Stand Your Ground

A jury convicted Michael Drejka of manslaughter in the shooting death of Markeis McGlockton outside a Clearwater convenience store.
"I'm not about to get shot for some candy," the "Daily Show" host said.
Michael Dunn said he saw Cristobal Lopez steal a hatchet from his store.
Michael Drejka was charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of Markeis McGlockton last month in Clearwater, Florida.
The fatal shooting of Markeis McGlockton is reminiscent of the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
A man who invoked Florida's controversial gun law shot Markeis McGlockton, 28, in an altercation over a parking space in Clearwater.
The court ruled against a new version of the law that makes it even easier for shooters to claim self-defense.
Caroline Light’s provocative and original book, Stand Your Ground: A History of America’s Love Affair With Lethal Self Defense
Gun-related homicides in Florida jumped nearly 32 percent since 2005, according to new report.
Electing a president whom Colin Powell calls "an international pariah" might please those who like nothing better than "sticking it" to friends and enemies alike. Shall America model itself on Trump by being pathologically thin-skinned, stiffing our creditors, and evading responsibility? With such a leader, who needs enemies?
Before Kouren Thomas was shot dead, an angry 911 caller said he saw "hoodlums" outside.
The victims of police violence were not mentioned on the RNC stage. This, in a city where 12-year-old Tamir Rice was shot and killed in an incident that resulted in the U.S. Department of Justice putting the Cleveland police under a consent decree. On Tuesday, the DNC chose a different path.
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