Stand Your Ground
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.
The tab for the George Zimmerman trial continues to grow. According to Seminole County officials, the trial cost the county government $91,000.
Less than 24 hours after it was announced that the Florida House planned to hold a subcommittee hearing later this year to address the state’s controversial “stand your ground” law, the state’s Senate is moving towards doing the same.
Even though the chairman clearly stated he doesn’t intent to support any changes to “stand your ground” law, the Florida House has planned to hold a subcommittee hearing later this year to address the state’s controversial law.
The Reverend Jesse Jackson is standing by critical comments he made about Florida and has refused to offer an apology demanded by Gov. Rick Scott.
Congresswoman Frederica Wilson plans to meet with members of the Dream Defenders and state lawmakers to discuss the ‘stand your ground’ law.