Those who invoke "stand your ground" to avoid prosecution have been extremely successful. Nearly 70 percent have gone free.
Violence exists around the world, and no society currently exists without it. Individuals commit acts of violence daily against other individuals, governments commit acts of mass violence against entire populations of individuals.
Army 1st Sergeant Matt Corrigan was woken in the middle of the night, forced out of his home, arrested, had his home ransacked, had his guns seized and was thrown in jail -- where he was lost in the prison system for two weeks -- all because the Dist
For reasons that are unfathomable to us, the right-wing Daily Caller is giving away to readers one gun per week until Election Day.
Is the federal agency compiling a list of firearms owners?
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George Zimmerman accused the Sanford police department of corruption more than a year before he shot Trayvon Martin, saying at a public forum the agency covered up the beating of a black homeless man by the son of a white officer. “I would just li
Anti-gun activists bombarded Gander Mountain with bullying phone calls and emails regarding this week’s planned NRA-ILA Grassroots Workshops, urging them to cancel.
Evidence released last week in the second-degree-murder case against George Zimmerman shows four key witnesses made major changes in what they say they saw and heard the night he fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford. Three changed th
In the last 45 seconds, there is a faint voice, a distant yell, and the urgent dialogue between a woman and a 911 operator. “There’s just someone screaming outside,” the caller begins on the recorded line.
The man rsaw “a black male, wearing a dark colored ‘hoodie’ on top of a Hispanic male who was yelling for help.” The black male, “was mounted on the Hispanic male and throwing punches ‘MMA (mixed martial arts) style.'”
Includes laboratory reports that show traces of blood in Martin’s fingernails, Zimmerman’s blood on Martin’s sweatshirt and Martin’s blood on Zimmerman’s red jacket. Martin’s autopsy report shows that he had a small abrasion on his left fourth finger
The killing of Trayvon Martin here two and a half months ago has been cast as the latest test of race relations and equal justice in America. But it was also a test of a small city police department that does not even have a homicide unit and typical
After being injured on his second tour of duty in Afghanistan, Lt. Augustine Kim spent the night in a D.C. jail for possessing unregistered guns. Mr. Kim was transporting his firearms from his parents’ house in New Jersey to South Carolina when he st
Are they right? And who are The Shomrim?
“It is unclear how disarming law abiding citizens would better protect them from the dangers and threats posed by those who would flout the law.” ~ Gov. Rick Scott, 2012 That was the response to the Mayor of Tampa’s request to have the Florida Gov
In the politically-charged and likely protest-filled streets of Tampa, Fla., during the Republican National Convention in August, water guns will be strictly prohibited. Concealed handguns, on the other hand, will be perfectly legal. Florida Gov.
The City Council of Tampa, Florida is asking Republican Governor Rick Scott to issue an executive order that would keep people with permits for concealed weapons from — wait for it — carrying concealed weapons.
The controversial tactic of "letting guns walk" out of gun shops in the hands of suspected straw purchasers was used in Operation Fast and Furious at ATF in Phoenix in an effort to track the guns to major weapons traffickers and drug cartels in order
"Don't use pepper spray," [the cop] told the Zimmermans, according to a friend. "It'll take two or three seconds to take effect, but a quarter second for the dog [a pit bul] to jump you," he said. "Get a gun."
Hours after the city manager announced he had reached an agreement with Chief Bill Lee to resign over the Sanford Police Dept’s handling of the Trayvon Martin shooting case, the City Commission voted to reject the resignation.
Chair of the Democratic National Committee, Debbie Wasserman Schultz is presently alleging that Nugent threatened the life of President Barack Hussein Obama.
George Zimmerman was released around midnight Sunday from a Florida county jail on $150,000 bail as he awaits his second-degree murder trial for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin.
The Department of Justice is using Media Matters for America to deflect questions about the Fast and Furious scandal, including those regarding a gun used in the murder of a U.S. Border Patrol agent.
First it was PayPal refusing to process gun purchases, then Chase, and now BofA. This is a trend likely to get more pronounced and ugly.
Dershowitz continued, “An affidavit that willfully misstates undisputed evidence known to the prosecution is not only unethical but borders on perjury because an affiant swears to tell not only the truth, but the whole truth, and suppressing an impor
"The absurdity of banning squirt guns but not being able to do anything about real guns is patently obvious," Buckhorn said. "You would not want firearms introduced into that environment by people other than law enforcement."
Another opportunity to learn about your rights....
In a dramatic courtroom appearance, George Zimmerman took the stand at his own bail hearing today and apologized to Trayvon Martin's family, saying he was "sorry" for the shooting as a judge set bail at $150,000. Zimmerman will not be immediately