U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder made an impassioned call this week to overturn "stand your ground" laws in states across the nation in the wake of George Zimmerman's acquittal in Trayvon Martin's shooting death.
But is there any hope of that happening in Florida, the law's birthplace? No, according to supporters — and even opponents — of the controversial legislation.
Addressing the NAACP national convention in Orlando on Tuesday, Holder, to wild applause, said it's time to "question the law that senselessly expanded the concept of self-defense."
But that clarion call was not met with the same enthusiasm by the National Rifle...