Rep. Jackson Lee introduces bill to cut funds to states with strong self-defense laws

Posted on July 25, 2013

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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee reintroduced the Justice Exists for Us All Act to Congress Wednesday.

The bill, which the Texas Democrat stated is a response to the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, would pressure states to drop stand-your-ground laws, which assert that citizens can use force for self-defense rather than being required to retreat from dangerous situations.


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