Stand Your Ground laws explained

Published On: Jul 19 2013 01:22:23 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 19 2013 12:21:59 AM CDT

The Zimmerman trial has brought to light Florida's controversial Stand Your Ground law. Take a look at which other states have similar laws and how the laws actually work.

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Stand Your Ground laws eliminate the legal requirement that a person threatened outside of his or her own home retreat rather than use force.

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