Stand Your Ground
WASHINGTON (CBSMiami/AP) —Sybrina Fulton, the mother of South Florida teen Trayvon Martin, spoke to a Senate panel Tuesday in Washington urging states to clarify their “stand your ground” self-defense laws.
The father of slain teenager Trayvon Martin was in Tallahassee Thursday to continue his fight against Florida’s “stand your ground” law.
In the wake of George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, a Senate committee approved a bi-partisan bill which proposes changes to neighborhood watch programs and the state’s “stand your ground” law.
A 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.
A group of Broward County students attended a special town hall meeting Wednesday that focused on the death of Trayvon Martin and the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial.
The depth and scope of Florida’s so-called “stand your ground” self defense law will be the focus of a new course offered at Florida Atlantic University.
Any hope of holding a special legislative session on the state’s “stand your ground” self-defense law is officially dead.
Republican lawmakers have shot down a special state legislative session to address Florida’s so called ‘stand you ground’ law.
Members of the state’s Legislature will be polled to see if there is enough support to hold a special session to decide the fate of the state’s controversial “stand your ground” law.
Florida’s so-called “stand your ground” law has received support from the Florida Sheriffs Association.