Florida Theater Shooting Induces Another Round of “Stand Your Ground” Mania
Hey folks, Ever since the phrase “Stand-Your-Ground” caught the eye of journalists everywhere, it seems they simply cannot get enough of it.
“Stand-Your-Ground” here, “Stand-Your-Ground” there, “Stand-Your-Ground” everywhere.
The latest breakout of “Stand-Your-Ground-Mania” is now emerging around a tragic and apparently completely unnecessary shooting in a Tampa-area theater yesterday, as described in a piece from the Tampa Bay Times: Stand Your Ground already an issue in theater shooting.
For my whole analysis on why this theater shooting has NOTHING to do with "Stand-Your-Ground" no matter how much the mainstream media bleats "SYG!!!", see my post over at Legal Insurrection:
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