As the Florida Legislature considers tweaks to the state’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law, legislators have added a provision that would stop journalists from gaining access to court records in cases involving self-defense.
Florida’s controversial Stand Your Ground Law is under fire again. The recent mistrial in the Michael Dunn case is to blame this time.
The American Legislative Exchange Council is having some trouble raising money from its former corporate donors in the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting.
Lawmakers will discuss the state's controversial self-defense law, Stand Your Ground, during a five-hour hearing today. However, the one bill being voted on during the hearing is expected to fail.
Recent polling didn't just find that Floridians are moving away from congressional Republicans, they also aren't keen on Sen. Marco Rubio’s immigration stance or George Zimmerman—but they are in support of a medical marijuana initiative.
Florida Senate Democratic Leader Chris Smith filed legislation this week that aims to amend the state’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law, which received media scrutiny following the shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last year.