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One lawmaker wants to implement a "Stand Your Ground" Law in Illinois. It's the reason George Zimmerman is still free after shooting Florida teenager Trayvon Martin but Representative Rich Morthland says people still have a right to defend themselves. Morthland says the incident is not going to deter him from sponsoring the legislation.

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It would allow people to use a gun in self-defense in public places, and like, Zimmerman, be protected by the law. Now, the measure would only be considered once Illinois becomes a Conceal Carry state.

Morthland calls the Trayvon Martin shooting a very tragic incident and joins with President Obama in calling for a full investigation.

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