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Stand Your Ground Repeal

Florida Dem Sponsors 'Stand Your Ground' Repeal

Posted 08.20.2013 | Miami

An outspoken critic of Florida's "Stand Your Ground" has officially filed a bill to repeal the controversial self-defense law. Back in 2005, Florid...

'This Law Is Not Repealable'

Reuters | Posted 09.30.2013 | Miami

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., July 31 (Reuters) - Every night for the last three weeks about 50 young protesters have slept on ...

Senate Subcommittee Will Debate Stand Your Ground

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics

Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, the No. 2 Democrat in the Senate, announced Friday that he will chair a hearing on "stand your ground" laws in the wake of ...

Florida Democrat Renews Call For 'Stand Your Ground' Repeal

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

Florida state Rep. Alan Williams (D) is planning to renew his efforts targeting his state's controversial "Stand Your Ground" law, he said Sunday. ...

Janell Ross

Stand Your Ground Creates New Activist

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 01.25.2013 | Black Voices

Ron Davis still isn’t sure how he made the 30-minute drive to the hospital. He was crying. He was praying he wouldn’t crash into anyone. He was pl...

Florida Democrats Join Trayvon Martin's Mother In Fight Against 'Stand Your Ground'

AP | Posted 03.18.2013 | Black Voices

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The mother of Trayvon Martin and Democratic lawmakers are calling for the repeal of Florida's so-called "stand your ground" ...

Floridians Divided Over Stand Your Ground Laws

AP | GARY FINEOUT | Posted 06.12.2012 | Black Voices

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Nearly 6,600 emails gathered by a task force looking into Florida's self-defense laws have been filled with passionate responses ...

DEBATE: Bloomberg vs. Blackwell Over 'Stand Your Ground'

Posted 04.13.2012 | Miami

Few people would argue against a person's right to defend themselves in their own homes if an intruder burst through the door. But does a law like ...