Marissa Alexander now facing 60 years for warning shot at abusive husband

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.  — To further illustrate the infuriating incompetency and lunacy coming out of the state prosecutor’s office in Florida, Marissa Alexander is now staring at 60 years in prison for firing the warning shot from her handgun at her abusive husband that injured no one. As you recall, Alexander, 33, was convicted in 2012 on three counts […]

Florida pushing to legalize warning shots; inspired by Marissa Alexander

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida lawmakers have forged ahead with plans to pass a bill designed to make it unequivocally clear that people can show a gun, or even fire a warning shot, without being penalized with a ridiculously long prison sentence.The legislation, of course, was inspired mostly by the grave injustice the state prosecutors committed against […]

Ted Nugent slams ‘brain dead’ Stevie Wonder’s boycott of Florida

Stevie Wonder’s famous boycott of Florida and Stand Your Ground laws is getting some serious push-back from the radical right. Rocker and rabid right-wing extremist Ted Nugent slammed the music icon during a radio interview, calling him “brain-dead” and “soulless” for his Florida boycott, all while throwing around erroneous numbers about black-on-black crime in murder […]

George Zimmerman lied when he said he didn’t know ‘Stand Your Ground’ law

Another day, another George Zimmerman lie gets uncovered. The volunteer neighborhood watch captain told investigators in the hours after he shot and killed Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla., in February 2012 that he did not know anything about Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law. It turns out that he not only did know the law, […]

The Trayvon Martin Murder: America On Trial

Trayvon screaming. America is still having a collective nightmare over those horrifying screams that echo in our heads and reverberate down through our souls. Those were the awful, full-throttle, undeniable screams of a terrified teenage boy who saw death coming for him seconds before it actually reached him. It was those blood-curdling screams on the […]