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Florida Stand Your Ground Law

More Controversy Over Florida Sheriff's 'Unanimous' Vote

The Tampa Tribune | William March | Posted 10.18.2013 | Miami

TAMPA -- A vote last week by the Florida Sheriffs Association on the state's stand your ground self-defense law wasn't as decisive as it was declared ...

'Stand Your Ground' Hearings Chair: 'I Don't Support Changing One Damn Comma'

Posted 08.08.2013 | Miami

Republicans in Florida appeared to make a major concession to protestors last week when House Speaker Will Weatherford (R-Wesley Chapel) ordered heari...

MAJOR Win For Florida Protestors

Reuters | Posted 10.02.2013 | Miami

(Adds new quote from Agnew, paragraph 6) By Tom Brown MIAMI, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Florida lawmakers will hold hearings thi...

Rick Scott Really Doesn't Want To Talk About Stand Your Ground

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) was whisked away by his aides on Thursday after a reporter asked him a question about the state's controversial "Stand You...

Protesters Demand Rick Scott Repeal Controversial Law

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

Three days after a Florida jury ruled George Zimmerman was not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, activists are turning to Gov. Rick Scot...

Janie Campbell

LOOK: 8 Florida Republicans Who Love 'Stand Your Ground' | Janie Campbell | Posted 07.16.2013 | Miami

George Zimmerman's legal team didn't ultimately use a defense based on Florida's controversial Stand Your Ground law, but Zimmerman's killing of unarm...

Did Zimmerman Really 'Stand His Ground?'

American Anthropological Association | Posted 09.14.2013 | Crime
American Anthropological Association

Firstly, know that I'm not challenging anybody's satisfaction or outrage with the verdict. However, I've got to challenge some things about Floridian Stand Your Ground policy, Zimmerman's trial, and society's conflation of the two.

Man 'Stands His Ground' In Pizza Parlor, Shoots Fellow Customer

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.18.2012 | Weird News

Randall White ordered a thin-crust veggie pie at a Little Caesars restaurant in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Sunday and complained about the slow service....

White Man Shoots Black Teen After Argument Over Loud Music

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 11.28.2012 | Black Voices

Florida’s controversial ‘Stand Your Ground’ law is back on the national stage after the murder of yet another unarmed, black teenager. Micha...

WATCH: Bill Kristol Rips Trayvon Martin Coverage

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 04.01.2012 | Media

Conservative pundit Bill Kristol on Sunday criticized media coverage of the Trayvon Martin case. “It was right to raise alarms at first but now i...