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Florida Law Lets Citizens 'Meet Force With Force'
1 October 2005
Los Angeles Times
MIAMI — Welcome to Florida, the Sunshine State. Please avoid unnecessary arguments with locals. Starting today, they may be more inclined to shoot you — at least that's essentially the message from a national gun-control organization as a Florida law goes into effect empowering people who feel threatened to use force, including firearms, to protect themselves. Before, if possible, they were supposed to back down or run away. "It's unlike any supposed self-defense... (GunPolicy.org)