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Editorial: Would we be having this conversation if Travyon ‘Stood His Ground’?

NLHN Editor’s Note: For many years the labor community has been standing arm in arm with members of the civil rights community.  We have been there to fight against racial discrimination. We have been there to fight sexual discrimination.  Now I am taking a stand on the issue of racial profiling.  Discrimination in any form […]

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Study: ‘Stand your ground’ leads to more homicides

NPR reports researchers who have studied the impact of “stand your ground” laws have determined states with “stand your ground” laws have a higher homicide rate than states without the laws. Texas A&M University economist Mark Hoekstra’s study of crime data from 2000-2010 found that homicides went up by 7% to 9% in states that […]

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Attitude w/ Arnie WNHN 94.7FM ( Aug 23) – stand your ground, Presidential campaign&nonprofits

          The Attitude with Arnie Arnesen WNHN 94.7FM 11-1pm Monday-Friday        streaming live at nhnewsviewsblues.org         (podcasts and RSS feeds available)   Thursday's Attitude (8/23/2012)       11am: The morning puree….Hyper Local NewsDan Tuohy,  Associate Regional Editor Patch.com (NH)        11:30am:2012 Study on  stand your ground laws and the spike in  homicides Professor Erdal Tekin Department […]

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