Yasmine James boxed her way to safety. She hired an attorney after McDonald's placed her on leave.
Rumors circulated about Yasmine James' firing after she defended herself against Daniel Willis Taylor at the St. Petersburg McDonald's on New Year's Eve, and people on social media were enraged, and talking boycotts.
Michael Drejka's "Stand Your Ground" defense in the shooting of Markeis McGlockton buckles.
Trayvon Martin's killer, George Zimmerman, was acquitted, according to jurors on the basis of Florida's Stand Your Ground law. It seems the same law will not work in shooter Michael Drejka's favor.
Because not minding your business should be a reason to kill someone.
The Stand Your Ground law first gained prominence after the 2012 shooting death of unarmed Black teenager Trayvon Martin. The law has changed the equation of self-defense in the United States.