Lawmakers Revisit Stand Your Ground Law

Florida lawmakers are debating the controversial Stand Your Ground law, again.

Marion Hammer with the National Rifle Association says the self defense law passed more than ten years ago has been sabotaged.

"Some prosecutors and judges found a way to neutralize and usurp the law," said Hammer.

Hammer backing a bill that says the shooter doesn't have to prove it was self defense, it would be up to the state to prove otherwise.  Former prosecutor Roy Blonda says it's not a bill, it's a monkey wrench

"All it's going to do is mess up the criminal justice system and make it more difficult to convict those people who should be convicted," said Blonda.

The Standard Your Ground bill cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee by a vote of five to four.

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