Stand Your Ground Marissa Alexander: Congressman Corrine Brown on Marissa Alexander (Jacksonville, FL) Ruling | Nancy Lockhart, M.J. | Scoop.it

Congresswoman Corrine Brown Deplores Marissa Alexander Ruling (Washington, DC) Congresswoman Brown made the following statement: Earlier today, I watched in horror and extreme sadness as a judge sentenced Marissa Alexander, a documented victim of domestic violence, to a mandatory minimum of 20 years in prison for firing warning shot into the air after she was attacked by her husband. This African American woman didn’t hurt anyone and now she might not hug her children for twenty years.