USA: Al Sharpton joins rally to scrap 'Stand Your Ground' after killing of McGlockton

Black civil rights leader Al Sharpton led a protest in Clearwater, Florida, on Sunday, calling for the state of Florida to end its 'Stand your Ground' law following the recent killing of Markeis McGlockton. Sharpton addressed the large crowd at the St. John Primitive Baptist Church in Clearwater, while scores of people marched outside calling for a change in the law. Markeis McGlockton, 28... Еще, was shot and killed by a white man while with his girlfriend and child during an argument over a parking space. Although the shooting was caught on camera, the County Sheriff's Office declined to press charges against McGlockton's killer, 47-year-old Michael Drejka, citing Florida's 'Stand your Ground' law, that grants immunity for using deadly force if someone «reasonably believes» it is necessary «to prevent imminent death or great bodily harm.»

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