Florida candidate seeks state of emergency after deadly shooting linked to ‘Stand Your Ground’ law

A Democratic contender for governor called for a state of emergency in Florida and suspension of the state’s “Stand Your Ground” law until the legislature provides clear guidelines on how and when the controversial measure should be applied. Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic candidate Andrew Gillum…

Anti-abortion groups are mad that one of Trump’s Supreme Court finalists isn’t lawless enough

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a top contender for the Supreme Court, sided with the Trump administration in a case where the government literally tried to hold a woman prisoner to prevent her from having an abortion. But somehow, Kavanaugh’s opinion in this case branded him as…

Top GOP congressman allegedly ignored the molestation of hundreds of athletes as Ohio State coach

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) is thought to be a contender to assume a top leadership position within the Republican caucus in the House of Representatives after Rep. Paul Ryan’s tenure as Speaker ends. He has the support of the far-right fringes of the Republican party,…