stand your ground

Why Hasn't Angela Corey Resigned Yet?
Angela Corey sent a three-page memo out to Florida legislators considering a "Stand Your Ground" expansion, painting Marissa Alexander as a deranged, gun-waving spouse batterer. Read more...
How 'Stand Your Ground' Law Stymied Dunn Murder Conviction
“By the time you have an incident like this and ask a jury to look at the facts, it’s difficult to re-create the situation and determine the reasonableness of a defendant’s fear.” --Mary Anne Franks, associate law professor at the University of Miami. Read more...
Don Lemon: We Need A 'Mind Your Business Law' To Go Along With 'Stand Your Ground Law'
CNN's Don Lemon expressed the outrage many of us were feeling after hearing that the jury was gong to be deadlocked on the verdict of murder in the Michael Dunn trial. Read more...
Shocking Interview With Michael Dunn's Neighbor: 'He Always Wanted To Shoot Somebody'
John Phillips, the attorney for Jordan Davis' family, released video from an interview with a neighbor of Michael Dunn, the man charged in the shooting death of Davis. Read more...
Dunn Trial Jury Deadlocks On Murder, Convicts On Attempted Murder
Jury sends a message that if you're going to shoot a kid and use Stand Your Ground laws to justify it, you'd better not miss. Read more...

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Senator Ted Cruz stepped up to defend his backers Read more...
George Zimmerman is a bully and a serial abuser who invokes the claim. For Zimmerman, it's always someone else's fault. Read more...
Occupy Wall Street Updates For The Week Of August 11, 2013
Join us this Sunday for DebtFair, an artist meet-up at the Abrons Art Center, 466 Grand Street on NYC’s Lower East Side, 3:30 - 7:30pm. Read more...
Hundreds Protest ALEC's Conservative Agenda In Chicago
Activists rally against forty years of 'legislative-corporate collusion' as new report documents assault on democracy and progress Read more...
Obama outlined several ideas that he's been discussing with his administration to address gun violence in the wake of the Trayvon Martin case. Read more...