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'Stand Your Ground' Task Force Releases Controversial Report

Posted 11.16.2012 | Miami

The findings of a state committee tasked to investigate Florida's controversial "Stand Your Ground" law may be as polarizing as the statute itself. ...

Trymaine Lee

Trayvon Martin's Family Raising Funds To Fight 'Stand Your Ground' Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Trymaine Lee | Posted 10.15.2012 | Black Voices

The parents of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin have launched a new website and political committee to take aim at the state’s controversial "S...

Trymaine Lee

Florida Stand Your Ground Task Force Holds First Public Meeting

HuffingtonPost.com | Trymaine Lee | Posted 06.11.2012 | Black Voices

A Florida task force convened by Gov. Rick Scott to examine the state's controversial Stand Your Ground law is scheduled to have its first public meet...

Florida Lawmakers Defend 'Stand Your Ground' Panel

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 05.02.2012 | Black Voices

The task force empaneled by Florida Governor Rick Scott called to look into the state's "Stand Your Ground" law, which has come under fire in the afte...

Independent 'Stand Your Ground' Review Releases Recommendations

Posted 05.01.2012 | Miami

An independent review panel formed to examine Florida's 'Stand Your Ground' law released its recommendations Monday in a 21-page report, citing "overw...

Stand Your Ground: 'We Don't Think It's A Thing We Can Tweak'

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 04.09.2012 | Miami

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- A task force examining Florida's "stand your ground" self-defense law was told Thursday that the Trayvon Martin shooting is o...