Marissa Alexander, the Florida woman jailed after reportedly firing a warning shot at her abusive husband, has been freed from prison on bond based on certain conditions. Alexander is still awaiting trial in the “stand your ground” case, but she was able to spend the holidays with her children for the first time in three […]

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Marissa Alexander, a jailed Florida woman who argued the state’s “Stand Your Ground” law as defense after firing a shot at her abusive husband, will now receive a new trial. An appeals court judge has decided to grant Alexander a new trial based on findings that the jury instructions on what stands as self-defense may […]

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The world’s mixed reaction to the George Zimmerman not guilty verdict has shone a light on Marrissa Alexander, a Florida mom sentenced to 20 years for firing a warning shot at her abusive husband, Rico Gray. During a CNN interview Alexander spoke on the abuse she endured. “He choked me, he pushed me fully into the tub. He pushed […]


Marissa Alexander, a mother from Florida was sentenced to 20 years in prison earlier in the year for shooting at her abusive husband whom she feared would harm her, and supporters are coming together to throw a rally in her honor. The story which has touched citizens across the nation, has spawned the Justice For Marissa […]