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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
- 47 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
- 49 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
- 80 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
- 97 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
- 207 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
- 221 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
- 222 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
- 227 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
- 279 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
- 314 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
- 317 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
- 332 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
- 756 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.
One Young Man Shot And Killed An Unarmed Kid--See What Happened Next ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: law, rights, crime, family, Trayvon Martin, justice, Florida )

Nancy
- 764 days ago - front.moveon.org
Tell Attorney General Holder: "Please order the Department of Justice to investigate the senseless murder of Trayvon Martin and the blatant violation of his civil rights." Link under video.
Super Rich Vs. 99%: Class War Will Explode
Society & Culture  (tags: super rich vs. 99%, class war, OccupyWallStreet, Frank Luntz, behavioral economcs, pollster, political insider, fear of OWS, Republican Governors Association, Florida, Luntz talks politics, sloganeering, 10 tips/tricks, politicians clueless )

Judy
- 867 days ago - marketwatch.com
Luntz is a conservative pollster, admittedly afraid of OWS. He's making it all about politics. But he's missing the point, and misleading his clients. Politics isn't the problem, it's economics, inequality, class warfare. He introduces 10 new slogans...
 

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