Bring That Week Back: Police Presence "The Butler" Screening Sparks Backlash

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Florida Lawmakers Reject Stand Your Ground Special Session

On Tuesday, Florida lawmakers rejected a special hearing to repeal the state’s Stand Your Ground laws. The 108-47 decision comes after four weeks of protest at the Florida capitol by the Dream Defenders, who demanded the special session. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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