Gov. DeSantis pushes expansion of Florida's Stand Your Ground law as part of 'anti-mob' crackdown

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Gov. Ron DeSantis has drafted “anti-mob” legislation that would expand Florida’s Stand Your Ground law — a move that critics say will allow armed citizens to shoot suspected looters or anyone engaged in “criminal mischief” that disrupts a business.Lawyers say it’s just one of the many troubling aspects of the draft bill being pushed by the Republican governor in response to police-brutality protests that erupted across Florida and the United States this summer.“It allows for vigilantes to justify their actions,” said Denise Georges, a former Miami-Dade County prosecutor who…

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