Stand Your Ground laws explained

Published On: Jul 19 2013 01:22:23 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 19 2013 01:41:42 PM 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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First adopted in Florida in 2005, Stand Your Ground laws were drafted and promoted by the National Rifle Association and have since been enacted in some form in 22 states.

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