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Stand Your Ground Task Force Hears From Second Amendment Leaders in Jacksonville, FL

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

DATE:   October 17, 2012
TO:       USF & NRA Members and Friends
FROM:  Marion P. Hammer
            USF Executive Director
            NRA Past President

Yesterday, the Governor’s Task Force on Citizen Safety and Protection -- commonly called the "Stand Your Ground Task Force" met for presentations by Second Amendment Organizations: National Rifle Association, Unified Sportsmen of Florida and Florida Carry, Inc.

In the previous Task Force meetings, presentations were made by panels representing law enforcement, public defenders, prosecuting attorneys, neighborhood watch groups, private security industry, urban league groups, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the League of Latin American Citizens.

To view the Second Amendment presentations by the below presenters please click here.

Eric J. Friday, lead counsel for Florida Carry, Inc.

Alfred Hammond - representing the interests of sportsmen and recreational users of our natural resources and the agricultural/farming community on behalf of Unified Sportsmen of Florida (USF).

Marion P. Hammer - representing the National Rifle Association.

In the time frame bar at the bottom of the video window: 

Mr. Friday's presentation begins at approximately 8:02 on the bar.
Mr. Hammond's presentation begins at approximately 67:25 on the bar.
Ms. Hammer's presentation begins at approximately 100:05 on the bar.

Any person wishing to e-mail the Governor concerning the "Castle Doctrine/Stand Your Ground" law may e-mail the governor at:

The Task Force Website can be found at:



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