Archive | Stand Your Ground

George Zimmerman Waives Rights to Pretrial ‘Stand Your Ground’ Immunity: Why?

Did you catch this news? Zimmerman, sworn in MIAMI — With a softly spoken, “Yes, Your Honor,” George Zimmerman officially waived his right to a pretrial “Stand Your Ground” immunity hearing on Tuesday, choosing instead to lay out his self-defense case before a jury. Reported by The New York Times — What do you think? 

More Calls For Justice in Trayvon Martin Case; NOW Takes a Stand

Contact: Latoya Veal, 202-628-8669, ext. 116 NOW Calls for Justice in Trayvon Martin Case: Fire the Chief,Arrest the Shooter, and Repeal ‘Stand Your Ground’ LawsStatement of NOW President Terry O’Neill March 23, 2012 The National Organization for Women is shocked and saddened by the tragic death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, the African-American teenager shot and killed […]