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Florida man cites ‘Stand Your Ground’ law after shooting unarmed ex-girlfriend in face at Denny’s

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

A Miami man is invoking Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law in the shooting of his unarmed ex-girlfriend in a restroom at a Denny’s restaurant. According to the Miami Herald, accused gunman Sean Barnes is asking a Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge Charles Johnson to...

Manslaughter charge against Fla. deputy dismissed

4 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Deputy Peter Peraza argued that the shooting of Jermaine McBean was justified under Florida's "Stand Your Ground" doctrine, and a judge agreed

Fla. man charged in bar slay to use Stand Your Ground defense

last monthNews : NY Daily News

A Florida man accused of fatally stabbing another bar patron during a wild brawl is claiming self-defense.

'Warhammer 40K: Space Wolf' Gets PvE Survival Mode in Latest Update

HeroCraft's entry into the prolific Warhammer frnachise, Warhammer 40K: Space Wolf [Free], has just gotten an update with a new PvE survival mode. Chaos Cultists are warping in from a portal, and it's your job to stand your ground and survive for as long as you possibly can. There are different levels and changing conditions

Florida woman who killed husband protected by 'Stand Your Ground'

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Florida woman who killed her husband is protected under 'Stand Your Ground laws' due to 'reasonable fear' for family members' safety.

Colonizer's Field Agent's Journal Expose': For "The Atlanta Daily World" Their Support Or Repudiation Of "The Law" Is All Based Upon Their Ability To Frame The Law's Use In RACISM: "We Now Support 'Stand Your Ground' BUT Only When A BLACK MAN Can Use It

Ironically - I am working on a new masthead for this blog.The new focus: "The POPULARITY Of Focus On WHAT HAS OPPRESSED YOU Versus The Need To Focus On WHAT YOU HAVE INVESTED YOUR VALUABLES IN But Has Stripped You Of Your Desire To Note...Show More Summary

Missouri Legislature Passes Stand Your Ground, Concealed Carry Laws

In the waning hours of Missouri's state legislative session, lawmakers took up two very important gun bills instead of paying attention to things like jobs, job creation, the economy, and more. The first bill allows gun owners to carry their weapons concealed without a permit. Show More Summary

South Carolina Man Granted Bail Using “Stand Your Ground” Law After Shooting And Killing 2 Men…Then Slow Cooking Them In His Backyard! [Video]

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

One of the men killed was black and the other was white, but they were friends and that is why he slow cooked them… together. A Goose Creek resident panicked earlier this year after fatally shooting two intruder...

SC man who shot and ’slow-cooked’ intruders out on bail thanks to ‘stand your ground’ law

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Using the “stand your ground” defense, a Goose Creek man was granted bail on Monday in the shooting death of two men whose bodies he burned after he killed them, the Post Courier is reporting. James Edward Loftis, 39, is facing murder charges in the deaths of taxi driver Guma Oz Dubar,...

Bending Over Backward or Standing Your Ground?

Many years ago when I was married, my husband would describe me as "an emotional contortionist who would bend over backward to please people." Not sure how he came up with that, but, to this day, I still think of it as brilliant. It shone a light on my then overwhelmingly co-dependent mindset. Show More Summary

Kevin Gates Uses Stand Your Ground Law in Defense of Kicking Female Fan

Kevin Gates says he was acting in self-defense when he kicked a woman in the front row at his Florida concert. Continue reading…

Man charged in road rage says he feared for life

4 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

A Florida man has invoked the state's "stand your ground" law

Louisiana “stand your ground” law looms over Will Smith killing

As the lawyers for Will Smith’s family and Cardell Hayes, who shot and killed Will Smith on April 9, engage in dueling press conferences aimed at selling sharply conflicting narratives to the potential jury pool, it’s now clear why the lawyers are saying the things they’ve said. Louisiana has a “stand your ground” law. Passed…

Kevin Gates -- I Kicked My Fan In Self-Defense

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

Rapper Kevin Gates was acting in self-defense -- under Florida's "Stand Your Ground Law" -- when he kicked a woman in the front row of his concert... according to new legal docs filed by the singer.  Gates says Miranda Dixon tried t...

Stand Your Ground, Unless You’re a Battered Woman

5 months agoNews : Truthdig

By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan When victims defend themselves, they put themselves at risk of becoming doubly victimized—first by their abusers, then by the criminal justice system.

Man Now Facing Murder Charges After Shooting Alleged Car Thief

5 months agoNews : Mediaite

Georgia’s “stand your ground law” could come into play after a man shot and killed a suspected car thief who was trying to take his car from a gas station.

It Is Time For Marco Rubio To Join Ted Cruz For The Benefit Of Marco Rubio

One of the important tests of character in politics is the willingness to stay and fight when the going gets tough, to stand your ground and be loyal to your supporters and your cause, even when the odds are against you, even when people are telling you to cut bait and go home. Show More Summary

Florida Man Pretty Sure Constitution Lets Him Shoot Anyone He Wants By Accident

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

Florida is very, very proud of its wonderful gun laws, which in addition to the always-delightful “Stand Your Ground” legislation that allows citizens to defend themselves against scary blacks in hoodies, also include another law that not only allows gun owners to fire weapons on private property any damn time they feel like it, but

Oklahoma Democrat Wants People To Run Away Before Standing Their Ground

Here’s an idea that will surely be mimicked by Democrats across the country (Huffington Post) Oklahoma state Sen. Kevin Matthews (D) is seeking to amend his state’s “stand your ground

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