So much for stand your ground

Though the shooting death of Trayvon Martin has gotten quite a lot of media attention, where is the attention for cases such as Marissa Alexander, who also stood her ground — by firing a warning shot — and now faces 20 years in prison. And here are some other stand-your-ground cases you should know.


A few days ago, the House of Representatives defeated the oddly named Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (you can read it here: BILLS-112hr3541rh) — which would, according to Ms. magazine: impose criminal penalties on doctors who perform an abortion for a woman who seeks the procedure on the basis of the gender of the fetus. and would …