Beyond Stand Your Ground: The need for immunity in other Second Amendment-related cases

Florida’s Stand Your Ground statute and similar laws in other states can offer immunity from prosecution when someone uses deadly force to defend themselves, and affords them quick access to an appellate review if the case doesn’t go their way. In other words, if a defendant involved in a defensive shooting invokes a Stand-Your-Ground

Everytown blames ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws for skyrocketing murder rates

Times are tough for Michael Bloomberg’s well-paid propagandists at Everytown for Gun Safety. They rant and rave about the evils of gun ownership but no one is listening. More than five million people recently ignored their palaver and purchased their first firearm – including a large percentage of women and African Americans. Most Americans,

Why a national ‘Stand Your Ground’ law makes sense

There are few laws more misunderstood than “Stand Your Ground” – especially Florida’s current version. Stand Your Ground has become an anti-gun fundraising issue, something they’ve made synonymous with the 2012 death of Trayvon Martin – even though George Zimmerman never invoked the statute. To be clear, despite mainstream media accounts to the contrary,

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Florida lawsuit could become a template for dismantling preemption laws in other states

If the gun-banners get their way, they’ll be exporting more from Florida than just citrus. A lawsuit now before the Florida Supreme Court seeks to dismantle the state’s powerful preemption statute, which safeguards all pro-gun laws in the Gunshine State, including the Castle Doctrine, the “Stand Your Ground” statute and shall-issue concealed carry. Florida’s

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