July 18, 2018

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  • "STAND YOUR GROUND" INCONSISTENCIES

    COURTESY OF PROJECT R.E.A.C.H. INC Several months after the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida, a task force held its first meeting to examine the controversial "Stand Your Ground" law that has been at the center of the uproar surrounding the Florida teen's death.

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  • “STAND YOUR GROUND” INCONSISTENCIES

    COURTESY OF PROJECT R.E.A.C.H. INC Several months after the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida, a task force held its first meeting to examine the controversial "Stand Your Ground" law that has been at the center of the uproar surrounding the Florida teen's death.

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  • "STAND YOUR GROUND" INCONSISTENCIES

    COURTESY OF PROJECT R.E.A.C.H. INC Several months after the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida, a task force held its first meeting to examine the controversial "Stand Your Ground" law that has been at the center of the uproar surrounding the Florida teen's death.

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  • MARISSA ALEXANDER’S MOUNTAIN

    Marissa Alexander is a 31 year old mother of three is facing a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years in a Florida prison for discharging her firearm into the ceiling of her home to ward off  further abuse at the hands of her husband, Rico Gray.  Mr. Gray had just assaulted Marissa and was at…

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  • MARISSA ALEXANDER'S MOUNTAIN

    Marissa Alexander is a 31 year old mother of three is facing a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years in a Florida prison for discharging her firearm into the ceiling of her home to ward off further abuse at the hands of her husband, Rico Gray. Mr. Gray had just assaulted Marissa and was at…

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  • MARISSA ALEXANDER'S MOUNTAIN

    Marissa Alexander is a 31 year old mother of three is facing a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years in a Florida prison for discharging her firearm into the ceiling of her home to ward off further abuse at the hands of her husband, Rico Gray. Mr. Gray had just assaulted Marissa and was at…

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  • CHARGES FILED IN TRAYVON MARTIN CASE

    UPDATE Angela Corey, special prosecutor from Duval County, Florida, appointed by Governor Rick Scott, formally charged George Zimmerman with second degree murder for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012.   Trayvon was unarmed and walking through a Sanford community wearing a hoodie when he was followed and confronted by Mr. Zimmerman who claimed…

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  • WHATEVER HAPPENED TO RE-ENTRY BILL HR 0177?

      CS/HB 177: Inmate Reentry  GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee; Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee; Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Porth; Campbell; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Baxley; Costello; Fullwood; Glorioso; Grant; Pafford; Pilon; Rogers; Rouson; Sands        VETOED Inmate Reentry; Directs DOC to develop & administer reentry program for nonviolent offenders; requires substance abuse treatment & rehabilitative programming; specifies eligibility criteria; requires…

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  • NO GRAND JURY IN TRAYVON MARTIN CASE

    Message From Ben Todd Jealous NAACP President and CEO Trayvon Prosecutor foregoes grand jury   Florida State Attorney,  Angela Corey,  made a surprising announcement. She decided to forego a grand jury in the Trayvon Martin case. Her decision has put the responsibility of whether or not to prosecute George Zimmerman squarely on her shoulders and…

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  • FAMILIES MINISTERING TO FAMILIES

    Meet some of the group.  Left to right - 1st row: Jack Canatsey, Marcia Jentsch 2nd row: Bonnie Barnes, Jean Canatsey 3rd row: Raymond Welsh, Judy Thompson     On Saturday, March 17, 2012, Judy Thompson, President of Forgotten Majority, Inc. addressed the members of 'Families Ministering to Families' (FMTF) concerning the Reinstatement of Florida's Parole.  Some of the…

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