*Ever since we heard about Trayvon Martin’s case there have been various similarities to his case found all over the country.
None of them were using the “Stand Your Ground’ law though. A woman is now facing 20 years because she defended herself against her abuser with a gun registered in her name.
Marissa Alexander had been abused by her husband and one day she had enough.
But when she fired a shot in their Jacksonville, Florida home, she was arrested and charged with “aggravated assault with a deadly weapon with no intent to kill.” (more…)