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The killing of unarmed 17-year-old Miamian Trayvon Martin in Sanford last month sparked in outcry in communities throughout America because of the 45 days without the arrest of perpetrator, 27-year-old George Zimmerman. In the month and a half since the killing, families nationally are having discussions on gun rights and racial profiling while the alleged killer is preparing to stand trial on the charge of murder.
Many states are considering the merits of several recently passed “stand your ground” self-defense laws in the wake of the killing, but how do you, the student, feel on the issue? Let us know, and watch our upcoming debate on the legitimacy of self-defense and gun rights live on our last Spring 2012 edition of “We the Students”:
Tuesday, April 24
9pm on Channel 96 and 166 (Comcast, Coral Gables)
and streaming at umtv.miami.edu
Co-Executive Producer of WTS