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The Rev. Al Sharpton has led a group of several hundred people on a march to the state Capitol to protest Florida's "stand your ground" law. PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sharpton Leads March Against Florida ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law

The Rev. Al Sharpton has led a group of several hundred people on a march to the state Capitol to protest Florida’s “stand your ground” law.

03/10/2014

Separation of church and state watchdog Chaz Stevens, a self-proclaimed “militant atheist,” has been granted permission to construct the aluminum tower made famous from the show “Seinfeld.”

Florida Permits Atheist Activist To Build ‘Festivus’ Pole In State Capitol

A South Florida atheist activist successfully petitioned Gov. Rick Scott’s office to erect an 8-foot-tall Festivus pole made from Pabst Blue Ribbon cans in the State Capitol.

CBS Tampa–12/10/2013

Grace Miranda and other supporters of Trayvon Martin gather for a rally in front of Florida Senator Marco Rubio's (R-FL) office to ask him to retract his support for Florida's so called 'Stand Your Ground' gun law following the Trayvon Martin killing on April 9, 2012 in Miami, Florida. Martin was killed by George Michael Zimmerman on February 26th while Zimmerman was on neighborhood watch patrol in the gated community of The Retreat at Twin Lakes, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Legislators Vote Down Stand Your Ground Repeal

A panel of Florida legislators on Thursday easily defeated an effort to repeal the state’s controversial “stand your ground law” Thursday following hours of passionate testimony.

11/10/2013

File photo of a makeshift Trayvon Martin memorial. (credit: Getty Images)

Standoff At Fla. Capitol Shows No Sign Of Ending

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The protest gripping the Florida Capitol is showing no signs of ending. Protesters upset at the verdict of the George Zimmerman trial have remained at the Capitol since July 16. And […]

07/25/2013

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