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25 states use identical language in ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws

Rev. Al Sharpton points out that the language “no duty to retreat” is used in 25 different Stand Your Ground laws, and that this is not a coincidence. ALEC and the NRA have used Florida’s bill as a template across the country. Adam Weinstein of Mother Jones, and Lisa Graves of the Center for Media and Democracy discuss the relationship between ALEC and the NRA.