Stand Your Ground

Ronald Gasser is accused of fatally shooting Joe McKnight on December 1 during a road rage incident in Terrytown, Louisiana.

A new study suggests Florida's controversial Stand Your Ground law can be linked to a spike in gun-related deaths.

Parents are supposed to protect and provide for their kids. When that doesn’t happen, kids are left to do those things for themselves. That’s the situation 14-year-old Bresha Meadows allegedly found herself in on July 28. According to reports, Bresha is accused of shooting her father, Jonathan Meadows, in the head for allegedly abusing her […]

We’re so happy that Marissa Alexander made it home and while she is on house arrest, there’s nothing more important to the mother of three…

We have all gotten to know Marissa Alexander as a Black mother of two from Florida who fired a warning shot at her abusive husband…


If you are interested in signing the petition that is pushing for an amendment to Florida’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ law. Sign the petition to call on all at least 21 governors to look over their laws and consider similar amendments so that they can protect children in their states, just as Trayvon should have been protected in Florida. […]

  I was at the club last night and people were asking was I going to the “Trayvon Martin March” at noon. I just thought to myself, “Wow”. Something that in some peoples’ eyes turned out bad, (Zimmerman not guilty verdict last week) has brought so many people together for a cause. It made me […]