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Society & Culture

Florida Woman Gets 60 Years While Stand-Your-Ground Zimmerman Walks Free
Society & Culture  (tags: Florida, Stand your ground, Alexander, Zimmerman, domestic violence, new trial, crime, ethics, law, police, rights )

Lynn
- 23 hours ago - addictinginfo.org
It is so not fair! She stood her ground, just like George Zimmerman of Stand-Your-Ground ... law fame. And both live in Florida. So why is Marissa Alexander looking down the barrel of 60 years in prison when her situation was the same as Zimmerman's?
Deputy Police Chief, Officer in Florida Town Were Members of the KKK, the FBI Alleges (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Florida, KKK, police, law, ethics, dishonesty, society, news, safety )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - rawstory.com
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement presented Chief Terry Isaacs with copies of a confidential FBI report last week that allegedly identified Deputy Chief David Borst and Officer George Hunnewell as members of the KKK.
Please Sign: No More Jail Time for Marissa Alexander!
Society & Culture  (tags: Marissa Alexander, Angela Corey, Florida, Stand Your Ground, Warning Shot, Presumption of Innocence, triple sentence considered by prosecutio, domestic abuse, women's rights, discrimination, violence )

Susan
- 144 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
After all that domestic abuse victim Marissa Alexander has been through, Florida state prosecutor Angela Corey now wants to make her serve three consecutive sentences for firing a warning shot out of fear of her abusive husband. Vindictive and Cruel!
Prosecution Against Marissa Alexander Now Seeks 60 Year Sentence
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, florida, corruption, culture, dishonesty, family, freedoms, government, Justice, law, media, news, politics, rights, safety, society, women )

Kit
- 146 days ago - samuel-warde.com
It's now reported prosecuting attorney, Angela Corey, will seek a triple sentence of 60 years against Alexander, for firing a warning shot in self-defense.
Florida Ku Klux Klan Leader Boasts of 'Invisible Empire' of Sympathetic Public Officials (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, racism, KKK, Florida, society, hate, culture, ethics, law, politics, rights, government, humans )

Carrie
- 177 days ago - rawstory.com
Residents in central Florida have become increasingly aware that the Ku Klux Klan is in their midst. WFTV 9 reports that recruitment flyers for the Florida chapter of the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) have appeared in neighborhoods...
Let's Put An End To The Executions
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, crime, ethics, death penalty, Florida, society, culture, murder, violence )

Carrie
- 194 days ago - nationalmemo.com
The execution of Thomas Knight last week is a textbook case for why Florida's dysfunctional death penalty should be scrapped.Here was a man whose guilt was never in doubt, whose crimes were cold-blooded, whose attitude remained remorseless and often...
Man Run Over By Police for Seat Belt Violation - Complaint Filed on Medical Examiner
Society & Culture  (tags: Officer James Harris, Marlon Brown, Dr. Shiping Bao, Deland, Florida, Trayvon Martin, video, petition, seat belt violation, rooky police, manslaughter )

Dandelion
- 303 days ago - beacononlinenews.com
Police dashcam video shows then-DeLand police Officer James Harris in hot pursuit. Video shows Marlon Brown slip and fall but as he was getting back up, he was struck by the front of police car. Video not for the faint of heart. Was this manslaughter?
Zimmerman's Police Chief Agrees He's A 'Sandy Hook' Waiting To Happen
Society & Culture  (tags: George Zimmerman, Florida, police chief, Sandy Hook, Aurora, death, murder, crime, law, ethics, society, safety, violence, news )

Carrie
- 317 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Police Chief Steve Bracknell, who is responsible for the Florida town where George Zimmerman resides, agreed in a series of emails that Zimmerman is a "ticking time bomb" and another "Sandy Hook" waiting to happen.
Florida Man Accused of 'Walking on Wrong Side of the Road' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Florida, racism, police misconduct, law, abuse, ethics, society, safety, rights, violence, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 319 days ago - rawstory.com
First Coast News reported on Monday that Bobby Wingate was cited by an officer for "walking down the wrong side of the road" during the stop, then punched in the face. When the officer pulled out his Tazer, Wingate called 911 to protect himself.
The Bone Collectors Get to Work at Florida's Dozier School
Society & Culture  (tags: children, Florida, Dozier School, death, crime, society, police, murder, news, law, sadness )

Carrie
- 324 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Excavators are digging for remains at a notorious Florida school, hoping DNA will solve at least a dozen cold cases. Christine Pelisek talks to the man examining the grisly finds.
Here's Florida's Next Trayvon Martin Case
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, justice, race, politics, guns, Florida, Stand Your Ground Law, sadness, safety, society, death, murder, children )

Carrie
- 376 days ago - motherjones.com
A white man named Michael Dunn shot and killed an unarmed black teenager named Jordan Davis in Florida last year after a brief dispute. But there were several eyewitnesses to the Davis killing, including his three friends who survived.
Black Woman Gets 20 Years; White Man Gets 0 Years
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, Florida, crime, culture, law, police, rights, Justice )

Lynn
- 411 days ago - alternet.org
A man in Florida shoots a man he finds having sex with his wife, killing him. A woman in Florida shoots the wall to scare off an abusive husband, harming nobody. Guess which one was acquitted? Guess which one was convicted?
Veto the Timely Justice Act - Please Sign
Society & Culture  (tags: Florida, Timely Justice Act, death penalty, governor Scott, human rights )

Angelika
- 414 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
Write to Florida Gov. Rick Scott today and urge him to veto the "Timely Justice Act", because Florida should not risk executing an innocent person! Like Juan Melendez, Florida had 23 more death row exonerees in the past.
End the Unjustified Prosecution of Kaitlyn Hunt -Sign Please!
Society & Culture  (tags: Florida, law, same-sex-relationship, felony, "sex offender", youth, highschool )

Angelika
- 429 days ago - org.credoaction.com
Kaitlyn was in a consensual same-sex relationship with another female high-school student. Her behavior cannot seriously be portrayed as predatory, and the felony charges against her could have devastating consequences for her future.
Terrible School Bus Accident, 1 Child Dies, 15 Injured
Society & Culture  (tags: children, Florida, school bus, accident, tractor trailer, tragedy, death, injured, elementary school )

Lindsey
- 853 days ago - tcpalm.com
I wanted to share this because it happened right near my home. This is a terrible tragedy in my community now and I am asking for your prayers and thoughts for the families of the victim and the injured students. I went to the same school as a child.
 

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