African-American Initiative

1:40 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

‘Stand Your Ground’ Summit Focusing on Kentucky Self-Defense Laws

A one-day summit will be held in downtown Louisville this week to educate residents about controversial Stand Your Ground laws and question if they make communities safer.

The laws have been under intense scrutiny since the shooting death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, who was killed by George Zimmerman in an altercation. Since then other high-profile cases involving the use of deadly force have put Stand Your Ground laws more into focus.

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