Kill At Will

May 11, 2020

“Stand Your Ground” Laws have been controversial since the shooting death of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman.

 

What are “Stand Your Ground” (SYG) laws? Generally, the law concerns the justifiable use of force as protection against endangerment by another party. But the law goes further: A person is justified in using force which is intended or likely to cause death or great bodily harm only if he/she reasonably believes that such force is necessary to prevent death or great bodily harm to himself/herself or a third party or to prevent the commissio