Don’t Touch My Right to Bear Arms: Stand Your Ground

As a Native of Florida – I believe that our “Stand your Ground” laws are appropriate.  In fact, over 30 states have a version of law, and I appreciate the opportunity, if ever necessary, to protect myself.  Stronger so-called gun control laws have NEVER, historically been effective in removing guns from criminals.  It removes guns from law abiding citizens.  I’m not willing to relinquish my ability, if I so choose, to carry a firearm.

I don’t pretend for a second to understand what was going through #Zimmerman ‘s mind when this tragic incident occurred.  Martin was 4” taller, and definitely more athletically inclined than he.  Martin  was a thug-kid from Miami Gardens.  Zimmerman was a 5’7”, out of shape guy whose head was being pounded into the concrete.  What would I have done?  Maybe I’d have done the same thing.  I don’t have a “flight” mechanism, so I don’t know if I would have run even if I had wanted to.

About imaconstitutionalist

Single mom, US Navy Vet, honorably discharged after awarded for meritorious military service. Former professional musician. Owner of a strategic digital marketing, design and development firm. Volunteer. History and economics major. Staunch Constitutionalist and capitalist. Advocates for women, education, innovation development, legalized medical marijuana, and against parental alienation, the socialist agenda, and misogyny. Extremely proud of my family's patriotic history. Daughter of the American Revolution. Fan of Adam Smith, with a not-so-secret crush on Milton Friedman.
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