February 17, 2017 Articles

Stand Your Ground: Should Its Coverage Be Broadened or Is It Too Broad Already?

Courts are wrestling with the application of the law.

By David Schoen – February 21, 2017

In 2005, Florida was the first state in the country to pass a “Stand Your Ground” law. Since then, states across the country have followed suit with some variations. Florida’s initiative and those in states around the country have been promoted by a variety of groups, with the National Rifle Association providing the most organized and vocal support.

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