Are “stand your ground” laws helping people get away with murder? Thirty-eight US states have laws allowing people the right to use deadly force if they claim to be in fear of their lives. Critics call them “shoot first” laws. Al Jazeera’s documentary programme Fault Lines joins us to explore two homicide cases and two families’ fights for answers.
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Watch the Fault Lines documentary License to Kill: How ‘stand your ground’ lets shooters go free here.
This episode was produced by Zaina Badr, Khaled Soltan, and our host, Malika Bilal. Khaled Soltan fact-checked this episode.
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