Stand your ground in Florida?

Planning to visit Florida? You may want to be aware that the state is set to make it even easier for residents to shoot other people and claim self-defense.

In these scenarios, it often seems the gun violence victim has been victimized twice: once by the shooter and once by the State of Florida, which is more interested in allowing people to feel free to shoot another person rather than choosing to walk away.

See “Florida Poised to Strengthen ‘Stand Your Ground’ Defense” by LIZETTE ALVAREZ, New York Times, MARCH 15, 2017

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