Stand your ground laws reduce victims Brian Webb2019-03-13Brian By Experience Post navigation PreviousNext They now say that Stand your ground laws do not decrease crimes. However, they fail to point out that stand your ground laws do reduce victims. The right to self-defense is a natural right based on being alive. A snake will bite an animal that is attacking it. Should that snake lose its fangs because it has a fighting chance against its predator? Human’s strongest natural defense mechanism is its ability to make and use tools. A gun is a tool.