The Pros And Cons Of Stand Your Ground Laws

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Stand Your Ground laws have been implemented in an effort to allow citizens to provide protection for themselves if they believe that they are facing imminent death, rape, bodily injuries and kidnapping, permitting them to use deadly force until that person no longer poses as a threat. However, do Stand Your Ground laws actually provide safety or do they encourage the profuse use of firearms? As more states have adopted this law, the gunning down of unarmed claimed aggressors has become a recurring issue because of stereotypes. Trayvon Martin was a defenseless African-American teenager whom Zimmerman gunned down and murdered on the evening of February 26, 2012. The guest in the video made a point that the implantation of Stand Your Ground

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