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Stand Your Ground Laws Cont’d

By Tim Lynch On Sunday, the Washington Post ran a front page story on Florida’s Stand Your Ground Law.   And in an article for Jurist, just published, I explain why there is really no connection between the Stand Your Ground Law and the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.  Here is an excerpt: Stand Your Ground laws are designed [...] Stand Your Ground Laws Cont’d is a post from Cato @ Lib
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