Monday, July 30, 2012

Harrier Rowan: "Studies Show More People Shot to Death with NRA / ALEC 'Stand Your Ground' Laws" @ Center for Media & Democracy


Two recent studies have found that so-called "Stand Your Ground" laws lead to more deaths. These findings contradict some claims made by right-wing politicians that have pushed these bills into law, such as theAmerican Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and the National Rifle Association (NRA). These laws have come under increased scrutiny since Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law was initially cited to protect Trayvon Martin's killer, George Zimmerman.

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