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‘Stand your ground’ laws under scrutiny again after recent spate of shootings

In the space of one week in April, four young, unarmed Americans were shot over simple, everyday mistakes: pulling into the wrong driveway, ringing the wrong doorbell, getting into the wrong car. These cases have reignited the debate over self-defense and what justifies the use of deadly force. Robert Spitzer, professor emeritus of political science at SUNY Cortland, joins John Yang to discuss.

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