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.
Grant Smith: Florida’s congressional delegation has received $71,538 in NRA money.
Gov. Rick Scott and Florida’s Republican-led legislature have become the national vanguard for testing the boundaries of accepted constitutional protections.
Tristram Korten: El gobernador Rick Scott y la Legislatura de la Florida, controlada por los republicanos, se han convertido en la vanguardia nacional para poner a prueba los límites de las protecciones constitucionales aceptadas.
Howard Goodman: Gov. Rick Scott's task force, convening to review Florida's expansive self-defense law, looks all set to fire blanks.
Howard Goodman: The Travyon Martin case is bringing unusual attention to Florida's freewheeling gun culture.