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Marissa Alexander freed!

28 Jan

Marissa Alexander, a Florida woman who says she fired a warning shot at her abusive husband was released from a Jacksonville jail on Tuesday under a plea deal that capped her sentence to the three years she had already served. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/01/marissa-alexander-freed.html

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Marissa Alexander freed!

29 Nov

Marissa Alexander who was sentenced to 20 years for firing a gun to scare off her allegedly abusive husband has been released from prison as she awaits a new trial, her attorney said. – See more at: http://aareports.com/2013/11/marissa-alexander-freed.html #MarissaAlexander #MarissaAlexanderfree #AfricanAmerican

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Marissa Alexander a black Florida woman stands her ground, now she stands in jail

19 Apr

Black woman stands her ground, now she stands in jail

 Marissa Alexander faces 20 years in prison for Standing Her Ground. Her husband beat her while she was pregnant. After yet another beating, Alexander fired a warning shot into the ceiling. That shot saved her life. Prosecutor Angela Corey did not take into <a href="account that Marissa Alexander: Had a court injunction against her crazed husband,Had Given Birth 9 Days Earlier,Was trained to use a weapon and earned a concealed weapons permit. 

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