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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

Stand your ground: new law began Sunday


July 4, 2018

WORLAND – On July 1, the Stand Your Ground bill became law. Following approval by the State Legislature, the bill was enacted without Governor Matt Mead’s signature.

According to a Wyoming Tribune Eagle March 18 article by Katie Kull, Governor Mead, who neither signed the bill nor vetoed it, addressed the bill in an email statement saying, “I believe existing law adequately addresses the concerns raised in the Stand Your Ground Bill.”

The Stand Your Ground law will work hand-in-hand with the castle doctrine passed and signed by Governor Dave Freudenthal in 2008. The castle doctrin...

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