Originally Posted by mountainman13
The second one kinda bothers me. Why were there no firearm charges filed?
It's Florida...a little known clause of the "Stand Your Ground" law classifies morbid stupidity as a mortal threat. Shooting yourself due to that stupidity is covered under the law as justified. It's known as the Darwin Clause...
"The whole of the Bill (of Rights) is a declaration of the right of the people at large or considered as individuals.... It establishes some rights of the individual as unalienable and which consequently, no majority has a right to deprive them of." (Albert Gallatin of the New York Historical Society, October 7, 1789)
"A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government." - George Washington