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'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
A Miami man wants the child abuse case against him dismissed under Florida’s Stand Your Ground self-defense law.
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....
[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
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.
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 gets it all wrong in reporting on this story.”
The court ruled against a new version of the law that makes it even easier for shooters to claim self-defense.
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 […]
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.
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.
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 »
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
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 […]
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,...
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...
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...
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