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Florida Stand Your Ground Laws

Democrat Applies Pressure To 'Stand Your Ground' States With New Bill

The Huffington Post | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

In light of the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin and subsequent acquittal of George Zimmerman, one member of Congress wants to pass legis...

Despite Outcry, Stand Your Ground Repeals Are Unlikely

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

MIAMI — Despite an outcry from civil rights groups, a call for close examination by President Barack Obama and even a 1960s-style sit-in at the ...

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 ...