A couple hundred people held a vigil in Civic Center Park on Thursday to rally with thousands in Ferguson, Mo., and across the country who are protesting the shooting death of a teenager in a St. Louis suburb on Saturday.
A Colorado prosecutor said he’s frustrated that the state’s “Make My Day” law prevents him from charging a man who killed an acquaintance during a drunken brawl that spilled into his home, becoming the latest test to self-defense gun laws nationwide.
Dozens of people gathered at the state Capitol on Saturday afternoon for a “Justice for Trayvon” rally.
George Zimmerman is a free man and on Sunday people across the country protested his acquittal in the death of Trayvon Martin.
One of the first areas where politicians will feel pressure is in the area of racial politics, meaning laws regarding racial profiling and hate crimes. Some legal pundits are already talking about how Zimmerman, the man who shot Martin, may face a hate crime charge.