(CNN) April 30, 2012
We've been talking about "Stand Your Ground" laws for a few weeks now in light of the Trayvon Martin case. CNN profiled four cases where such regulations and situations have been factors. In earlier discussion, readers talked about the laws themselves. Comments have started drifting toward the mechanics of self defense and deterring attackers.
Unstable ground: The fine line between self-defense and murder
This was the most-liked comment, referring to the first case in which Daniel Adkins Jr. was shot and killed outside a drive-thru at a Taco Bell in Laveen, Arizona, after a confrontation with a man in an SUV.
Travis Jones: "What the hell? The Daniel Adkins case seems worse than the Martin case. A mentally challenged man who never even touched a guy who was inside a vehicle gets shot and killed and the shooter remains
In: Regional News, WTF
Tags: stand your ground, Trayvon Martin, murder, George Zimmerman, Daniel Adkins, Mentally handicapped, shot, killed, forum, gun violence
Location: Phoenix, Arizona, United States (load item map)
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