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States With "Stand Your Ground" Laws See Homicide Rates Increase

New research conducted at Texas A&M University indicates that states with "Stand Your Ground" laws lead to increases in homicides. After looking at 21 states that adopted the law between 2000 and 2010, researchers found that it led to an additional 600 homicides per year. 

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