Study Links FL ‘Stand Your Ground’ With Homicide Rise

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Florida’s “stand your ground” law was associated with a sharp increase in killings in the state, says a study whose lead author hopes will prompt lawmakers to re-examine the impact of the law and consider changing it, the Wall Street Journal reports. Some researchers questioned the suggestion in the study, published this month in JAMA . . .

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