Florida Man Shoots Cop, Invokes Stand Your Ground!

Image courtesy thepoliticalcarnival.net

Image courtesy thepoliticalcarnival.net

Oh, the irony! It burns…it burrrrrns!

If there’s two things Florida residents know to fear, it’s anyone with a badge, a gun or both. These days, stories of Florida police kidnapping, raping, murdering or otherwise brutalizing unarmed people are so commonplace that “fleeing and eluding” officers has become less of a crime and more an act of self-preservation. The sad fact is, encountering a cop in Florida these days means running a very real risk of serious injury or death- whether you’ve committed a crime or not. Want to get shot 15 times in your own driveway? Count on the Florida police to oblige.

Of course, the same could be said for any Floridian who is both armed and acquainted with the state’s License to Kill — aka “Stand Your Ground” — laws. Perhaps it was only a matter of time before someone shot a Florida cop and invoked SYG afterward.

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