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Protestors stay in Capitol
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Protesters demanding changes to Florida's self-defense laws are still refusing to leave the Capitol.
Those upset with the verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman say they will not end their protest until Gov. Rick Scott calls a special session to take up the state's "stand your ground" law.
Protest leaders met Thursday with Scott, but the governor told them he supported the law and would not call a special session.
When the doors to the Capitol were locked on Friday roughly 85 people gathered in the rotunda. The group brought in board games, pillows, blankets and food in anticipation of being there for the entire weekend.
A spokeswoman for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said the agency had decided to allow the protesters to remain in the Capitol.