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Florida expanding "Stand your ground" law

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by ATCclears, Jan 9, 2014.

  1. ATCclears

    ATCclears Seattle area, WA Well-Known Member

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  2. drew

    drew OR Well-Known Member

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    I see another DOJ investigation targeting Florida. Holder and his boss don't like things like SYG that allow people to defend themselves.

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  3. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    If warning shots become legal, then the police will want to know 1st,

    Did you try a reasonable attempt to get away? Then did you give a warning shot?

    The lawyers are gonna make a lot off of this one. I do believe warning shots have a time and place though, but rarely.
     
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  4. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    They gonna get a double tap center mass for my warning shots!!!!!
    Screw these idiots who condone firing a round in the air in a city, what inept fools!!!
     
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    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Ammo is too scarce and expensive to waste on a warning shot!!


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  6. simon99

    simon99 Central Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Warning shot? You've got to be kidding me.....

    if I missed you on the first shot, you'd better duck quickly, because that my friend was your warning shot and there is a follow up coming downrange COM right behind it.
     
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  7. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    As ill advised as a warning shot is in almost all cases, If you actually pull it off in a safe direction (hard to come by in a populated urban setting or apartment etc.) you should not be punished by the law.

    Possible unlikely scenario # 1,
    Group of Hollywood style gang thugs approaching you and your kids in a deserted field with threats and knives in hand. It should be an option I guess. Before they got too close.