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How Many People Are Killed by Police? We’re Only Beginning to Find Out

By Leslie Savan Amazingly, although people are killed by police virtually every day in the United States, there is no government agency, no bureaucracy, and no database that counts them all. Nor is there any national prayer wall or shrine where images … Continue reading

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Is stand your ground unique to the United States?

By Brian Palmer Jurors in the George Zimmerman murder trial discussed Florida’s “stand your ground” law before reaching a not guilty verdict on Saturday, according to juror B37. The controversial law eliminates the obligation to retreat before using deadly force … Continue reading

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