"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.
edit]. The following states have adopted stand-your-ground laws: Alabama,
Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia ...
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 ...
May 28, 2015 ... Thirty-three states have adopted some form of Stand Your Ground law, according
to the American Bar Association. Ten states have introduced ...
A “stand your ground” law states that a person may use deadly force in self-
defense without the duty to retreat when faced with a reasonable perceived threat
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" ...
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 ...
Feb 26, 2015 ... Stand Your Ground laws, meanwhile, are still in the books in 22 states.
Legislators in at least 13 of those states tried to repeal or limit the ...
The Trayvon Martin case in Florida has received national attention on the Stand
Your Ground law and now many states that have the Stand Your Ground law in ...
Over half of the states in the United States have forms of “Stand-Your-Ground” or
“Castle Laws” laws on their books, and more states are considering adding ...