The president of the National Bar Association, the largest organization of African-American attorneys in the U.S., on Monday joined a chorus of black leaders nationwide in warning Florida that it could face a boycott if it does not repeal or amend its “stand your ground” law.
John Page told a press conference at the organization’s national convention that, if he could speak to Florida’s Gov. Rick Scott, he would tell him that boycott is a possibility though not his preference. He said he would prefer to see Florida agree to a special session of the legislature to discuss changing the law.
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