Dream Defenders goes international! While Florida legislators may not see the dangers created by #StandYourGround, the UN thinks it might be a human rights violation under the International Covenant on Civil & Political Rights (a part of UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights). Our Legal & Policy Director Ahmad Abuznaid is presenting a Stand Your Ground report to the United Nations THIS WEEK. Follow with hashtag #DDAtTheUN, and check out dreamdefenders.org/ddattheun for daily wrap-ups from accompanying Dream Defender Nicole Robinson.
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Laws should exist to protect innocent people, not to prevent killers from being brought to justice. Laws such as 'Stand Your Ground' and 'Shoot First' have excused the killers of innocent youths like Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis. Don't let another innocent life be lost to the senseless violence permitted by this terrible law. As elected officials, the safety of the public falls under your…
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