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  • The Life And Last Days Of Jordan Davis

    When Michael Dunn was on trial for killing a 17-year-old in Jacksonville, most didn’t know much more about the victim other than that he was shot over a dispute over “loud music.” But before Jordan Davis became another symbol of Florida’s deeply divisive “stand your ground” policy, he was just a kid. This is his story, told by the friends and family who knew him best.

    Mike Hayes 4 months ago 139 responses

  • Why Politicians Support “Stand Your Ground” Laws

    The NRA fought hard for legislation allowing people to shoot intruders in their homes and assailants on the street, legislation that’s become intensely controversial around the Trayvon Martin shooting. Here are television ads for Southern candidates and for the NRA that give a glimpse of the emotional, and political, case for those laws.

    Andrew Kaczynski 2 years ago 16 responses