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In the wake of the incident last week in Santa Rosa (Calif.) that left a 13-year-old boy fatally shot, we should again discuss the interwoven issues of Halloween, toy guns, and officer safety - Full Story
Americans nationwide protested the outcome of George Zimmerman's trial, who was found not guilty of 2nd degree murder for the 2012 death of a black unarmed teenager. The 'Stand Your Ground' law came under fire by Floridians and other states who enforce similar laws, which encourage civilians to use deadly force if they fear death or bodily harm. - Full Story