The daughter of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., the Rev. Bernice King, implied at the 50th anniversary of her father's "I Have a Dream" speech that Florida is no more free than war-torn Syria.
"If freedom is going to ring in Libya, in Syria, in Egypt, in Florida, then we must reach across the table, feed each other and let freedom ring," Ms. King said.
Florida's "stand your ground" laws became a source of controversy after the fatal shooting of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin. His shooter, George Zimmerman, was found not guilty on all charges in July.
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