Boycott Florida

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“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”  M L King, Jr.

Good Citizen Camille, a guest blogger, gives us a challenge to peacefully protest for justice, and protection of civil and legal rights for all citizens.  If you care about what “matters” read and pass this on to others.

 

Boycott Florida ….

Boycott Florida. Yep, I said it, and I’m not sorry. The state with the fourth largest economy in the United States is wielding a dangerous “self-defense” statute that is perpetuating more harm than good. The Stand Your Ground Law provides every day citizens too much latitude with deadly weapons, and has reportedly veiled hundreds of wrongful deaths already. The boycott is specifically asking the State of Florida to:

  • revoke the Stand Your Ground Law,
  • arrest and prosecute George Zimmerman for the violent murder of unarmed 17 year-old Trayvon Martin,

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