Marissa Alexander, the Florida woman who tried to claim a “stand your ground” defense after leaving the home to retrieve a handgun from her car that she then shot at her estranged husband, has pled […]
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Democrat Senate Majority leader Harry Reid and his allies at Senate Majority PAC must be feeling desperate about the pending 2014 elections. They’ve stooped to a race-baiting attack attempting to link the death of Trayvon Martin […]
Hang on to your hats, folks, because this one is a doozy. Melchisedec “Maya” Williams is legally blind, with no sight at all in his right eye due to glaucoma, and only limited vision remaining […]
The Florida Supreme Court has refused to take up a prosecutor’s appeal of an appeals court decision that granted immunity to licensed concealed carrier Gabriel Mobley, meaning that Mobley’s six-year ordeal is finally over. Murder […]
Charges Dropped Against Louisiana Man Used As Scapegoat For Attack On State’s “Stand Your Ground” Law
It didn’t come close to making the nation news that the George Zimmerman shooting of Trayvon Martin did, but in Orleans Parish, Merritt Landry’s shooting of Marshall Coulter inside a gated area beside Landry’s home was […]
Legal Insurrection is reporting that an abortive attempt to repeal Florida’s “stand your ground” law has died a pathetic legislative death: The primary Florida legislative initiative to repeal the state’s Stand-Your-Ground — SB116, embedded below […]
Florida “Warning Shot” Bill Inspired By Marissa Alexander Case Doesn’t Authorize Warning Shots Or Excuse Alexander
Fox News (and other media outlets) are reporting that Florida’s so called “warning shots” legislation inspired by the Marissa Alexander case is almost certain to become law. The Florida Senate on Thursday approved the so-called […]
Media Continues To Claim Marissa Alexander’s Trial Is A “Stand Your Ground” Case. It Isn’t, And Never Was.
The Guardian headline screams out its biased ignorance: Florida woman’s sentence could be tripled in stand-your-ground retrial There’s just one problem: Marissa Alexander’s trial was never about “standing her ground,” as not one, but two […]
Carl Hiaasen is a gifted writer of fiction. It’s too bad that he applies his fiction writing skills to op-eds, such as in his recent rant against Florida’s “stand your ground” laws. Hiassen mentions the […]
Judge has “no choice” but to give guns back to a blind Marine after a successful “stand your ground” defense
John Rogers had his .308 rifle and 10mm Glock pistol confiscated by police after he was arrested for shooting a house guest that he claimed attacked him in March of 2012. Rogers argued and won […]