April 23, 2019 read, explore

‘Stand Your Ground Law’ critics get hit with major blow

On Tuesday, the Florida legislator held a vote on calling a special session to repeal the “Stand Your Ground” law. The session will not be called, due to lack of support.

Ever since George Zimmerman fired his weapon in self-defense and killed Trayvon Martin, there have been calls to get rid of Stand Your Ground. Recently, Rick Scott, Florida’s Governor said that their intentions were to not change the controversial law.

After the vote on Tuesday, The Department of State released the tally which showed  that 108 legislators voted against the special session, while 47 voted for it.

 

 

Image: StevenM_61

Related Posts

Trump’s First 100 Days in Office Will be Telling

Donald Trump has been busy working with his transition team in order to establish policy that he wants to enact...

#GoldenShowerGate: 5 Allegations BuzzFeed Article Made Against Donald Trump

If you haven’t heard, BuzzFeed–the site known for quizzes with names like ‘We Know How Many Kids You’ll Have Based...

What Impact Will Brexit Have On The Gaming Industry?

A lot changed after the British public voted to leave the European Union on June 23. The value of the...

Donald Trumps Call To Criminalize Flag-burning Is Ridiculous

I was hoping that President-elect Trump would fight for liberty as many of his positions have suggested (minus his stance...

Is Trump’s Claim That Millions Voted Illegally Completely Crazy?

If you’ve been paying attention to any of the major news outlets, you know that Trump made a claim that...

Why Trump Has To Be A Great President

I haven’t heard many people talk about the possibility of President-elect Donald Trump actually being a good president. Most of...

Michael Moore’s Plan To Beat Trump Is Adorable

In the wake of Trump’s major upset victory, Michael Moore (who predicted Trumps win) took to Facebook to make a...

Why We’re Endorsing Donald Trump For President

The country is once again nearing the point at which we elect our new president. This is the first time...

Will Trump Recover From His Post-convention Spiral?

If you’ve visited any political website or news channel in the last week, you’ve heard a lot about polls. The...

Beyond Background Checks: More Ways to Stop Gun Violence

In the 212 days since the start of 2016, there have been 271 mass shootings in the United States. While...

Think Twice Before Voting Green in 2016

This election cycle, Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has ignited a political revolution that, despite his withdrawal from the Democratic primaries, has...

Auditing the Fed: What It Really Means

The Republican Party’s new official platform returned to many traditional (and what many would call outdated) ideas and principles, like...

Why Ted Cruz Might Be the GOP’s 2020 Nominee

In a convention that was filled with chaos and controversy, from Melania Trump’s alleged plagiarism of Michelle Obama to Chris...

Does The U.S. Really Have The Highest Taxes In The World?

Donald Trump says America has the highest taxes in the world. There are two problems with this claim. First, it’s...

Has Pope Francis Really Done More For Peace in Three Years Than The UN Has Since 1945?

If there’s one word that comes to mind when one hears the name Pope Francis, that word is “rebel.” Since...

Comments
Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *