stand your ground laws

A new study suggests Florida's controversial Stand Your Ground law can be linked to a spike in gun-related deaths.

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 […]

Former U.S. airman Michael Giles was jailed to 25 years in prison for standing his ground in Florida. He’s been in prison for four years now…

03/10/14- Roland Martin talks with Pastor Jamal Bryant about the negative impact of “Stand Your Ground” laws and the rally against SYG happening in Tallahassee,…

03/10/14- Reverend Al Sharpton talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the march and rally against “Stand Your Ground” laws happening today in Tallahassee,…

Black community leaders are taking a stand against the controversial “Stand Your Ground” law. On March 10, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida, leaders across the country…

The parents of 17-year-old Jordan Davis who was shot and killed during an argument over loud music have spoken out after the trial concerning Davis’ death ended in a mistrial. During an appearance on Good Morning America Wednesday, and vowed to fight tooth and nail to change the Stand Your Ground law in Florida. They also said […]