Self defense in Florida

They're changing the requirements for justifying the use of deadly force in Florida. As the link says,
Traditionally, one must attempt to retreat before one is justified in using deadly force against a potential assailant. There are other requirements, too, such as a subjective belief in the imminent danger of grievous bodily harm that is not objectively unreasonable, and battlefield mercy rules (once the assailant is down and apparently incapacitated, don't finish him off!).

They're getting rid of the requirement to attempt to retreat first.


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