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on August 9, 2013 in Right Edition

Happy Birthday to Me – Americans Support Stand Your Ground

A majority of Americans support “Stand Your Ground” laws, according to a new national Quinnipiac University poll that found strong division along political and gender lines. Fifty-three percent of American voters said they support the laws, which came to widespread national attention after the fatal shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. Activists in Florida and other states have called for a review of the law, which supporters argue has helped lower crime rates. Forty percent of those surveyed oppose the laws. Voters in households with a gun tilted strongly in favor of “Stand Your Ground,” with 67 percent backing the… View Article

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