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Florida City Where Trayvon Martin Was Killed Changes Neighborhood Watch Rules
Sanford, Fla., came under national criticism after the shooting by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch member. Volunteers will get background checks and will be urged not to carry a gun. Read more...
'Justice For Trayvon' Rallies Gather In 100 Cities
One week after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, people began to gather for rallies scheduled nationwide. Martin's mother, Sybrina Fulton, spoke to a New York City crowd. Al Sharpton led the crowd in a chant of "I am Trayvon Martin!" and "No justice, no peace!" before challenging people to protest stand-your-ground laws and demanding that U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. pursue a civil rights case against Zimmerman because, Sharpton said, "Trayvon Martin had the civil right to go home that day." Read more...
Kerry Sanders of NBC reassures white viewers everywhere that protests over George Zimmerman are simply an expression of anger that blacks didn't get the verdict they wanted. Read more...
ALEC created the Stand Your Ground Law that allowed George Zimmerman to kill an unarmed, innocent black teenager and be acquitted in a court of law by a jury of his peers. The verdict is a travesty. But it's a travesty that goes much deeper than a courtroom in Sanford, Florida. Read more...
Most defense attorneys tell their clients to be quiet and let them do the talking. But George Zimmerman's lawyers are an odd lot, and don't seem to really be managing the public relations aspect of their client's legal affairs very well. Read more...

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That's That was the title at Fox 35 in Orlando. No joke. This is not a headline from The Onion. White supremacists are now just another group in Amerika, fighting for their civil rights. The good folks at Fox might want to open a history book Read more...
One month after Trayvon Martin's murder, thousands rally in Sanford for justice as thousands more join them in cities across the country. Read more...
Nothing like the rising up of viral campaigns for governments to realize that they are, in fact, answerable to the public: Chief Lee, who came on the job just 10 months ago for $102,000 a year to clean up a department tainted by racial Read more...
The Steele story has just about played itself out unless he resigns over it. And yet Vitter, Sanford and Ensign still have jobs. PS there's a nice Read more...
Isn't it interesting that Cokie Roberts spends her Monday morning segment on NPR talking about two admittedly disgraced Democrats who will not be hold Read more...