Stand Your Ground

Senate Advancing Bill To Change 'Stand Your Ground' LawDespite a similar House proposal that was previously killed, a bill to significantly change Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law is advancing in the Senate.
Bill To Change "Stand Your Ground" Law Shot DownA measure that would have changed the state's contentious "stand your ground" law may has been shot down by the House Criminal Justice subcommittee.
Hearing Begins In Fatal SW Dade Strip Club Shooting CaseA two-day hearing has begun for a woman who claimed she was standing her ground in a fatal Southwest Dade strip-club shooting.
Police: Homeowner Shoots, Kills Attempted Burglary SuspectAn attempted burglary suspect is dead after deputies say he was shot and killed by a homeowner trying to protect his family.
Bush: Borders Less Secure If Congress Cuts Off DHS DollarsFormer Florida Governor Jeb Bush spoke against cutting off the Department of Homeland Security's budget saying it would make U.S. borders less secure.
Bush Defends His Conservative Credentials Ahead Of CPACFormer Florida Governor Jeb Bush defended his conservative credentials like tax cuts and smaller government ahead of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).
Trayvon Martin's Parents React To DOJ DecisionA day after it was announced that George Zimmerman would not face federal charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, Martin’s mother said she still believes he got away with murder.
Dozens Set To Attend Trayvon Martin Remembrance EventsDozens are expected to gather this weekend in remembrance of the late Trayvon Martin whose death sparked a national debate over the controversial Stand Your Ground law.
George Zimmerman Assault Case DroppedAuthorities say they are dropping their aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman after his ex-girlfriend stopped cooperating with authorities.
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.
State Supreme Court To Hear "Stand Your Ground" CaseWho should have to supply burden of proof in so-called "stand your ground" cases will be taken up by the state's highest court on Tuesday.
Supreme Court To Weigh If Felons Can Stand Their Ground The Florida Supreme Court will consider whether convicted felons have the right to claim immunity under the state's controversial "stand your ground" self-defense law, even if they are barred from possessing guns in the first place.
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