Noted "Stand Your Ground" Legislation Supporter Endorses Mitt Romney

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March 21 2012 11:34 AM

Noted "Stand Your Ground" Legislation Supporter Endorses Mitt Romney

Jeb Bush could have picked any week to endorse Mitt Romney. This week? Sub-optimal. The reason, though it might get ignored, is contained in this 2005 piece about the "Stand Your Ground" legislation that

Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has signed a bill giving residents the right to shoot in self-defense anywhere they feel threatened by would-be assailants.
The bill was signed as the National Rifle Association's lobbyist, Marion Hammer, looked over Bush's shoulder.
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If Mitt Romney was the question-takin' type, this would be a good opportunity to suss out where he is on Stand Your Ground.

David Weigel is a Slate political reporter. You can reach him at daveweigel@gmail.com, or tweet at him @daveweigel.