Study: Florida’s Controversial ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law Linked to 24 Percent Increase in Homicides — Atlanta Black Star

image via TwitterHighlighted by the 2012 shooting death of Black teen Trayvon Martin, Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law has gained national notoriety over the years. But the self-defense statue — which gives an individual permission to use lethal force when confronted with what they feel is a deadly threat — has since been linked to…

via Study: Florida’s Controversial ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law Linked to 24 Percent Increase in Homicides — Atlanta Black Star

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