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Mixed Messages

Sometimes you attack, sometimes you retreat, and sometimes you stand your ground. Today was more of the latter than anything else. SPY. On the daily chart, you have three SMALL 'tails up amidst five sessions. For the second consecutive day, the markets finished weakly. Show More Summary

Florida Proposes "Stand Outside My Loo" Law

Florida, one of the states known for its infamous so-called "stand your ground" law ("justifiable use of force" law), has now proposed standing its patriarchal ground once again, this time in its "Single Sex Facilities" (what I am calling its "Stand Out of My Loo") law. Show More Summary

Newly Freed Marissa Alexander Talks About Standing Her Ground Against Her Abusive Ex-Husband

Marissa Alexander Reveals Her Stand Your Ground Nightmare We’ve been following the story of Marissa Alexander closely over the years, particularly when George Zimmerman got off scot free for the murder of Trayvon Martin. Newly freed, Marissa gave Essence

4 Reasons Why You Should Date Your Opposite

4 weeks agoHumor : Thought Catalog

While every relationship needs some common ground to stand on, I urge you to abandon your preconceived notions of what your partner should be like and take my advice, date your opposite.

The Hunting Ground: Dare to Take a Stand

"You are not alone." "It's not your fault." "We believe you." Those are the words Annie Clark and Andrea Pino encouraged attendees to share with victims of sexual assault on college campuses. These student advocates gave their advice...Show More Summary

Nevada GOP Pushes New Gun Law Reminiscent Of 'Stand Your Ground'

WASHINGTON -- A Nevada state Senate committee considered a controversial package of gun-rights provisions on Wednesday, just a day before the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin's death. The Nevada legislation includes a provision that...Show More Summary

3 Years Since Trayvon Martin's Killing, Stand Your Ground Laws Are Alive And Well In America

On the night of February 26, 2012 — three years ago today — police responded to several 911 calls from The Retreat at Twin Lakes, a gated community in Sanford, Florida. They arrived on the scene two minutes after George Zimmerman fatally shot teenager Trayvon Martin. Show More Summary

Three Years Since Trayvon Martin’s Killing, Stand Your Ground Laws Are Alive and Well in America

last monthNews : Vice News

The self-defense law that led to George Zimmerman’s acquittal remains on the books in Florida and 22 other states despite multiple controversies and the best efforts of gun control advocates.

Meet The Representative Who Wants To Kill Texas’ ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law

Rep. Garnet Coleman wants to remove the danger for young men of color. The post Meet The Representative Who Wants To Kill Texas’ ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Jeb Bush Is Sorry He Published Your Social Security Numbers

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The man who signed Florida's Stand Your Ground law is now awkwardly moonwalking backwards on an initially indiscriminate data-dump. Presidential hopeful and former Florida governor Jeb Bush is doing some damage control on his decision...Show More Summary

How to Be More Assertive and Hold Your Ground in a Conversation

It can be rough when you don't feel like your heard in a conversation, but it can be even worse when someone hears exactly what you're saying and tries to steamroll right over you. Here are a few tips to help you stand your ground and get the respect you deserve in a conversation. Read more...

Woman in "stand your ground" case released

2 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Marissa Alexander was released from prison last month after pleading guilty to three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for the 2010 shooting

Stand Your Ground Pedagogy

A proposed new law in Texas would allow teachers to use lethal force against students to protect school property.

Marissa Alexander Has Been Released From Prison

Florida Stand Your Ground defendant Marissa Alexander has been released from prison. [NBC] Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch is being grilled over her stance that waterboarding is torture. [The Guardian] If policing strategies that position officers as members of the community rather than being removed from or above the community have been proven to work, [...]

Woman in Fla. 'stand your ground' case released

2 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Marissa Alexander on Tuesday was sentenced to the 1,095 days she has already served in jail after pleading guilty to three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for the 2010 shooting

Christians, Stand Your Ground Against Homofascism

Defense of God's design for natural marriage – along with the God-given, constitutional freedom of conscience to decline participation in and, thereby, endorsement of, its unnatural and sin-based counterfeit, so-called "gay marriage" – is now among America's premier civil-rights struggles.

Matt Barber: Christians Must Fight Gay Marriage Even If They Are Put In Chains

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"As faithful Christians we cannot, indeed we must not, endorse or participate in that which God calls evil. 'Woe to those who call evil good and good evil' (see Isaiah 5:20). We must reject sin. Stand your ground. I suggest that when...Show More Summary

How to Craft a Bohemian Flower Crown

Picture this: You and your beloved are standing in a lushly green, wooded glen. Your family and friends encircle you as the sun speckles the ground around your feet as you stand in the soft grace. A ladybug tickles your … read more

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