"Stand Your Ground" Laws: Self-Defense or License to Kill?

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  1. Blaster

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    Cato Institute Policy Forum

    "Stand Your Ground" Laws: Self-Defense or License to Kill?

    The Cato Institute
    1000 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC 20001
    Monday, April 23, 2012

    Featuring Clayton E. Cramer, Historian, Co-author, Cato study, Tough Targets: When Criminals Face Armed Resistance from Citizens; Massad Ayoob, Firearms Trainer, author of In the Gravest Extreme; Steven Jansen, Vice President, Association of Prosecuting Attorneys; moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.

    http://www.cato.org/event.php?eventid=9141


    Edit to add:
    Tough Targets: When Criminals Face Armed Resistance from Citizens

    http://www.cato.org/store/reports/tough-targets-when-criminals-face-armed-resistance-citizens
     
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    Watched it. Very informative and fairly presented. And Mas is on it too!
     
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    Self-defense, if your standing on your ground and you feel threatened, not chasing somebody down that is no danger to anybody and shooting them.
     
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    Very good presentation!
     
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    +1.

    Some states like Arkansas where I live do not have a SYG law and the law clearly states that you must flee if at all possible instead of defending yourself.

    I never understood why as a victim I had to run before I could defend myself.

    If I'm not breaking the law I should not have to flee, I should be able to stand my ground.

    This does not mean I should be able to pull my truck over, grab my gun, get out of the truck and. Confront so one walking down the sidewalk.

    If I do this he has the right to stand his ground.

    Spyder