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378 People 'Pay It Forward' at Fla. Starbucks
Society & Culture  (tags: kindness, charity, Starbucks, Florida, paying it forward )

Freya
- 58 days ago - news.msn.com
A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida.
Tariq Abu Khdeir Is Not Deterred: Despite Israeli Police Attack, He Plans on Returning to Palestine
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Israel, Florida, human rights, beating. violence, society, ethics, culture, family, freedoms, humans, news, rights, abuse, children, safety )

Carrie
- 61 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Tariq, tall and soft-spoken, is now safe and sound. His face, badly distorted by the beating delivered by two Israeli officers, is back to normal, though his mother says he still suffers from occasional headaches.
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
- 84 days 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
- 97 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
- 228 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
- 230 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
- 261 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
- 278 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
- 387 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
- 401 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
- 403 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
- 408 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
- 459 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
- 495 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
- 498 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.
 

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