‘Stand Your Ground’ Should Be Repealed

Your Take: Jordan Davis' death is proof the controversial law has an unjust impact on black boys.

Judith Browne Dianis is co-director of Advancement Project, a next generation, multiracial civil rights organization. From its inception, Advancement Project has worked “on-the-ground,” helping organized communities of color dismantle and reform unjust and inequitable policies that undermine the promise of democracy. It combines law, communications, policy and technology to create workable solutions and achieve systemic change.

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