Jamie Mayes, AOE

Is Marissa Alexander Next?

In Uncategorized on October 3, 2013 at 4:14 am

Jamie Mayes- Author. Orator. Educator.


I first heard this story a year ago. A Florida mother of three became involved in an altercation with her husband/ abuser. Terrified, she fired ONE warning gunshot in the air while in her home. She was arrested and eventually received a sentence of 20 years in prison for firing the weapon. The woman felt that under the Stand Your Ground Law, she had the right to protect herself and her children from the vicious man. Her husband admitted to the abuse (and that he abuses of three of his other “baby mamas”), and stated that he would have wrestled the gun from her had the children not been home.

I will admit that the Trayvon Martin case diverted my attention for a while because it was so popular. However, the continual unraveling facts of his case have brought my attention to several other suspicious cases and brought my attention…

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