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Stand Your Ground Rally set for Tallahassee on Wednesday

Stand Your Ground Rally set for Tallahassee on Wednesday
Stand Your Ground Rally set for Tallahassee on Wednesday
Posted at 6:41 AM, Aug 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-08 03:01:53-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A push continues Wednesday in Tallahassee by some to repeal Florida’s controversial Stand Your Ground law.

WTXL ABC's Jada Williams was live Wednesday morning with details on the rally.

Local pastors and faith leaders organized the protest because they say the Stand Your Ground law has a negative impact on the poor and minorities.

This is video from one of the many protests around Florida this weekend.

The debate over the law returned after Markeis McGlocton was fatally shot in a convenience store parking lot and the law was citied as the reason the gunman was not arrested.

The McGlocton family, along with attorney Ben Crump, The Tallahassee Chapter of the National Action Network and some local politicians will take to the streets today to call for lawmakers to review the law, hoping to see changes make it to the November ballot.

It starts at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church.