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NAACP Seeks DOJ Intervention in Martin Case, Targets 'Stand Your Ground' Laws


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NAACP Seeks DOJ Intervention in Martin Case, Targets 'Stand Your Ground' Laws

John Nichols

The nation’s oldest and largest civil rights group responded to the acquittal of George Zimmerman with shock, anguish and a call to action.

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is petitioning the United States Department of Justice to seek justice for slain teenager Trayvon Martin by filing civil rights charges against Zimmerman.