Stand Your Ground laws allow people to kill in situations in which they say they feared for the life and force the state to prove there was no such fear! It shifts the burden of proof. So when in doubt or even under delusion shoot, it’s okay, you do not have to retreat or use common sense! If a shadow startles you, shoot it! Let the state prove you weren’t afraid for your life! In most cases, they won’t even try!
UPDATED May 31, 2016
2013 was the year stand your ground law became a national controversial issue. A case could fall into this category if a person who takes a life claims self-defense under stand your ground laws or may have the option to invoke the law. Here are some of the most shocking incidents that made headlines:
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RONALD WESTBROOK, Georgia
On November 27, 2013 Ronald Westbrook, a 72-year-old man with advanced Alzheimer’s disease, wandered four miles away from home with his dogs in the middle of the night. He jiggled the doorknob and rang the doorbell of a home in Walker County, Georgia, alerting the resident, Joe Hendrix, 34, who went outside.
Hendrix said that he saw a figure walking toward him in the darkness, ordered the man to stop several times, and fired his weapon, killing Westbrook…
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