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“I might as well be Gay…”

By tiffany 10:16 am May 2, 2012 As I embark on a career in broadcast journalism, I have to admit my fears. My fear is not the hideously low pay coupled with the brutal hours. Nor is it the fact that I may get a masters’ degree in something that will prove to never be […]

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Marissa Alexander Faces 20 Years in Prison; Why Did ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law Fail Her?

The “Stand Your Ground” law was used to justify the decision of Sanford Police to let George Zimmerman free without charge.But why didn’t it protect Marissa Alexander, a wife and mother of three who stood her ground against an abusive husband, and now faces 20 years in prison?

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