Tag: Michael Drejka

Jacob OglesAugust 19, 2018
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The National Rifle Association announced it will boost the grades of lawmakers who voted against holding a special session to review Florida’s Stand Your Ground law. That’s especially important to lawmakers who supported a school safety bill passed after the Parkland shooting and took a hit to their legislative scorecards. “The anti-Second Amendment, Democrat politicians […]

Drew WilsonAugust 13, 2018
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Nearly a month after he fatally shot Markeis McGlockton, Michael Drejka was arrested and booked into the Pinellas County Jail on Monday afternoon on charges of manslaughter. Drejka, 47, last month started an argument with the 28-year-old McGlockton’s girlfriend, Britany Jacobs, over her use of a handicapped spot in a convenience store parking lot. Upon exiting the […]

Danny McAuliffeAugust 8, 2018
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What began as an intimate protest at a church in Tallahassee over the state’s controversial ‘Stand Your Ground’ law turned into a small march to the capitol and a subsequent meeting between a senior member of Gov. Rick Scott’s staff and some of the state’s high profile critics of race relations and gun violence, including […]

Drew WilsonJuly 31, 2018
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National racial justice group Color of Change opened a state-level political committee Tuesday as it gears up a campaign to take on Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law. Color of Change, which bills itself as the “nation’s largest online racial justice organization,” launched its campaign to “Stop ‘Stand Your Ground’” after recent killing of Markeis […]


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