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Thu Jun 13, 2013, 09:04 PM

“Stand your ground” law helps white defendants a lot more than black ones

A man in Florida shoots a man he finds having sex with his wife, killing him. A woman in Florida shoots the wall to scare off an abusive husband, harming nobody. Guess which one was acquitted? Guess which one was convicted?

http://www.salon.com/2013/06/11/stand_your_ground_law_helps_white_defendants_a_lot_more_than_black_ones/

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Reply “Stand your ground” law helps white defendants a lot more than black ones (Original post)
arely staircase Jun 2013 OP
Hoyt Jun 2013 #1

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Thu Jun 13, 2013, 09:10 PM

1. Law was enacted for white folks with backing of NRA and gun nuts who fear

they might shoot an innocent, unarmed brown person.

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