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Stand your ground law will remain unchanged in Florida
You still have the right to stand your ground in Florida .
Florida's stand your ground law will not be changing.
A Florida house panel rejected a bill that would have repealed the state's controversial self defense law Thursday night.
The Florida law is a model for similar laws in other states and it allows people to use deadly force when they feel their lives are in danger.
Thursday's hearing was the result of George Zimmerman's acquittal in July.
Zimmerman claimed he shot Trayvon Martin in self defense but did not use "stand your ground" to avoid being prosecuted.