Marissa Alexander

Woman In Florida 'Stand Your Ground' Case Released From JailA woman who said she fired a gun in self defense is set to be released from prison as part of a plea deal for the time she has served.
Trial Judge Denies 'Stand Your Ground' Immunity Hearing For Florida Mom
Gov. Scott Signs "Warning Shot" BillWith the stroke of a pen Governor Rick Scott has significantly changed the state's self defense laws.
Success For Gun Owners & 2nd Amendment Defenders In 2014Gun owners and defenders of the second amendment saw success during the 2014 Florida legislative session, but one battle is still being waged.
State Senate Approves "Warning Shot" Bill By a vote of 32-7, the state Senate passed the so-called 'warning shot' bill. Sponsored by Sen. Greg Evers, a Republican from Pensacola, the bill has garnered attention due to the Marissa Alexander case in Jacksonville.
House Passes Warning Shot Bill The Florida House voted 93-24 to pass the "warning shot" bill, which would allow individuals to fire a warning shot instead of retreating from the threat of death or bodily harm.
State House To Take Up "Warning Shot" BillThe Florida House will take up a so-called 'warning shot' bill on Thursday which would allow people to fire a warning shot instead of retreating when threatened with death or bodily harm.
Legislature To Consider Bills Which Tweak State's Gun LawsWhen the state's Legislature convenes on Tuesday there will be several gun legislation bills up for consideration. Florida's gun-friendly laws drew national attention after several prominent shootings.
Warning Shot Bill Moving Ahead In FloridaThere's a push by some Florida legislators to make it clear that people can show a gun, or fire a warning shot, without getting a long prison sentence.
Public Defenders Back Revised 'Warning Shot' Bill The Florida Public Defender Association is supporting a measure which would grant immunity to people who show or fire guns in self-defense known as the "warning shot" bill by Rep. Neil Combee, a Polk City Republican.
Lawmaker Wants To Allow Warning Shot To be FiredA case that shocked the nation after a woman was sentenced to 20 years for firing a shot during an argument with her estranged husband may inspire a change in the law.
Tampa Mother Gets 20 Years For Firing Warning Shot At HusbandA Tampa area woman will spend 20 years in prison for firing a warning shot at her husband who she felt was threatening her.