Court Overturns 20 Year Sentence for Woman Who Fired Warning Shots in Self Defense

A Florida woman who claimed to be a victim of abuse yet was sentenced to 20 years behind bars for allegedly firing a warning shot during a dispute with her husband was granted a new trial Thursday. The appellate court ruling erased a decision by a jury that took just 12 minutes to convict Marissa Alexander, […]

Filed under: Abuse, Domestic Violence, Mass Incarceration, Not In The News, Photography, Race & Politics, Stand Your Ground Law, The Truth, Videos, YouTube | Posted on October 30th, 2013 by DSource4U | No Comments »

Woman Sentenced to 20 Years for Discharging Gun in Self Defense…

Marissa Alexander’s Defense: The other side of the story: George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The issue of self-defense played a central role in Zimmerman’s not guilty plea and his defense’s argument against the second-degree murder charges, and his acquittal is drawing comparisons in the media to the […]

Filed under: Abuse, Civil Rights, Discrimination, Domestic Violence, In The News, Mass Incarceration, Political, Politics, Stand Your Ground Law, Trials, Videos | Posted on September 26th, 2013 by DSource4U | No Comments »

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