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Outrage over Trayvon Martin shooting spreads

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(CBS News) SANFORD, Fla. – Fury over the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin is spreading. Marchers took to the streets in New York City and Miami Wednesday, demanding the arrest of the shooter, neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman. And he’s not the only one under fire. In Manhattan, hundreds demonstrated, seeking justice, they said,… Read more »

Carol City High School Students Hold Trayvon Martin Walk Out

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Hundreds of students leave Miami school for march By Brian Hamacher and Ari Odzer | Thursday, Mar 22, 2012 | Updated 1:24 PM EDT Students at Miami’s Carol City High School held a massive walk out Thursday afternoon to protest the Trayvon Martin shooting. Hundreds of students were seen pouring into the streets outside the… Read more »

Pressure mounts for police chief to resign over teen’s shooting

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By the CNN Wire Staff updated 10:34 AM EDT, Thu March 22, 2012 Sanford, Florida (CNN) — After a no-confidence vote and demands for his resignation, pressure mounted Thursday on the police chief of the Florida city where unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin was killed. Sanford city commissioners voted 3-2 Wednesday night in favor of a… Read more »

Trayvon Martin Case Reignites Debate Over Stand-Your-Ground Laws

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The Trayvon Martin tragedy is shining a national spotlight on “stand your ground” laws in at least 21 states. The laws – in places such as Texas, Idaho and Alaska – allow everyday citizens to use deadly force against someone else if they fear for their life. They also say people do not have to… Read more »