Friday, December 14, 2012

Fl:Black Man Successfully Uses Stand Your Ground Defense

Months before Floridians had heard of Trayvon Martin or George Zimmerman, an Indian River County man was threatened with a beating and made a decision to stand his ground by grabbing a gun. Arzie Tory was a 48-year-old lawn maintenance employee who arrived at work on July 12, 2011, and was assaulted by a man 19 years younger, according to court records. Tory, who said he was experiencing weakness from diabetes, took a punch to the eye and fled to his car, where he pulled out a semi-automatic handgun and warned the other man to stay away, records show.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I believe the jury in the Zimmerman trial got it right and I believe Judge Peggy got it right!