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I've read the Florida Stand Your Ground law and it outlines no specific way to defend oneself when attacked. If we had outlawed guns George Zimmerman could just as easily have run over Trayvon Martin with his car or bludgeoned him senseless with a stuffed raccoon.

Stand Your Ground is, therefore, the perfect law for sociopaths in that it not only allows anyone to apply deadly force to another person on a whim but, as the Zimmerman trial taught us, makes it vital that the victim not merely be incapacitated, but killed outright.

Conservatives talk about slippery slopes involving gun control but this legalization of murder is the slipperiest slope of all.

Originally posted to thefarleftside on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 11:09 AM PDT.

Also republished by Repeal or Amend the Second Amendment (RASA) and Shut Down the NRA.

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