Black Positive People : Woman convicted in ‘stand your ground’ case to help others

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    Woman convicted in ‘stand your ground’ case to help others

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A Florida woman whose conviction sparked a change in the state’s gun laws is now completely free and says she plans to run an organization to help victims of domestic violence caught up in the criminal justice system.

    Marissa Alexander tells The Florida Times-Union (http://bit.ly/2kBQfre ) she wants to help others because “from what I’ve been through I know a lot more about the system and how it fits together” ...

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/nati...b11ed7d8d2a_story.html?utm_term=.c4a777d70d2e


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