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Here’s the real origin of ‘Stand Your Ground’

In the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting in Florida, anti-gunners from Orlando to Olympia have been blaming the National Rifle Association for cooking up this concept of standing one’s ground …

But standing one’s ground is an American concept much older than that. And perhaps the man to blame was a tuberculosis-infected war veteran named John Parker.

http://www.examiner.com/gun-rights-in-seattle/here-s-the-real-origin-of-...

Article by Dave Workman