Just in Case You Were Thinking of Coming to Visit

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Florida’s “stand your ground” law, which lets people use guns or other deadly force to defend themselves in public places without first trying to escape, is now in force, and anti-gun campaigners are gearing up to warn tourists about it.

“Dangerous” says the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. “Pathetic,” responds Gov. Jeb Bush to the mock scare campaign that is really designed to protest the law.

Full text of statute.
New York Times: Tourists to Florida Get a Warning as Greeting.

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