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Arkansas State Senator Is Being Hailed as a Hero For Her Impassioned Speech Protesting Republican Stand Your Ground Gun Bill, and We See Why

The Arkansas State Senate rejected a measure to expand a "stand your ground" gun law Wednesday night thanks to a fiery dissent by State Senator Stephanie Flowers (D).

Flowers blasted the proposed law for increasing the likelihood of violence against black Arkansans. In Arkansas, current law authorizes lethal force only if a person is "unable to retreat with complete safety."

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