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The Exchange

Reexamining New Hampshire’s “Stand Your Ground” Law.

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The Granite State recently joined the growing ranks of states that have adopted this approach to self defense, which allows the use of deadly force anywhere a person has a right to be. But it has come under national scrutiny following the shooting death of a Florida teenager. We’ll explore the issues surrounding this law with its supporters and critics.

Guests

  • Rep. David Welch – Republican State Representative from Kingston and member of the House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee.
  • Sen. Matthew Houde – Democratic State Senator from Meriden and a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Callouts

  • Sergio Bustos– State and Politics Editor for the Miami Herald.   
  • Richard Crate– Enfield Chief of Police.
  • Richard Feldman– Former lobbyist, regional political director of the NRA, and author of  “RICOCHET, Confessions of a Gun Lobbyist.”