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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.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stand-your-ground_law

A stand-your-ground law is a justification in a criminal case, whereby defendants can "stand ... The states that have legislatively adopted stand-your-ground laws are Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky  ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castle_doctrine

A castle doctrine, also known as a castle law or a defense of habitation law, is a legal doctrine .... Most states in the United States have stand-your-ground laws where individuals can use deadly force in any location one is legally allowed to be ...

criminal.findlaw.com/criminal-law-basics/states-that-have-stand-your-ground-laws.html

Many states have enacted so-called stand your ground laws that remove the duty to retreat before using force in self-defense. Florida passed the first such law in ...

criminal.findlaw.com/criminal-law-basics/stand-your-ground-laws.html

It is impossible to discuss stand your ground laws without first explaining the concept of the duty to retreat. In its most extreme form, the duty to retreat states that ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2017/07/05/florida-judge-strikes-down-one-procedural-aspect-of-florida-stand-your-ground-law-but-the-basic-principle-remains

Jul 5, 2017 ... Florida and several other states also have a procedural rule related to “stand your ground”, which provides that a person who lawfully uses ...

www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2012/03/23-other-states-have-stand-your-ground-laws-too/330234

Mar 22, 2012 ... Florida is not alone. Twenty-three other states now allow people to stand their ground. Most of these laws were passed after Florida's. (A few ...

www.nationalreview.com/article/446326/stand-your-ground-laws-self-defense-media-misconceptions-explained

Mar 31, 2017 ... The Mainstream Media Gets 'Stand Your Ground' Laws Wrong — Again ... Under Oklahoma law, as in many states, a home defender in this ...

www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2017/01/daily-chart-10

Jan 11, 2017 ... The authors found that in states without a stand-your-ground law over the same time period those rates remained flat, suggesting that a ...

www.foxnews.com/us/2017/07/03/floridas-stand-your-ground-law-ruled-unconstitutional-by-judge.html

Jul 3, 2017 ... A judge in Florida ruled Monday that the state's updated stand your ... In states without the "stand your ground law," people must retreat first ...