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Stand Your Ground

Steller: In Arizona, if you get scared to death, you can kill the person scaring you

Steller: In Arizona, if you get scared to death, you can kill the person scaring you

David Mota knew what was coming. He felt it. And he acted.

April 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

AZ legislators willing to revisit 'stand your ground'

PHOENIX - Some Arizona lawmakers are willing to take another look at the state's "stand your ground" law in the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting and trial in Florida. But they are deeply divided about whether the statute needs revision.

July 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Guest Column: We all must learn from Zimmerman case

The Zimmerman case is a tragic situation. But it has nothing to do with the concept of "stand your ground."

July 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Brewer: Fla. case doesn't change her mind on 'stand your ground'

PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer said Tuesday nothing in the death of Trayvon Martin or the acquittal of George Zimmerman of murder charges gives her second thoughts about having signed Arizona's own "stand your ground" law.

July 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Stand Your Ground laws a shaky basis for justice

The Trayvon Martin murder case will boil down to one claim known by mothers everywhere.

June 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona adopted 'stand your ground' law in '10 with little dissent (with poll)

PHOENIX - A little-noticed change in state law two years ago could leave Arizona vulnerable to the same kind of incident that resulted in the death of a Florida teen.

April 17, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…

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