Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Florida Court Hearing Case That Could Make "Stand Your Ground" Even Easier

Image from source, Think Progress
Because Florida. Ugh.


The Florida Supreme Court Is Hearing A Case That Could Make Stand Your Ground Even Worse
Since Trayvon Martin was gunned down in 2012, there’s been a lot of attention to Stand Your Ground laws that authorize vast use of deadly force in self-defense, but not a lot of reform away from the laws. Not a single state has successfully repealed or even contracted its Stand Your Ground law. Alaska passed a new one. And Florida and Georgia expanded theirs to allow even more defendants to be exempted from criminal charges for gun violence. . .

Read more at: Think Progress

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