13 hrs ago
Alexander supporters rally in Tallahassee
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Amid a crowd of "stand your ground" protesters were people marching for Marissa Alexander.
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18 hrs ago
Sharpton leads march over 'stand your ground' law
Hundreds of marchers waive their signs as they walk to the Florida Capitol Monday, March 10, 2014, for a rally in Tallahassee, Fla.
23 hrs ago
News 4 Jax
March protests 'stand your ground'
The families of Jordan Davis and Trayvon Martin joined a protest outside the state Capitol Monday before they testify before a legislative committee that will consider changes to Florida's controversial "stand your ground" law.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Tom Joyner joins the stand your ground fight
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Radio personality Tom Joyner returned to Jacksonville for the first time in years Friday with a message.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Florida Times-Union
Obama's budget for ports shocks Georgia, thrills Jacksonville
Florida Governor Rick Scott bragged on the beautiful weather then announced he will seek $8.8 billion for transportation, seaport and infrastructure projects for the next fiscal year during an appearance at Jaxport's Blount Island terminal on Monday, January 13, 2014 in Jacksonville, FL.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Orlando Sentinel
Sanford's public housing needs makeover: Editorial
We're still getting over sticker shock after the recent budget bombshell from the Sanford Housing Authority.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
[LISTEN] How Marissa Alexander Could Get 60 Years
Congresswoman Corrine Brown joined "NewsOne Now" Tuesday to update Roland Martin on the latest developments in the Marissa Alexander case and explained efforts in Florida to address the laws like Stand Your Ground that led to her conviction.
News 4 Jax
"Moral Monday" in Tallahassee
Tuesday, Florida's 2014 legislative session begins in Tallahassee. Early Monday morning, about 150 Jacksonville residents boarded vans and headed west to the state capitol.
Protesters pack state Capitol plaza for 'Moral Monday' rallies before start of legislative session
A day before the start of the 2014 legislative session, the state Capitol played host to a set of competing rallies, one chiding Gov. Rick Scott and GOP lawmakers and another giving them credit for Florida's turnaround.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Naples Daily News
Elected GOP leaders, Gov. Scott ripped in Naples rally on Moral Monday
Carolina Hidalgo/Staff Ellen Hemrick, of the NAACP Collier County Branch and Occupy Naples, speaks to a group of about 75 people who gathered to express support for Medicaid expansion, equality, job creation, gun control and abortion rights outside Naples City Hall on March 3, 2014.
WJHG-TV Panama City
Moral Monday Seeks Changes
It was Moral Monday at the state Capitol Monday. Hundreds of people representing unions, the NAACP, and others voiced concerns about the direction of the state.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
More Than 200 House Members Support Local Radio Freedom Act
The National Association of Broadcasters reports that a bipartisan group of eight members of the House of Representatives and one Senator have signed on as co-sponsors of a resolution that opposes "any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge" on local broadcast radio stations.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
MSNBC.com Exploits Florida Shooting Verdict to Promote Repeal of 'Stand Your Ground'
"Dunn verdict renews call for gun reform" blares the teaser headline for the number one item in the lightbox at MSNBC.com.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Michael Dunn guilty on 3 counts of attempted 2nd-degree murder
Michael Dunn is accused of killing 17-year-old Jordan Davis at a Gate gas station in Nov. 2012.
Verdict Watch Blog: Crowds growing outside courthouse
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Crowds outside the courthouse are getting bigger, and the volume of protest is being turned up.
Sunshine State News
Political Bits and Pieces
U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown , D-Fla., came out swinging at Florida's Stand Your Ground law this week.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Jury meets for 3rd day in shooting death of Fla. teen
Jurors have begun a third day of deliberations in the first-degree murder trial of Floridian Michael Dunn, charged in the 2012 shooting death of a 17-year-old in a dispute over loud rap music.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
News 4 Jax
Spotlight on Fla. self-defense laws
The Michael Dunn trial is garnering attention from around the world, putting a spotlight on Florida's self-defense laws.