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Capitol rally for Trayvon Martin questions 'stand your ground'

Two women wear shirts saying "I am Trayvon Martin" while Rep. Alan Williams speaks during a rally at the Capitol to protest the teenager's shooting in Sanford. Photo by Bruce Ritchie 4-4-12

As they rallied on the steps of the Old Capitol on Wednesday, activists and lawmakers called for changes to a controversial self-defense law even as they questioned whether it should apply in the case of Trayvon Martin.

Rep. Alan Williams, D-Tallahassee, was among those who called for changes to Florida's "stand your ground" law at a rally of about 150 people that coincided with the 44th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

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