I know that there's been commentary about the fact that the "stand your ground" laws in Florida were not used as a defense in the case. On the other hand, if we're sending a message as a society in our communities that someone who is armed potentially has the right to use those firearms even if there's a way for them to exit from a situation, is that really going to be contributing to the kind of peace and security and order that we'd like to see?
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Newly inaugurated Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell delivered the Republican response following the speech  from the floor of the House of Delegates at the Virginia State Capitol in front of over 300 people.