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Old July 8, 2012, 12:14 AM   #3
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Weren’t stand your ground laws inspired by overzealous Police Officers and District Attorneys more motivated to prosecute a victim who defended themselves than the criminal? If so they wouldn't have any real direct impact on crime rates, but would be sort of victim’s rights legislation.
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