Gun murders remain higher 13 years after Stand Your Ground – especially in white suburbs

By Christopher Persaud
FloridaBulldog.org
Florida’s gun murder rate reached record lows in 2005. But ever since state lawmakers passed the nation’s first “Stand Your Ground’’ law in October that year, the rate has crept up to levels not seen since the 1990s. And firearm homicides increased most in white suburban areas, say a team of researchers led by a University of Oxford professor.
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