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This incident is basically the exact opposite of "Stand Your Ground". SYG is all about defending yourself against an attack without being required to retreat. SYG is about empowering lone defenders. This case was all about "law enforcement" overstepping their authority and attacking a person in her own home. SYG is about defense. This was about attack. SYG is about not retreating. This was all about invasion.
And also about SYG. The Zimmerman case was high-profile, but it had *nothing* to do with SYG. He was on his back - escape was impossible. It was not a SYG case, it was a classic defense case. FWIW, there has been a lot of talk about SYG being used to murder minorities, but some studies have shown that minorities actually benefit more from SYG. (In the article I read, minorities were 15% of the population, but were involved in 30% of the SYG cases).
I strongly recommend you read this article & watch the video of the incident (yes, the killing part is edited out of the video)
www.guns.com/2013/07/22/camo-wearing-woman-guns-down-man-at-gas-station-records-body-on-cell-phone-video/12 months ago
THIS is what you call freedom? Federal "law enforcement" held an innocent woman at gun point in her own home and nearly killed her?
Please tell me you're being sarcastic. 12 months ago
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) removed seven reptiles from an unlicensed man last week. FWC investigators charged Nick Mitchell with unlawful possession of seven venomous reptiles and several other violations related to the care, keeping and labeling of his animals. The animals, including a gila monster, black monocled cobra, rhino viper, dusky pygmy rattlesnake, black neck spitting cobra and two banded cobras, were seized and placed at a local licensed facility.