You’d think the Attorney General of the United States might be smart enough to check out his facts before he shoots off his mouth,
African Americans benefit from Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law at a rate far out of proportion to their presence in the state’s population, despite an assertion by Attorney General Eric Holder that repealing “Stand Your Ground” would help African Americans.
Black Floridians have made about a third of the state’s total “Stand Your Ground” claims in homicide cases, a rate nearly double the black percentage of Florida’s population. The majority of those claims have been successful, a success rate that exceeds that for Florida whites.
Nonetheless, prominent African Americans including Holder and “Ebony and Ivory” singer Stevie Wonder, who has vowed not to perform in the Sunshine State until the law is revoked, have made “Stand Your Ground” a central part of the Trayvon Martin controversy.[…]
Ever since the Trayvon Martin story hit the Mainstream media, the MSM and race baiters have distorted evidence, lied about facts . lied about the law and violated every ethical code imaginable in an attempt to lynch George Zimmerman
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