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  •  Koch Brother's Should Quit Funding ALEC (1+ / 0-)
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    The Koch Companies should be boycotted for funding laws that make it easier to kill anyone for just being in your space.  I hope that Florida gets boycotted.  Being from Florida I think it is very scary to know that if I shout at someone or seem even a little aggressive to someone they can shoot me and get away with it.  But imagine that you are an AA and is already a target just for the color of your skin, this law is terrifying.

    "Don't Let Them Catch You With Your Eyes Closed"

    by rssrai on Thu Jul 18, 2013 at 07:28:12 AM PDT

    •  rssrai - if you shout at someone they can't shoot (1+ / 0-)
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      you and claim self-defense. The contact has to be physical and the danger to the "shooter" must meet at least the test of anticipating "great bodily harm". The ruling case in FL is Gibbs v State.

      "let's talk about that"

      by VClib on Thu Jul 18, 2013 at 08:47:53 AM PDT

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