Jul 212013

While the overall homicide rate in the U.S. is declining, “homicides in self-defense nearly doubled from 2000 to 2010, driven by states with ‘stand your ground’ laws.” After Florida enacted its SYG law, ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council) used the Florida statute as a model for states across our nation.

via Daily Kos: Stand Your Ground Laws Implemented As Privatized Vigilantism & Legalized Hate Crime Murders.

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