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Florida Senators Stand Up For "Stand Your Ground"

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

DATE:       May 1, 2012
TO:            Unified Sportsmen of Florida & NRA Members and Friends
FROM:      Marion P. Hammer
                  USF Executive Director
                  NRA Past President

This morning, we received an e-mail from state Senator Greg Evers (R-Baker)praising an OpEd article by Senator Don Gaetz (R-Destin) and Representative Matthew Gaetz (R-Shalimar) titled "Standing Up For Stand Your Ground."

Senator Evers said, in part, [The article] "is an outstanding article and I stand with them 110% in full support of our Castle Doctrine and Stand Your Ground law. 

As you will remember, I was a co-sponsor of the 2005 legislation creating the "Castle Doctrine" and the "Stand Your Ground Law."  I have been deeply disturbed by recent political attacks on law-abiding Floridian's fundamental rights of freedom and self protection. 

When I came across this excellent article in northescambia.com, I wanted to be sure you saw it.  It simply and honestly sets forth the truth about these key Second Amendment doctrines.

I urge you to send the link to this article out to your members.  I know they will appreciate knowing they have this support."

We are agree with Senator Evers and APPLAUD both Senator Gaetz and Representative Matthew Gaetz for their outstanding support.

To view the article in NorthEscambia.com written by state Senator Don Gaetz and Representative Matthew Gaetz, please click here.

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