Florida Senate Bill 88: Threatening Violence Using a Firearm

Introduced by Senator Steube and it reads:

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It appears to be a clarification of 790.162 or even an expansion. My question would be how will be interpreted regarding 776.08 and 776.12:

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My very non-legal opinion is that seeks to clarify or at least help a defendant who is verbally being threatened with deadly force and produces his own firearm before the attacker gets to his. (All other requirements of self-defense still must be present.)

Still, in the words of Jon Gutmacher, I don’t want to be Defendant Zero and test this bill if it becomes law.

OK, everybody start humming/meditating/invoking and let’s see if we can get Andrew Branca to offer his opinion. ūüėÄ

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