Category Archives: Stand Your Ground

Stand Your Ground With Caution – Tikeena Sturdivant

Stand Your Ground is a new law that implies that citizens can kill anyone who they feel is a threat and claim that it was self-defense. This “shoot first” law can create a culture of violence. Under these types of … Continue reading

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Stand Your Ground – Jon Otero

Stand Your Ground is a law allowing a person to kill another in self-defense, leaving a doorway to cultural violence. Under this “shoot first” law, anyone can engage in violent behavior with a license to kill with self defense as … Continue reading

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Stand Your Ground –Aime LonsdorfD

Stand Your Ground, a shoot first law passed in 2005, legalizes homicide in self-defense and has created a culture of violence. Under shoot first laws, a person can engage in violent behavior and declare it self defense; it is a … Continue reading

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Stand your ground- Sam Sarlo

A law called “Stand Your Ground” could create a culture of violence by allowing civilians to kill someone in self-defense. “Shoot first” laws give everyday citizens a license to kill. Now common conflicts such as road rage, neighborly disputes, and … Continue reading

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Stand Your Ground (Redone) – Evan Horner

“Stand Your Ground” is a law that states a person acting in self defense is legally allowed to kill. This is a “shoot first” law that can create a culture of violence. People can engage in violent behavior in the name of saving themselves and … Continue reading

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Stand your Ground- Sam Sarlo

A law called “Stand Your Ground” could create a culture of violence by allowing civilians to kill each other in self-defense. “Shoot first” laws give everyday citizens a license to kill. Now common conflicts such as; road rage, neighborly disputes, … Continue reading

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Stand Your Ground: Eddie Jahn

Stand Your Ground is a law that states that in the act of self-defense it is acceptable to kill someone. The law can create a culture of violence. Under the “shoot first” laws, violent behavior can be  engaged in the … Continue reading

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Stand Your Ground — Jon Gonzoph

The law Stand Your Ground allows a person to kill someone in self-defense. This law encourages a “culture of violence.” Under this law and others like it, people are allowed to shoot first and never ask questions, giving them the … Continue reading

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Stand Your Ground – Marty Bell

The law called Stand Your Ground says anyone can kill someone in self-defense. This law may create a culture of violence. Under “shoot first” laws like this, anyone can engage in violent behavior in the name of self-defense and basically have … Continue reading

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Stand Your Ground (Revised) — Cassie Hoffman

A law currently in effect called “Stand Your Ground” expands the boundaries of self-defense to include the killing of a person who is–or appears to be–threatening. This legislature can contribute to a culture of violence. Under this “shoot-first” law, people are essentially … Continue reading

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