‘[It’s] the only reason he and his wife were here today’
The first state to expand the concept of self defense
You can use force if needed all the time, no matter where you’re at
‘People have a duty to retreat when they’re outside the home’
Stand your ground?
‘You don’t have an obligation to allow yourself to be attacked’
Take that, crime
The latest get-out-the-vote effort
‘It remains to been seen whether Wonder has looked into this glaring contradiction’
‘This law does not work’
Americans prefer to defend themselves
Jackson Lee wants to replace stand your ground with ‘duty to retreat’
Rocker-turned-political commentator has no time for celebrity plans to boycott Sunshine State
‘That our president has been profiled should encourage all Americans to think deeply about the depth of this problem’
Holder wants to repeal self-defense law
‘ALEC didn’t even become involved in this until Florida passed the law. So there was no ALEC in the drafting of this’
Why the controversial self-defense laws are so important.
‘I want to see the first black man who uses the ‘stand your ground’ defense and see if it works’
The laws, which protect law-abiding citizens, had nothing to do with the Trayvon Martin shooting.