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The politics of "Stand Your Ground"

Public Campaign Action Fund's David Donnelly has an op-ed today in the Miami Herald on the NRA, campaign finance, and money's influence in our political system.

It starts:

When Gov. Rick Scott’s Task Force on Citizen Safety and Protection meets on Tuesday, the controversial “Stand Your Ground” law from State Rep. Dennis Baxley, R-Ocala, will be in the crosshairs of public scrutiny.

The Chronicles of Money, Politics, "Insufficient Influence," Freshman Fundraising in Paradise, and the Plunger of Justice

Here's a recap of Public Campaign and Public Campaign Action Fund's (PCAF) work from March 12 through March 23, 2012.

PRESS RELEASE: NRA Political Spending Highlights Troubling Consequences of Special Interest Influence

Public Campaign Action Fund issued a press release today detailing the political spending by the National Rifle Association (NRA) in Florida, and what role that money may have played in passing controversial legislation in the state that is at the center of the horrible Trayvon Martin story.

From the release: