Stand Your Ground Laws on Townhall

Jacob Sullum - Wed Feb 19

Robert Knight - Wed Sep 4

Jonah Goldberg - Wed Jul 31

Katie Pavlich - Mon Jul 22

Katie Kieffer - Mon Jul 22

Robert Gelinas - Sat Jul 20

Michelle Malkin - Wed Jul 17

Jacob Sullum - Wed May 2

"I got five baby mammas, and I put my hands on every last one of them except for one," Rico Gray confessed during a November 2010 deposition. "The way I was with women ... they had to walk on eggshells around me." He recalled punching women in the face, shoving them, choking them and tossing them out the door. ... more

Peter Ferrara - Thu Apr 19

Stand Your Ground laws are not at issue in the George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin controversy. But the tragic death of young Trayvon is only seen by those on the left as a valuable media opportunity to further exploit the millions of gullible Americans. ... more

Ken Blackwell - Thu Apr 12

Sadly, some are exploiting the Trayvon Martin shooting to target self-defense laws that protect innocent lives. These laws safeguard law-abiding and peaceable citizens, and are not to blame in the tragic Florida incident. Stand your ground laws did not apply in that situation, and statements to the contrary are irresponsible and misinformed. ... more

Jacob Sullum - Wed Apr 4

People who are convinced that George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin for no good reason frequently say it's absurd to suggest that an unarmed 17-year-old could have posed a deadly threat to a 28-year-old man who outweighed him by 100 pounds. According to a story in Monday's New York Times, however, Zimmerman is only 20 pounds heavier than Martin, who was 4 inches taller. ... more