Stand Your Ground

A former Miami-Dade County prosecutor blasted the bill as a gift to vigilantes and said it would allow "death to be the punishment for a property crime."
Kenny Walker's attorneys argue that Kentucky's stand-your-ground laws should have protected him from being charged after police killed his girlfriend.
Two Georgia laws led private citizens to play cop — with disastrous consequences.
A jury convicted Michael Drejka of manslaughter in the shooting death of Markeis McGlockton outside a Clearwater convenience store.
"I'm not about to get shot for some candy," the "Daily Show" host said.
Michael Dunn said he saw Cristobal Lopez steal a hatchet from his store.
Michael Drejka was charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of Markeis McGlockton last month in Clearwater, Florida.
The fatal shooting of Markeis McGlockton is reminiscent of the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
A man who invoked Florida's controversial gun law shot Markeis McGlockton, 28, in an altercation over a parking space in Clearwater.
As soon as the law took effect, homicide rates spiked.