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Stand-your-ground law

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A stand-your-ground law authorizes people to protect and defend themselves against threats or perceived threats. This type of law states that people have no ...

States That Have Stand Your Ground Laws - FindLaw

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Many states have enacted “stand your ground” laws that remove the duty to retreat before using force in self-defense. The following is a list of states with stand ...

Shoot First - EverytownResearch.org

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Stand Your Ground states give shooters the right to use deadly force even when there is a safe opportunity to retreat, as long as they are in any place they have ...

Stand Your Ground Laws - HG.org

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In many states, it is legal to stay in your own home and protect yourself or others that reside there. In some situations, this may allow potential victims extreme ...

These Are the States That Have 'Stand Your Ground' Laws | TakePart

www.takepart.com/article/2015/05/27/these-are-states-have-stand-your-ground-laws

May 28, 2015 ... Ten states have introduced bills to repeal or scale back their Stand Your Ground laws this year, and 13 states have pending legislation to ...

'Stand your ground' law wins Missouri Senate approval | The Kansas ...

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May 13, 2016 ... When a person is out in public, current law states that they have a duty to at least try to retreat. A “stand your ground” law changes that.

Missouri 'Stand Your Ground' Law Would be the First Since the ...

www.thetrace.org/2016/03/missouri-stand-your-ground-law-2016-trayvon-martin/

Mar 3, 2016 ... Since then, no states have passed similar laws. Though Zimmerman did not actually mount a Stand Your Ground defense (he succeeded in ...

National Task Force on Stand Your Ground Laws - American Bar ...

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recently enacted Stand Your Ground laws in multiple states and their impact on public safety and the criminal justice sys- tem. The ABA sponsors of the Task ...

Stand-Your-Ground | Self-defense Immunity | Castle doctrine

legalinsurrection.com/2015/05/media-still-doesnt-understand-stand-your-ground/

May 28, 2015 ... It's also where the piece goes immediately off the rails: “These are the States That Have 'Stand Your Ground' Laws.” This point is then helpfully ...

Nevada trial latest to test "stand your ground" law - CBS News

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May 25, 2015 ... But that broad legal premise has been put to the test in several states amid cases that stretched the boundaries of "stand your ground" ...

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"Stand Your Ground", "Line in the Sand", or "No Duty to Retreat" laws thus state that a person has no duty or other requirement to abandon a place in which he has a right to be, or to give up ground to an assailant.
More than 30 states have some form of "Stand Your Ground" laws.