Tag Archives: Stand Your Ground

Holder wades deeper into Zimmerman battle, calls for review of ‘stand-your-ground’

Holder wades deeper into Zimmerman battle, calls for review of ‘stand-your-ground’ Attorney General Eric Holder waded deeper into the controversy over the George Zimmerman case and verdict on Tuesday, suggesting a national review of “stand-your-ground” laws during a speech before … Continue reading

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Will Obama Call for Calm After Zimmerman Acquittal?

Will Obama Call for Calm After Zimmerman Acquittal? Following the acquittal of George Zimmerman for murder and manslaughter in the killing of Trayvon Martin, and threats of riots in Sanford, Florida and nationwide, President Barack Obama has yet to make … Continue reading

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Newtown mom pleads for gun control at White House

Newtown mom pleads for gun control at White House WASHINGTON (AP) – The mother of a 6-year-old boy killed in the Connecticut school shooting used the opportunity to fill in for President Barack Obama during the weekly radio and Internet … Continue reading

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Texas man in stand-your-ground case could get life

Texas man in stand-your-ground case could get life HOUSTON (AP) — A retired Houston-area firefighter faces up to life in prison after a jury convicted him of murder for gunning down his unarmed neighbor during a dispute over a noisy … Continue reading

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