E.J. Dionne Jr -- Why the NRA pushes "Stand Your Ground'Quicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|What's insidious about Stand Your Ground laws is that in every jurisdiction that has them, these statutes tilt the balance of power in any street encounter in favor of the person who has a gun. That's what happened in the Martin case. The law provides a perverse incentive for everyone to be armed.|
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