Watch conservatives accidentally reveal their ignorance of the Stand Your Ground law.
From Media Matters:
On July 19, in remarks on Trayvon Martin, Obama called for a review of Stand Your Ground laws, which made it legal for people to defend themselves with lethal force if they believe their lives or safety are in danger, even if they can retreat. Conservative media figures responded by distorting a 2004 bill Obama supported while serving as a state senator in Illinois to accuse him of hypocrisy.
During an appearance on Fox News’ America’s Newsroom, guest and conservative radio host David Webb, pointing to Obama’s remarks, accused the president of ‘political hypocrisy,’ claiming,’ In 2004, it was President Obama who co-sponsored a bill in Illinois that strengthened the Stand Your Ground law.’
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