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Group behind voter ID, stand your ground, ag-gag, private prison, anti-muni-wifi, and killing Obamacare now planning rules for jailing pipeline protesters

3 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The American Legislative Exchange Council is a big-business-backed think tank whose funders run the gamut from oil companies to Tesla motors; they specialize in drafting insane, racist, voter-suppressing laws and getting them enacted at the state level, primarily by Republican state governments. (more…)

"America I've had Enough"-- Poet Major Jackson Reflects Race + Violence in the United States

'For Major Jackson, poetry is a vehicle of exploration. His poem "Stand Your Ground" responds to Florida's law that was famously invoked in the killing of Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old boy. Jackson gives his Brief But Spectacular take on leaving his mark.' -- PBS NewsHour

Man accused of hitting boy with tennis racket claims self-defense

last weekNews : NY Daily News

A Miami man wants the child abuse case against him dismissed under Florida’s Stand Your Ground self-defense law.

Miami man who hit 5-year-old wants abuse charge tossed under ‘stand your ground’ law

last weekNews : The Raw Story

MIAMI — A Miami man accused of child abuse is using Florida’s “stand your ground” self-defense law to try to prevail against charges that he hit a 5-year-old boy he says was “armed” with a tennis racquet....

League of the South Leader Michael Hill Now Openly Inciting Violence at Armed “White Lives Matter” Rallies This Saturday in Tennessee

[Michael Hill speaks to his followers] October 26, 2017 Michael Hill, leader of the southern secessionist group “The League of the South” is now openly telling his followers to “Engage in violence” and to “Stand your ground” at the armed “White Lives Matter” events this Saturday. Show More Summary

Standing Your Ground

How do you know when it's time to stand firm on a point and when it's time to cave in and go with the flow? The post Standing Your Ground appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Mow Down Waves of Alien Hordes in ‘Let Them Come’

One of the coolest parts of Aliens was the point at which Ripley and the marines are stuck in a “stand your ground” situation, with the hordes of Xenomorphs knocking at their door, and the remote guns had failed. If that sounds cool, then indie devs Versus Evil have a treat for you. Available now […]

ANDREW BRANCA: The Legal Unicorn of the “Stand Your Ground Defense.” “Naturally, the media get…

ANDREW BRANCA: The Legal Unicorn of the “Stand Your Ground Defense.” “Naturally, the media gets it all wrong in reporting on this story.”

Judge Orders Florida's 'Stand Your Ground' Law To Step Back

The court ruled against a new version of the law that makes it even easier for shooters to claim self-defense.

Boundaries: Learn How to Stand Your Ground

Boundaries Are Important From a psychological perspective, boundaries are the mental, emotional, spiritual or relational limits on who and what kind of influences you accept into your life. How you expect to be treated depends on your personal history and self-evaluation. This is different for each […]

Stand Your Ground

After committing to backpacking for months at a time, the next step is announcing it to family and friends. It's important to prepare yourself for their reactions and to know WHY you're doing this hike. The post Stand Your Ground appeared first on The Trek.

Murders surge in Florida in decade after `Stand Your Ground’ law

4 months agoHealth : Reuters: Health

Reuters Health - Murders climbed 22 percent in Florida in the decade after the state enacted its `Stand Your Ground’ self-defense law, even after accounting for the expected spike in justifiable homicides, a new study suggests.

Legal experts: Tennessee's 'stand your ground' isn't simple

It's a sunny Saturday morning in Bellevue as 10 women register for the required class that will allow them to get Tennessee handgun-carry permits. Many are taking the class to … Click to Continue »

Dear Roland Martin/TV One: RE: "Stand Your Ground' - YOU ARE A LIAR, A FRAUD And A 'Pied Piper' Leading 'Containerized Negroes' To The HARVESTING STATION

DO NOT FALL FOR THE "WELL IF IT IS NOT A RACIST LAW - THEN WHY DO MORE WHITE PEOPLE BENEFIT FROM IT"? USE YOUR OWN INTELLECTUAL SOVEREIGNTY TO UNDERSTAND THE PROPORTIONAL CONTEXT OF THE DEBATE THAT THE CON MAN WANTS YOU TO ENGAGE INTO...Show More Summary

The rule is to not run away from a bear. This professional runner did just that.

5 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Moninda Marube knows what to do when you encounter a black bear. Stand your ground. But that’s not what he did. “At that time, you cannot think standing your ground once they start running toward you,” he told the Lewiston-Auburn Sun Journal. Marube was a third of the way through his 18-mile run near Maine’s […]

Judge: Florida's Updated 'Stand Your Ground' Law Unconstitutional

Florida lawmakers modified the state's "Stand Your Ground" self-defense law this year, and a Miami judge ruled Monday that the updated version of the law is unconstitutional, the Bradenton Herald reports. The new version of the law requires prosecutors to disprove a defendant's claim of self-defense at a pre-trial hearing,...

Florida Judge OVERTURNS New “Stand Your Ground” Modification

Activist “judge” Milton Hirsch has overturned a new version of Stand Your Ground in Florida in Miami-Dade circuit court. This... The post Florida Judge OVERTURNS New “Stand Your Ground” Modification appeared first on The Gateway Pun...

Florida ‘Stand Your Ground’ law revisions unconstitutional, judge rules

5 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A Florida state court judge ruled on Monday that recent changes to the state’s “stand your ground” law are unconstitutional, finding that legislators overstepped when making it easier for defendants to argue self-defense to obtain immunity for violent acts. Miami-Dade Circuit...

Florida’s Self-Defense Law Threatened, States Refusing to Hand Over Voter Data, Trump and Putin Meet This Week: P.M. Links

5 months agoNews : Reason

A judge in Miami has ruled that Florida's updated "stand your ground" self-defense law is unconstitutional according to the state's constitution because of the way it was crafted. Another state—Maryland—says it will not turn over private voter data to President Donald Trump's commission investigating fraud. Show More Summary

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