similar to Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law. A professor of criminal law in Philadelphia has concerns of more violence in light of the Trayvon Martin shooting death.