via PraisePhilly-USATODAY: A recent decision not to charge a man who shot and killed another man in a convenience store parking lot because of Florida’s “stand your ground” law prompted protest Sunday night. Protesters gathered at the Circle A store on Sunset Point in Clearwater — the scene of the shooting. During a press conference Friday, Pinellas […]

  The Rev. Al Sharpton, radio host Tom Joyner and the parents of slain teenagers Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis are coming to Tallahassee on Monday to take part in a march and rally against Florida’s Stand Your Ground law. Also participating are family members of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old boy whose killing in 1955 […]

*Marissa Alexander may be a little more than a week away from getting a taste of freedom. A judge set Alexander’s bond hearing for November 8, when she will find out if she will be released from prison while she awaits her new trial over an incident in which she fired what she described as a […]

A judge denied Marissa Alexander a new trial this morning in a 2010 shooting that left no one dead or injured, The Florida Times-Union reports.…