An NRA spokesperson correctly says marijuana is not "germane" to Jean's death but keeps bringing it up when discussing Castile's.
The case against Krissy Noble shows how drug and gun laws conspire to deprive people of a fundamental right.
Sheriff Bob Gualtieri misrepresented Florida's self-defense law while passing the buck to State Attorney Bernie McCabe.
As often happens, news reports misunderstand what "stand your ground" laws mean.
At first Bob Gualtieri said he lacked probable cause. Now he seems to be saying something more than probable cause is needed.
Bob Gualtieri erroneously claims the law's "largely subjective" standard lets Drejka off the hook.
Michael Drejka’s decision to shoot was inconsistent with Florida’s self-defense law.
This Arizona state Senate candidate says he killed his mother in self-defense more than 50 years ago. But does his story really add up?
Gaps in Connecticut's self-defense law lead to 18-month sentence.
Self-defense rights need to be a cause in themselves, not just a totem of political tribal identity.
Even states that generally impose a "duty to retreat" before using deadly self-defense exclude self-defense in the home -- but what if the self-defense is against a cohabitant?
The stand your ground / duty to retreat debate has been around in the U.S. since the very beginning.
Philadelphia's planned restrictions on bulletproof glass would violate the Pennsylvania Bill of Rights -- "All men ... have certain inherent and indefeasible rights, among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty, [and] of ... protecting property ...."