Posted on 30 March 2012.
Council members gather on the steps of New York's City Hall Wednesday, March 28, 2012, under a photo of Trayvon Martin. Self-defense instructor Steve Kardian said that Florida law makes investigators’ jobs more complicated. (AP Photo/New York City Council, William Alatriste)
Following the murder of teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida, self-defense laws are getting a new round of scrutiny. Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman has admitted shooting Martin. But he hasn’t been charged with a crime because he claims he acted in self-defense. Jackie Maker speaks with Steve Kardian, an NYPD veteran and self-defense instructor about the controversial law.
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