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States Enacted ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws
Because Leftists Just Can’t Help But Ruin the World

PJ Media, by Bryan Preston

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Posted By:PChristopher, 7/18/2013 6:53:59 AM

It appears that after a decade or two of acting like they care about law and order, Democrats are lurching back to being soft on crime. Attorney General Eric Holder indicated as much when he launched a frontal assault on “stand your ground” laws Tuesday. From the 1960s well into the 1980s, laws regarding criminal justice and self-defense were stacked heavily against law-abiding Americans. Liberal judges routinely handed down minimal sentences after criminals had been convicted of heinous crimes. Americans who had defended themselves against criminals using force, often in their own homes, faced severe prosecution

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bubby, 7/18/2013 7:09:57 AM     (No. 9429812)

They want us to like the Euroweanies who can´t self defend themselves but rather must rely on the police. If you defend yourself in Europe and your attacker is injured you are in big trouble. Attacks by the left on stand your ground laws are just the beginning what they really want is to do away with concealed carry laws. The want blacks to be able to assault whites without the fear of being shot in self defense. It´s all part of reparations or payback.The far left has succeed in getting blacks to hate whites.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Achilles, 7/18/2013 7:56:00 AM     (No. 9429877)

If you are not allowed to defend yourself, you must rely on the police to defend you. Accordingly any attempt at reducing government spending can be blocked by threatening to layoff police. Leftists cannot stand the idea of someone relying upon themselves for anything. The government should control everything.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MattMusson, 7/18/2013 8:46:44 AM     (No. 9429973)

33 states have some version of SYG laws.

California allows the victim to Pursue the attacker if he still feels threatened (?).

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Reply 4 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 7/18/2013 8:48:28 AM     (No. 9429978)

I think the Dirty Harry movies came about when people were getting infuriated about the lenient attitude toward criminals. Actually quite a few 1970s movies picked up on this theme. Too bad we are now regressing on this front (and so many others).

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 7/18/2013 9:10:07 AM     (No. 9430026)

I am just enjoying this title very much and dittos to #1.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jerseyden, 7/18/2013 10:16:20 AM     (No. 9430159)

I keep telling my liberal friends that police don´t stop crime, but they solve crime. When I ask for a response all they say is no one should have a gun. I then ask them why do police have guns, their response because they need protection from criminals who have guns. So the only ones without protection are law abiding citizens. At this point they just stare with blank looks on their faces.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Coy860, 7/18/2013 10:22:49 AM     (No. 9430175)

Without the SYG law, the burden fell on the victim to run away from perceived harm.
God help you if you couldn´t prove it enough to satisfy a Judge or jury.
Liberals hate this law..you see, if it is done away with, it gives them traction to tell us we don´t need guns.
Are we to become England, where a baseball bat must be your sole protection?

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