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Stand Your Ground

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Attorney General Critical Of Stand Your Ground Laws

AG Eric Holder says stand your ground laws that allow a person to use deadly force if they believe they are in danger need to be reassessed.

CBS 11–07/16/2013

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How Does Texas ‘Castle Doctrine’ Compare To Florida’s ‘Stand Your Ground’

While similar, Texas’ Castle Doctrine and Florida’s Stand Your Ground laws have some differences. But in the wake of the Trayvon Martin case, they are being scrutinized.

03/24/2012

Trayvon Martin

Sen. Royce West Challenges Texas’ Castle Law After Florida Shooting

Democratic State Senator, Royce West of Dallas, says the Florida shooting of Trayvon Martin has him rethinking the Castle Law in Texas.

03/23/2012