FDP Statement on Stand Your Ground Law Being Used in Clearwater Case

July 23, 2018 : After it was revealed that Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri won't charge a man in the shooting of a man over a parking spot because it "falls under the Stand Your Ground law", Florida Democratic Party Chair Terrie Rizzo released renewed calls to end Stand Your Ground: 

"By continually allowing the NRA to write Florida's gun laws, Republicans have allowed cruel acts of violence, like the shooting death of Markeis McGlockton​. The expansion of ​Stand Your Ground​ in 2017 was executed by the Repu