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Does Kansas stand-your-ground law protect Wichita cop who shot girl?

The Kansas Supreme Court will rule whether the state’s “stand-your-ground” law protects a fired Wichita police officer who claimed self-defense immunity after shooting a girl when aiming for a dog. The ruling is likely to have wide ramifications, both for potential prosecutions in police use-of-force cases and for any situation where a shooter can claim they feared for their safety.… Read More »