Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law has re-emerged once again in national headlines after the Florida Sheriff’s Association unanimously voted to support the law. Why, then, does the “Stand Your Ground” law receive such resounding support within Florida’s sheriff community, but almost entirely negative play in our nation’s media?
Outspoken gun rights activist Ted Nugent unleashed a scathing critique of Stevie Wonder’s boycott of Florida over the state’s acquittal of George Zimmerman and “Stand Your Ground” law, and accused the old-time star of ignoring America’s true black violence problem in inner cities such as Chicago. “So 700 black people, mostly young children and young […]
In the aftermath of the not guilty verdict in the second degree murder case of George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin, the Stand Your Ground law has come into focus as setting a dangerous precedent for America’s armed citizenry. Dubbed by critics as the “Shoot First Law”, many are using the Zimmerman case as an opportunity […]