What does self-defense mean in US?

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When former U.S. Marine Daniel Penny restrained Jordan Neely with a rear naked choke earlier this month, killing him on a New York City subway car, the moment touched the nation’s most sensitive of cultural nerves.

Images of Mr. Neely’s killing have sparked deeply emotional reactions across the country, laying bare not only the country’s deep partisan divides, but also the contrasting values underlying the profoundly different reactions to Mr. Penny’s actions on the New York subway.

Does fear justify violence? The killing of Jordan Neely in a New York subway has revealed a chasm between stand-your-ground states and states like New York with a legal duty to retreat.

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