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Professor Kami Chavis Simmons quoted on controversial ‘Stand Your Ground’ state laws

Forsyth County District Attorney Jim O’Neill said the controversial law in Florida that is at the center of the Trayvon Martin shooting is flawed.

“While I am not personally familiar with the police file in the Trayvon Martin case, I would say that, much like the (N.C.) Racial Justice Act, our legislators must be extremely careful and mindful of the unintended consequences of well-intentioned but bad legislation,” he said.

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