'Stand Your Ground' in the Spotlight

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"Stand Your Ground" laws give people with no law enforcement authority the right to make instant decisions about life or death — with immunity from prosecution. Is that really what the 2nd Amendment is all about? How were such laws enacted in 25 states? Also, turmoil in Egypt's presidential race, and mixed results for the heads of state in Cartagena, Colombia.

Banner image: George Zimmerman (C) appears for a bond hearing with his attorney Mark O'Mara (R) in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman was charged yesterday with second degree murder in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin who died February 26, 2012. Photo by Gary Green/The Orlando Sentinel-Pool/Getty Images

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Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Sonya Geis, Anna Scott