When Kids Stand Their Ground

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Susan Morrel-SamuelsSusan Morrel-Samuels, MI-YVPC Managing Director, was recently quoted in an article from Prospect Magazine about the Stand Your Ground Laws.  In the article, Ms. Morrel-Samuels states that: “What’s most significant about Stand Your Ground is that it reflects a broader attitude that has become more a social norm in our culture….That protecting yourself with force is a desirable thing and that you should be ready to protect yourself with force at all times. That affects everyone, not just the kids that we work with, but it makes it a more normative kind of behavior.”

Read more: http://prospect.org/article/when-kids-stand-their-ground