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Florida ‘Warning Shot’ Bill Sponsors Aim For Passage This Year

TALLAHASSEE (The News Service of Florida) — A bill that would grant immunity to Floridians who show guns or fire warning shots in self-defense could be poised to pass this year after failing to get a hearing in 2013.

The so-called “warning-shot” bill (SB 448), which would amend the state’s controversial “stand your ground” self-defense law, cleared its first Senate panel on Wednesday.

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