Florida Appeals Court: Stand Your Ground Law Applies to Everyone, Even Convicted Felons

Source: Marc Freeman/Sun Sentinel Gun-toting felons have the same rights as law-abiding citizens to use the Stand Your Ground law to avoid criminal charges, according to a new appeals court ruling. Reversing an opinion from 2012, the 4th District Court of Appeal said Wednesday a felon from Riviera Beach now can try to get his 2009 aggravated battery with a …