A year after George Zimmerman shot and killed Trayvon Martin in Central Florida, gun control is at the center of national debate. But Florida's controversial "stand your ground" law isn't part of the discussion.
Amy Green: Un año después que George Zimmerman mató de un tiro a Trayvon Martin en el centro de la Florida, el control de las armas está en el centro del debate nacional. Pero la controversial ley de defensa propia conocida como “Defiéndete”, no es parte de la discusión.
Howard Goodman: Gov. Rick Scott's task force, convening to review Florida's expansive self-defense law, looks all set to fire blanks.
M.C. Moewe: Judge Kenneth R. Lester Jr.’s opinion on domestic violence may affect whether a jury hears about George Zimmerman’s earlier domestic incident.
Howard Goodman: Special Prosecutor Angela Corey announced the filing of charges of second-degree murder against George Zimmerman, the self-appointed community watchman who shot Martin but went free because Sanford police took his word that he had acted in self-defense.
FCIR will host a live Twitter chat on Tues., April 10, at 7:30 p.m. to discuss the news media's coverage of the shooting of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin in Sanford.