At Least 26 Children Or Teens Died In Florida Stand Your Ground Cases | ThinkProgress

Jordan Davis

Martin and Davis are two of at least 26 children and teens who have died in Florida Stand Your Ground cases. Stand Your Ground laws that have proliferated in at least 20 states are associated with vigilantism, authorizing violence by individuals who perceive a “reasonable” imminent threat to their life, without any duty to attempt retreat. But they have also taken the lives of a dramatic number of young victims.

via At Least 26 Children Or Teens Died In Florida Stand Your Ground Cases | ThinkProgress.