Florida Stand Your Ground Op-Ed Round Up – 3/23/2012

Florida Stand Your Ground Op-Ed Round Up – 3/23/2012. IMG NRA-ILA

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The following is a round-up of the most recent editorials related to the recent Zimmerman v Martin Shooting from across the USA as of March 23th 2012.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
March 23, 2012
EDITORIAL: Florida death should spur a new gun debate
The Sacramento Bee (CA)
March 23, 2012
EDITORIAL: Florida teen’s killer must be prosecuted
Dallas Morning News (TX)
March 23, 2012
EDITORIAL: Fla. law another step down a slippery slope
Staunton News Leader (VA)
March 23, 2012
EDITORIAL: Beware of laws giving license to kill
Journal Star (Lincoln, NE)
March 23, 2012
EDITORIAL: Racial profiling and self-defense in Florida
Daily Courier (Winfield, KS)
March 23, 2012
EDITORIAL: Youth slaying
Watertown Daily Times (NY)
March 23, 2012
Florida Stand Your Ground Law
MSNBC: Hardball
Guests: Sen. Chris Smith (D-Fla. St. Senate) and Alan Gottlieb
March 22, 2012
Killing, With the Law on Your Side
New York Times
Room for Debate blog
March 22, 2012
COMMENTARY: Stand Your Ground Law’s deadly results
The News-Journal (Daytona Beach, FL)
March 23, 2012
COMMENTARY: Stand Your Ground laws jeopardize justice
Charlotte Observer (NC)
March 23, 2012


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As a proud Dem, and card carrying CCP from Pa., I must say that it doesn't make sense to me. I ALWAYS carry, and I have never had a reason to pull my Berretta. Thank goodness. I just don't understand how this young man was killed in a justifiable shooting. We just had an older man in our city shoot and unfortunately kill one young boy and seriously wound another. It was completely justifiable, and our hearts went out to the 60+ yo man who had to defend himself in such a serious way. Yet, that is what "carry" is… Read more »