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NAACP urges Scott to return to Tallahassee, call a special session

Tallahassee NAACP President Dale Landry reads a letter from the state NAACP president, Adora Obi Nweze of Miami, supporting young protesters in their second day of occupying the governor's office Wednesday. Photo by Bill Cotterell.

Protestors camped outside of Gov. Rick Scott’s office at the state Capitol said Wednesday that they will not leave until Scott calls a special session of the Legislature to change the state’s self-defense law.

About 30 college-age activists lined the hallway outside Scott’s office after spending the night on the marble floor. The protest is in response to George Zimmerman’s acquittal Saturday in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

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