A recent decision not to charge a man who shot and killed another man in a convenience store parking lot because of Florida’s “stand your ground” law prompted protest Sunday night. Protesters gathered at the Circle A store on Sunset Point in Clearwater — the scene of the shooting. During a press conference Friday, Pinellas […]


Parents are supposed to protect and provide for their kids. When that doesn’t happen, kids are left to do those things for themselves. That’s the situation 14-year-old Bresha Meadows allegedly found herself in on July 28. According to reports, Bresha is accused of shooting her father, Jonathan Meadows, in the head for allegedly abusing her […]

This literally might be the saddest commercial you’ll ever have to watch. It’s PSA from the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence urging Americans to “Stand up to ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws in 26 states across the country. The PSA reenacts the night George Zimmerman took Trayvon Martin’s life, but adds a twist at the end that really opens […]

photo by: getty images Under Pennsylvania’s “Stand Your Ground Law” Would The George Zimmerman Verdict Have Been Any Different? With the George Zimmerman trial and final verdict having drawn a significant amount of national attention, there has also been a large spotlight placed on the “Stand Your Ground” laws. Generally, the laws, which are enacted in about 20 states, […]

Singer Stevie Wonder is taking a stand following the acquittal in the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. Wonder stated that he would not ever perform in Florida again until the Stand Your Ground law is abolished in Florida. See the video of Stevie Wonder making the statement below: Read more at http://tinyurl.com/lhsjw5m. Source: Black […]

It’s now been a year and George Zimmerman, the Florida man who is facing second-degree murder charges for shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, is waiving his right to a ‘Stand Your Ground’ hearing in April, which could clear him of criminal wrongdoing before his trial. According to Zimmerman’s attorney, they don’t have time to prepare for […]