*In an effort to bring an end to the controversial Stand Your Ground laws nationwide, The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence has put out a video reenactment of the night Trayvon Martin was killed.
The nonprofit group uses the actual audio from the 911 calls that both George Zimmerman and a witness phoned in that night. People are depicted in hoodies lying on the ground after the sound of a gunshot is heard. The names are displayed of the more than 20 states that have Stand Your Ground laws in place.
The group has also launched a website and a petition asking people to urge their state lawmakers to “oppose this immoral legislation.”
“‘Stand Your Ground’ laws have essentially legalized murder. With this PSA, we hope to add to the nationwide push to repeal these immoral laws,” said CSGV Communications Director Ladd Everitt.
The Stand Your Ground law allows…
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