The law is nothing more than a way to make more money for Wal-Mart and the NRA. A bunch of pro-corporation, anti-worker, anti-equality people created an organization called ALEC. ALEC creates blueprints for laws to pass on to likeminded legislators in order to promote their right-wing, fascist, Koch Brothers-financed agenda. The “Stand Your Ground” law comes from this system. It’s hard to decide which aspect of this “machine” is the most repulsive. Perhaps it’s not putting the safety of Americans first? Perhaps it’s that it blatantly shows how corrupt our lawmaking has become? There are more, but the aspect that bothers me the most is that so many of the people we elect and/or the people who are placed into gov’t to protect us allowed this to happen. This story shows how deep the corruption runs, how badly money has infected and stalled our gov’t and how out-of-touch, cowardly and/or in the bag of big biz the majority of our politicians are.
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