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Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle wants the Florida Supreme Court believes the latest version of the state’s "Stand Your Ground" self-defense law is unconstitutional.

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It was only a matter of time before the infamous “I feared for my life” came popping up as justification for shooting and killing a black man, and Michael Drejka’s iteration of the excuse is unsurprising.

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Jacqueline Dixon contends that her 44-year-old estranged husband Carl Omar Dixon charged at her in her driveway so she shot her spouse with a small-caliber handgun.

The post Standing Her Ground: Black woman arrested for shooting and killing estranged husband at her home appeared first on theGrio.

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Politicians, some up for election, on Saturday announced plans to attend a rally in Clearwater, Fla., to protest the state’s controversial Stand Your Ground law amid the death of Markeis McGlockton. Indeed, election time is around the corner in contentious races around the nation. And Florida’s governors race is no exception. Tampabay.com, however, noted that it took until Saturday evening for […]

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — An attorney for the family of an unarmed black man […]

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Police officers in Florida are seeking to invoke Stand Your Ground protection to defend against excessive force claims.

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A new Fortune ranking puts the three founders of the Black Lives Matter Movement high […]

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A rash of police killings of Blacks has shifted the dialogue surrounding #BlackLivesMatter away from […]

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George Zimmerman retweeted an image over the weekend showing the body of Trayvon Martin, the […]

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Marissa Alexander, the mother of three who served three years in a Florida prison for […]

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An appeal to the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday of the controversial “Stand Your Ground” […]

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Marissa Alexander, a Black mother of three who has been in an ongoing battle to […]

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JACKSONVILLE, Florida (AP) - A jury has found a man guilty of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a teenager after an argument over loud music outside a Florida convenience store.

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ORLANDO, Florida (AP) — The U.S. man famous for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager told police that he had been hired as security for a gun store, a claim that the store's manager denied Tuesday...

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theGRIO REPORT - A former U.S. airman is currently sitting in a Florida prison for what his supporters argue was a simple act of self-defense...

The post US airman stands his ground in Florida, sentenced to 25 years appeared first on theGrio.

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theGRIO REPORT - Lawyers for George Zimmerman, accused of second degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, will seek a 'Stand Your Ground' hearing...

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John McNeil has been in prison for five and half years after being found guilty on murder charges....

The post NAACP backs 'Stand Your Ground' defense for Georgia prisoner appeared first on theGrio.

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George Zimmerman was going to be interviewed by Barbara Walters, but apparently the shooter of Trayvon Martin demanded the network to pay for a hotel room for a month...

The post Barbara Walters rejected George Zimmerman's interview demands appeared first on theGrio.

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MIAMI (AP) - A man who won a controversial ruling under Florida's 'stand your ground' self-defense law has been fatally shot in Miami...

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SANFORD, Florida (AP) — A newly released video shows a U.S. neighborhood watch volunteer standing at the scene of the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen...

The post Video shows Zimmerman’s account of fatal fight appeared first on theGrio.

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theGRIO REPORT - A newspaper study finds that Florida's Stand Your Ground law is applied unevenly, depending on the race of the victim, and that it has been used to free defendants in some shocking cases...

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