See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst PENSACOLAIn 2005, as lawmakers pushed to pass sweeping self-defense legislation that would become known as the “stand your ground” law, critics had one challenge: Show us a case in which someone had been treated unjustly. Greg Russak‘s insight: Lawmakers continue to misconstrue the case. See on http://www.tampabay.com
See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst “The Daily Show” wants to rename Florida. I think their name rings far, far truer. Greg Russak‘s insight: Sums it up rather well, I think. See on http://www.upworthy.com
See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst How did George Zimmerman and his lawyers secure a not-guilty verdict on both second-degree murder and manslaughter charges in the killing of Trayvon Martin? See on http://www.truthdig.com
See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Gary Younge: Calls for calm after George Zimmerman was acquitted of murdering Trayvon Martin are empty words for black families See on http://www.guardian.co.uk
See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst (MOTHER JONES) Now that the verdict is in, here’s what could happen next. Federal charges: The Department of Justice launched an investigation last March to investigate whether Martin’s shooting amounted to a federal hate crime—that is, if Zimmerman followed and killed Martin because he was black. In July … More Zimmerman Has Been Found Not Guilty. Now What?