Phyllis Giles, the mother of Michael Giles, has filed a petition on Change.org to have her son’s 25 year mandatory minimum sentence to be commuted. Michael Giles, who is a veteran U.S Airman, was attacked outside of a club in Tallahassee, FL. His attacker admitted in court that he attacked Michael without provocation. The aggressor’s friend also admitted that she thought the aggressor may seriously harm or kill someone that night. Michael Giles found himself in danger and fired one shot to the aggressor’s leg.
Obviously if the attacker appeared in court, he didn’t die. Michael Giles had no prior offenses and had no history of violence. Michael Giles was given a 25 year mandatory minimum for “Standing His Ground.” All I can do is shake my head. George Zimmerman is running still causing a raucous and Michael Giles is imprisoned.
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