Tag: Stand your ground

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    Stand Your Ground Repeals Unlikely Amid Protests

    (AP) — Despite an outcry from civil rights groups, a call for close examination by President Barack Obama, and even a 1960s-style sit-in at the Florida governor’s office, the jury’s verdict that George Zimmerman was justified in shooting unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin is unlikely to spur change to any of the nation’s stand-your-ground s …

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    Justice is Blind, It’s Just Not Colorblind

    Page 1 of 4 While so many Americans remain shocked, dismayed and reeling from the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, the shock is apparently derived from our lack of foresight on the part of blacks and whites to see it coming. Who could have anticipated that a black boy could have been killed at the hands of a white man, and the white man …