Florida visitors being warned not to provoke the locals into a shootout


In protest to Florida's recently passed "stand your ground" law, which allows people to use deadly force and guns to defend themselves in public areas without first trying to escape, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence began handing out fliers at the Miami airport warning visitors not to rile the locals, who might shoot them if provoked. So, if you have an upcoming meeting in that area, be forewarned that your airport meet and greet might contain an element you'd probably rather not have.

(from the New York Times, via Medpundit, who tells a great story about her Americans-and-guns experience in Ireland.)

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