Petition statement to be delivered to Governors of all 26 states with Stand Your Ground laws

End "Stand Your Ground Laws"

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End "Stand Your Ground Laws"

To be delivered to Governors of all 26 states with Stand Your Ground laws

Petition Statement

It's time to end "stand your ground" and other such laws that undermine public safety, senselessly put people at risk, and enable the kind of tragedy we’ve witnessed in the case of Trayvon Martin. I’m calling on you to take leadership and undo these dangerous laws now.
There are currently 47,581 signatures. NEW goal - We need 50,000 signatures!

Petition Background

Florida's "stand your ground" law set the stage for the miscarriage of justice we just witnessed in the George Zimmerman case, undermining justice in the wake of Trayvon Martin's death.

Unfortunately, unless we eradicate "stand your ground" and other "shoot first" laws, which exist in more than 30 states, we will have more Trayvon's and more senseless killings.

Please join us in calling on our elected officials to take leadership in dismantling these laws.

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