10 Politicians Who Support ‘Stand Your Ground’
The Stand Your Ground law has been on the books for nearly a decade — since 2005! It wouldn’t be until eight years later, on one fateful February night, that the self-defense statute would cause a wave of rallies, protests, and demonstrations across the country. You already know, I’m sure, to which tragic episode is being referred to here. We needn’t repeat it.
Despite pleas from Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin’s mother, Florida remains rigid on their controversial Stand Your Ground law. In fact, the grieving sobs of mothers who had sons or daughters victimized by the Castle Doctrine have fallen on the deaf ears of the politicians who support the statute. Here are a few of America’s lawmakers who continue to support Stand Your Ground laws and have even made moves to strengthen it.
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