iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Georgia police have arrested a 33-year-old man in connection with the 2005 disappearance of a high school teacher.

Ryan Alexander Duke, a former student of the Georgia high school where the woman taught, was arrested Wednesday, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said today in a press conference. He was charged with burglary, aggravated assault, murder and concealing a death during his first court appearance Thursday.

On Oct. 22, 2005, Tara Grinstead vanished from her home in Ocilla, Georgia, a small town with a population of less than 3,500 about 160 miles south of Atlanta. She was 30 years old at the time. Police immediately suspected foul play in Grinstead’s case, the GBI said in a press release.

A massive manhunt was launched after Grinstead’s disappearance, but the case proved difficult due to the lack of evidence found in Grinstead’s home, according to the GBI. Though they have received many tips over the years, none led to credible information.

However, the case remained open and the GBI recently received a tip that led authorities to interview subjects they had never interviewed before, which led them to gather enough probably cause to charge Duke with Grinstead’s murder. The tip was given to police earlier this week in person when someone with the information walked into a local sheriff’s office, ABC affiliate WSB-TV in Atlanta reported.

“I can say that this gentleman never came up on our radar through the investigation,” Richardson said.

In today’s court appearance, Duke requested a court-appointed attorney and said he did not want a preliminary hearing. He will appear in court again on April 12.

Grinstead’s stepmother, Connie Grinstead, said in Thursday’s press conference that Duke’s arrest is “another chapter in a long and painful journey,” WSB reported.

Although the case is more than 11 years old, a GBI policy requires all investigative case files to be reviewed several times per year, and the case remained active for more than a decade.

Grinstead’s remains were never found. The investigation is ongoing.

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iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — Lawyers for two teen siblings involved in an altercation with an off-duty LAPD officer filed civil lawsuits against the Anaheim and Los Angeles police departments today, alleging battery, negligence and state civil rights violations, among other claims.

The lawsuits come the day after as many as 300 people demonstrated and at least 23 were arrested after protests broke out over the altercation. Some vandalism was reported in the demonstrations, according to police.

Police say the off-duty officer fired his weapon into the ground during the scuffle on Tuesday, which was caught on video and spread through social media.

A video of part of the incident appears to show the off-duty officer struggling with a 13-year-old boy, clinging to the boy’s hooded sweatshirt as he tries to get away.

The officer appears to argue with the boy and several other people who began gathering around. At one point, the officer is shoved over a bush and a person appears to take a swing at his face.

The officer then draws what appears to be a pistol from his waistband and later reportedly fired a shot into the ground.

“The confrontation began over ongoing issues with juveniles walking across the officer’s property,” Anaheim Police Sgt. Daron Wyatt said in a statement. “During the confrontation, a 13-year-old male is alleged to have threatened to shoot the off-duty officer, at which time the officer attempted to detain the male until [Anaheim police] arrived.”

The boy’s mother, however, maintained that her son had said he was going to sue, not shoot, the officer.

Police arrested the 13-year-old on charges of criminal threats and battery and a 15-year-old for assault and battery. Both have since been released.

Police said today they knew of a 2015 report in which the officer had reported youth walking across his lawn. That report did not involve a physical confrontation or the same youth, authorities said.

The officer and the two juveniles arrested have not been named.

The teen siblings who filed suit today are identified in court papers as John Doe and M.S.

“I personally wish the off-duty officer would have awaited our arrival,” Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada said at a press conference today.

“As a father and a police chief, I too am disturbed by what I saw on the videos that were posted on the internet … Having said that, as a police chief, I am charged with enforcing the laws absent my personal feelings,” Police Chief Raul Quezada said today. “I thank God that no one was hurt.”

Police said they interviewed 18 juveniles after the incident along with the officer’s father and others and that they have insufficient evidence at this time to prove any criminal wrongdoing by the officer.

Quezada said his department was close to completing its investigation and would presents its findings to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office within the next two weeks. Charges could still be brought against all parties involved, he said.

The step-father of 13-year-old boy is a civilian employee of the Anaheim Police Department, officials said.

“Like many I am deeply disturbed and angered by the video,” Anaheim mayor Tom Tait said at the press conference, adding that the city was “committed to full and impartial investigation.”

The officer has been placed on administrative leave, according to assistant Los Angeles Police Chief Michael Moore. The LAPD is conducting a separate investigation into the officer’s actions.

Moore said the LAPD is looking into the off-duty officer’s decision to initiation action, his reasoning and tactics along with his decision making.

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Scott Clarke/ESPN Images(CHICAGO) — The Chicago White Sox will honor former pitcher Mark Buehrle by retiring his jersey number this summer.

The left-handed hurler won 161 games on Chicago’s South Side, throwing a no-hitter and a perfect game in the progress. He also helped lead the White Sox to the 2005 World Series, their first in 88 years.

“You know he’s one of the best that has ever put on a White Sox uniform,” General Manager Kenny Williams said Thursday. “He represented the organization in a first-class, fun way. The next person you meet that says that Mark Buehrle wasn’t a good teammate or wasn’t a top notch pitcher and person will be the first you meet that says those things.”

Buehrle will join 11 other White Sox who have had their numbers retired, including former teammates Frank Thomas and Paul Konerko.

The lefty spent 12 of his 16 seasons in Chicago, ranking among the franchise’s all-time leaders in strikeouts, starts, wins, innings pitched and games pitched.

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Phil Ellsworth/ESPN Images(TAMPA BAY, Fla.) – Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston says he made a “poor word choice” while talking to third and fourth grade students in St.Petersburg Florida.

According to the Tampa Bay Times, Winston asked the male students to stand and the females to sit. The NFL quarterback said, “But all my boys, stand up. We strong, right? We strong! We strong, right? All my boys, tell me one time: I can do anything I put my mind to. Now, a lot of boys aren’t supposed to be soft-spoken. You know what I’m saying? One day y’all are going to have a very deep voice like this [in deep voice]. One day, you’ll have a very, very deep voice.”

“But the ladies, they’re supposed to be silent, polite, gentle. My men, my men [are] supposed to be strong. I want y’all to tell me what the third rule of life is: I can do anything I put my mind to”

Later, Winston said he was trying to motivate a particular student without calling him out.

The former Florida State student-athlete has worked to rebuild his public image after being accused of sexually assaulting a female student at the school in 2012.

Winston was never charged or disciplined by the university. In December, he settled a federal lawsuit filed by the woman.

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Scott Olson/Getty Images(CANNONBALL, N.D.) — The protest site for the Dakota Access pipeline has been cleared after some demonstrators refused to leave Wednesday, when a deadline for evacuation passed.

The Oceti Sakowin camp was cleared as of 2:09 p.m. local time, a spokesperson for the North Dakota Joint Information Center told ABC News.

About 50 demonstrators who remained in the camp were present when law enforcement made announcements to disperse or be arrested, according to the North Dakota JIC. About two dozen people who did not comply were arrested.

While many protesters exited the camp voluntarily throughout the day, law enforcement arrested about 46 people total Thursday as the process to clear the camp progressed.

One veterans group occupying a tent refused to leave voluntarily, the North Dakota JIC said. The group informed law enforcement that they would not be violent but would only go with passive resistance, so they were carried out of the camp by authorities.

“I am very happy to say that we finally introduced rule of law in the Oceti camp,” said Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier. “I am hopeful that this announcement brings us closer to finality in what has been an incredibly challenging time for our citizens and law enforcement professionals. Having dealt with riots, violence, trespassing and property crimes, the people of Morton County are looking forward to getting back to their normal lives.”

This morning, more than 200 law enforcement officers clad in full riot gear entered the main encampment for those protesting the Dakota Access pipeline near Cannonball, North Dakota, where some people remained despite state and federal orders to leave.

ABC News observed lines of military-style Humvees entering the camp, which is at the edge of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe reservation.

Officials said most people left the soggy campsite peacefully on Wednesday before the 2 p.m. deadline, amid concerns about spring flooding. But as many as 50 people remained there Wednesday night, and authorities were still deciding this morning how to remove them.

Activists protesting the four-state Dakota Access crude oil pipeline told ABC News on Wednesday that they are committed to staying and estimated that dozens would remain in the Oceti Sakowin camp.

On Wednesday, 11 people were arrested outside the camp at its main entrance, outside a barrier put up protesters to keep out authorities. Those who were arrested were charged with obstruction of a government function, a class B misdemeanor, Gov. Doug Burgum said at a news conference that night.

The protesters lit about 20 fires on Wednesday, which were characterized as ceremonial, with many saying they would rather burn camp structures than have authorities seize and destroy them. Two people in the camp were injured as a result of the fires, including one person with severe burns who had to be airlifted to Minneapolis for treatment.

Burgum set up a travel assistance center to offer camp residents water, snacks, a food voucher, a personal hygiene kit, a health and wellness assessment, hotel lodging for one night, a taxi voucher to local bus terminal and bus fare for a return trip home, and transportation was provided from the Oceti Sakowin camp to the assistance center in Bismarck.

“This free service will provide protesters with support as they prepare for their return home,” Burgum’s office said in a Facebook post on Tuesday night. “All camp residents are encouraged to take advantage of these amenities.”

Last week Burgum signed an emergency evacuation order for the camp that reaffirmed a Feb. 22 deadline set by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe began coordinating a cleanup in late January, but state officials said it wasn’t happening fast enough. The governor’s emergency evacuation order cited increasing temperatures and the threat of flooding as the impetus for accelerating the camp’s cleanup.

“Warm temperatures have accelerated snowmelt in the area of the Oceti Sakowin protest camp, and the National Weather Service reports that the Cannonball River should be on the watch for rising water levels and an increased risk of ice jams later this week,” the statement from Burgum’s office read.

“Due to these conditions, the governor’s emergency order addresses safety concerns to human life, as anyone in the floodplain is at risk for possible injury or death. The order also addresses the need to protect the Missouri River from the waste that will flow into the Cannonball River and Lake Oahe if the camp is not cleared and the cleanup expedited,” the statement added.

The Cannonball River is a tributary of the Missouri River.

The 1,172-mile Dakota Access pipeline is nearly finished, except for a 1.25-mile segment, part of which will run under Lake Oahe, a Missouri River reservoir in just upstream of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe reservation. Construction of this final phase has been the focus of a contentious legal battle and massive protests in recent months.

While the Army Corps says this area is federally owned land, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe cites an 1851 treaty that it says designates the land for Native American tribes. The tribe, which claims its members were never meaningfully consulted before construction began, sued in July to block the pipeline. That lawsuit is pending, and the Army Corps and the company behind the pipeline argued in court papers that they followed a standard review process.

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has been at the forefront of the fight against the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline. The protests have drawn thousands of Native Americans, environmental activists and their allies to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe reservation. The protesters, who call themselves water protectors, argue that the pipeline will threaten the reservation’s water supply and traverse sacred sites.

Kelcy Warren, the CEO of Energy Transfer Partners, the Texas-based developer behind the project, has said that “concerns about the pipeline’s impact on local water supply are unfounded” and “multiple archaeological studies conducted with state historic preservation offices found no sacred items along the route.”

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Advocates and the transgender community are putting out a loud call to “protect trans kids” after the Trump administration revoked federal guidance established by the Obama administration that directed schools to allow trans students to use restrooms aligning with their gender identity.

The U.S. Justice and Education Departments said in a letter to schools on Wednesday that the issue of bathroom access for trans students should be determined by states instead of the federal government. The letter added that the Obama administration’s guidance caused legal confusion and sparked lawsuits.

Though the new federal guidance to schools does not affect other safeguards against harassment and bullying, the Human Rights Campaign said in a statement that it does send “a dangerous message that the current administration will not enforce inclusive policies or stand up for [trans students] at school.”

In a statement, the White House defended the guidance. “As President [Donald] Trump has clearly stated, he believes policy regarding transgender bathrooms should be decided at the state level,” the White House said Wednesday. It added that the guidance letter “paves the way for an open and inclusive process to take place at the local level with input from parents, students, teachers and administrators.”

ABC News spoke to several trans students and their families about the Trump administration’s new guidance. They largely expressed heartbreak and concerns that some states would feel empowered to discriminate more against trans people, but they also emphasized the resilience of the trans youth community in their fight forward.

Here’s what they had to say:

Gavin Grimm

One of the most vocal trans students in the fight for bathroom access is Gavin Grimm — a teen who sued the Glocester County, Virginia, school board in 2015 to use the boys’ bathroom at his school. His case has garnered national headlines and will be heard by the Supreme Court in March.

At a gathering in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Grimm told the crowd his school board “stepped in to complicate my ability to be myself,” and unfortunately, “my story is the story of many young people around the nation.”

Despite this, Gavin declared that trans youth “will not be beaten down by this administration or any.”

“No one — not even the government — can defeat a community so full of life, color, diversity, and most of all, love,” he said through tears.

Scores of people at the gathering in D.C. held signs that read, “Protect Trans Kids,” and “Love Trumps Hate.” Many were also chanting phrases like “Save our students!” and “No hate! No fear! Trans students are welcome here!”

Gavin told ABC News on Wednesday that he believes there were always going to be “setbacks” and “twists in the road,” but said he was hopeful that the nation would move toward love, equality and acceptance.

Lucas Segal

Lucas Segal is a senior at Lakeside High School in Hot Springs, Arkansas, and a youth ambassador for the Human Rights Campaign.

He and his mother, Connie Dean, told ABC News today that they were concerned the Trump administration’s decision would lead to more discrimination against trans youth and the passage of more “anti-trans” bills by states.

“I think there’s going to be a lot more bathroom bills popping up across the country,” Segal said. “If the president really cared about trans youth and youth in general, he would have kept the guidance to protect trans youth and not put out guidance allowing states to discriminate.”

Dean added that she was fearful more “religious freedom” bills could also pop up in states across the country, allowing businesses and services, including health-care providers, to discriminate against trans people.

The mother also said that the new guidance from Trump has renewed anxieties she has over her son’s physical safety, as well as his emotional and mental well-being.

Dean added that she believes more officials “need to put a face to the name and get to know us because a lot of their decisions have come from a place of ignorance.”

Kimberly Shappley

Kimberly Shappley is the mother of 6-year-old Kai, a trans girl in Pearland, Texas. Shappley has been fighting against the Pearland Independent School District to allow her daughter to use the girls’ bathroom.

The mother told ABC News that her daughter is still required to use a private bathroom in the nurse’s office, and said that she fears that the discrimination her kindergartner has had to face will only get worse from here.

“When the president of the United States has come out and said, ‘I’m going to allow your state to discriminate against your child,’ that is not comforting to me as a mom,” Shappley said. “Ever since the news last night, I’ve gone through the whole gamut — crying, being mad and being scared.”

Though 6-year-old Kai is not aware nor understands the new guidance from the Trump administration, “She has noticed she’s not allowed to use the same bathroom as her peers and is upset by that,” Shappley said.

“Adults are teaching my child something she shouldn’t have to learn at 6 years old,” she said.

Shappley added that she has anxieties over what Trump’s decision could mean for parents of trans kids across the country.

“Do we have to change states and move to a state where I know there are laws to protect my child?” she asked. “It’s challenging because if our government starts dictating where we can live safely, then politicians will continue gerrymandering and we’ll continue to see presidential elections won by the minority because we have the majority huddled in places that are safe.”

Juliet Evancho

Another trans teen who has garnered national attention is Juliet Evancho, the 18-year-old sister of Jackie Evancho, a 16-year-old opera singer who performed the national anthem at President Trump’s inauguration.

The two sisters said on ABC’s “Good Morning America” today that they were “very disappointed” by the Trump administration’s decision to leave the issue of bathroom access for trans teens up to states. They also said they wanted to meet with the president and “enlighten” him and his administration on trans issues.

Juliet Evancho told GMA she would tell the president that she has experienced discrimination every day as a student “at a high school where the policies on the bathroom are unclear.”

Juliet Evancho recently joined forces with Lambda Legal, a legal advocacy group for LGBT rights, to file a lawsuit against her local school board in suburban Pittsburgh after the board voted to ban transgender students from using the bathrooms in line with their gender identity.

“I’ve had things thrown at me, I’ve had people say pretty horrible things — and the unsafe environment is just very unhealthy,” she said.

Alisa Bowman

Alisa Bowman is the mother of Ari, a 12-year-old trans boy from Pennsylvania who became a local celebrity after a video of him delivering a powerful speech to his school board went viral in September.

During his speech, Ari countered what he saw as hateful and ignorant rhetoric about trans students, according to his mother.

Today, Bowman told ABC News that she believes the country has “taken a step backward” as a result of the Trump administration’s revocation of guidance supporting bathroom access for trans kids in school.

“This is not a states rights’ issue,” she said. “If we care about all children, then we all have to say no to limiting bathroom access for trans kids. Right now, it’s the right thing to do — to stop all schools from discriminating against trans students.”

Bowman added that she and Ari are lucky to live in a community where trans students “are affirmed and treated like normal beings,” but said it’s important for everyone to realize that this isn’t the case for thousands of other students in areas where “trans students are honestly being brutalized.”

The mother also said that many families of trans youth are “very scared right now,” but she felt that “the only way we can move forward and create change is if we speak out.”

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Vivian Reeves was emotional as she testified Wednesday before a judge at her husband’s hearing in Florida, attesting that her husband, Curtis Reeves, a retired Tampa police captain, had his head in his hands after he shot a fellow moviegoer over a disagreement about a cellphone in January 2014.

Curtis Reeves is accused of fatally shooting Chad Oulson. The shooting allegedly happened after Oulson threw popcorn at the Reeves for being told to put away his cellphone during the movie’s previews.

“It happened very quickly, and [Oulson’s] whole upper body just came forward, and I thought that he was coming over,” Vivian Reeves testified.

Florida’s Stand Your Ground law allows residents to use force, including deadly force, if they “reasonably believe” they are at risk of death or great bodily harm. The law specifies that people have “no duty to retreat” if they feel threatened.

Reeves’ lawyer has invoked the Stand Your Ground law citing video footage.

Oulson’s widow, Nicole, told ABC News in 2014 that her husband was texting the babysitter, who was watching their young daughter.

“It was a couple of words. No threats. No harm. No nothing,” she said.

Why Florida’s Stand Your Ground law was enacted

On April 26, 2005, Florida Gov. Jeb Bush signed the first Stand Your Ground into law.

Republican Florida lawmaker Dennis Baxley, who co-authored the bill which was supported by the NRA, told ABC News this week that the law was inspired in part by an uptick in crime after many hurricanes in the state.

“We had a lot of properties that were open and people living in FEMA trailers,” he said.

He remembered one situation in which a man “was in his FEMA trailer with his wife in front of their property, and they had an intruder in the night which he shot and killed.”

When Stand Your Ground was signed into law, it wasn’t controversial, Baxley claimed.

“We had bipartisan support. [It was] unanimous in the Florida senate. Only 20 people in the Florida house opposed [it],” he said.

The measure passed the Florida Senate 39-0 and the House 94-20. Arthenia Joyner was one of the Democratic lawmakers who opposed Stand Your Ground. She told ABC News today it was “a big debate back in 2005″ and the law still leaves her with the same “fears that I had back in 2005.”

“It hurts the chances for minorities to receive justice,” she said.

Breaking the law down

Traditionally, a defendant who invokes self-defense is required to first retreat and avoid the deadly encounter if possible, Kenneth Nunn, a professor at University of Florida’s Levin College of Law, told ABC News. But Stand Your Ground “modifies” that, he said, by telling Floridians they do not have to retreat first and “can use deadly force if it is reasonable.”

“What could’ve happened in [Reeves’] case is Reeves could have turned around and walked away. Without Stand Your Ground we would say the person has to retreat … but the law says he doesn’t have to do that,” Nunn explained.

Additionally, Stand Your Ground gives the defendant a chance to claim immunity from prosecution.

“If you can claim Stand Your Ground you can’t be prosecuted at all,” Nunn said. “The way we determine whether you can claim Stand Your Ground is through a pre-trial hearing. At the pre-trial hearing the defendant has to show … they’re entitled to the Stand Your Ground rule. [The defendant must show] they believe that they were under a threat of deadly force … and it was reasonable [for them to use deadly force].”

If the defendant can prove he or she acted in self-defense, then no charges can be brought, Nunn said.

Former National Rifle Association president Marion Hammer, who said she worked with sponsors to “perfect the law,” told ABC News that “the very idea that when you’re under attack that you should have to turn your back on an attacker and run away before defending yourself flies in the face of justice and the constitution.”

She continued, “Stand Your Ground law is about protecting innocent people from overzealous prosecutors and courts that have become more interested in convictions than justice.”

Nunn did point out that state lawmakers are currently trying to amend the controversial law.

“There’s a statute that has been introduced into the state legislature shifting the burden of proof to the prosecution … if this law passes, the burden will shift to the prosecution” (to prove that the defendant cannot claim Stand Your Ground) and away from the defendant, he said.

How Florida’s Stand Your Ground law “spread like wildfires”

Florida was the first to institute a Stand Your Ground law in 2005. Since then, more than 22 states have enacted similar laws.

Roy Bedard, a use of force and defensive tactics expert, explained why other states followed Florida’s lead.

“It wasn’t just Florida having these [crime] problems … it seemed to be sensible to these other states,” he said.

He added, “Other states wanted to see how it worked out in Florida [and] it spread like wildfires across the U.S.”

Everytown for Gun Safety, an independent organization working to reduce gun violence in the U.S., calls Stand Your Ground laws “a threat to public safety.”

“These laws encourage armed vigilantism by allowing a person to kill another person even when they can clearly and safely walk away from the danger, and even in public areas,” Everytown says on its website.

The rate of homicides, especially homicides by firearms, sharply increased in Florida after the Stand Your Ground was passed, according to a study published in November 2016 by the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. The study’s authors, however, acknowledged that multiple factors may have led to an increase in the Florida homicide rate.

“Circumstances unique to Florida may have contributed to our findings, including those that we could not identify,” they wrote.

Baxley disputed the findings and argued that Americans should not be “panicking over” law-abiding citizens.

“They are not a threat to anybody and the firearm is not dangerous in the hands of that person,” he said. “No one should be beaten, raped or murdered, robbed and feel like they couldn’t defend themselves or they might be in trouble.”

Stand Your Ground in the spotlight

Before Reeves’ hearing this week, there were two cases in particular that propelled Florida’s self-defense laws on to the national stage: George Zimmerman, who was accused of fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, and Michael Dunn, who was accused of fatally shooting 17-year-old Jordan Davis at a Florida gas station in 2012.

Neither Zimmerman nor Dunn invoked the state’s Stand Your Ground law because “in both cases the defendants argued that deadly force was used because they ‘reasonably’ believed that it was necessary to prevent imminent death or great bodily injury. That is, at its core, no different than the law in almost every other state,” according to Dan Abrams, ABC News’ legal analyst.

Zimmerman was acquitted of second-degree murder. Dunn was ultimately convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Following the Zimmerman acquittal, then-Attorney General Eric Holder addressed the NAACP’s annual convention, saying, “It’s time to question laws that senselessly expand the concept of self-defense and sow dangerous conflict in our neighborhoods. These laws try to fix something that was never broken. There has always been a legal defense for using deadly force if – and the ‘if’ is important – no safe retreat is available.”

The NRA responded with its own statement, vowing to “work to protect self-defense laws currently on the books and advocate for their passage in those states that do not fully respect this fundamental right.”

One mother’s path to advocacy

After Jordan’s death, his mother, Lucy McBath, felt compelled to learn more about Florida’s Stand Your Ground law.

“I can’t just turn a blind eye because I received justice,” she told ABC News.

McBath now serves as a spokesperson for Everytown for Gun Safety. She said she wants to stand up for “all the people across the country who do not have a voice, for people who are dying senselessly.”

“Stand Your Ground laws give untrained citizens more leeway than the U.S. military gives our soldiers in war zones. There’s something critically wrong with that,” she said.

She added, “We have a responsibility, our legislatures have a responsibility … to challenge these very laws that impinge on a person’s civil, moral and ethical human right to live without the fear of being gunned down.”

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DigitalVision/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — It was a quiet deadline day in the NBA.

In the biggest deal of the day, the Philadelphia 76ers sent center Nerlens Noel to the Dallas Mavericks for Andrew Bogut, Justin Anderson and a conditional first-round draft pick.

The Chicago Bulls sent Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott, and a second-round draft pick, to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Anthony Morrow, Cam Payne and Joffrey Lauvergne.

Toronto dealt Jared Sullinger and two second-round picks for P.J Tucker from the Phoenix Suns. The Suns also acquired guard Mike Scott from Atlanta for cash.

Elsewhere, the Houston Rockets sent K.J. McDaniels to Brooklyn and Tyler Ennis to the L-A Lakers. Houston received Marcelo Huertas from Los Angeles, but plans to waive him.

Roy Hibbert was traded from the Denver Nuggets to the Milwaukee Bucls for a second-round draft pick.

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Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Andrew Bogut’s time in Dallas has reportedly come to an end.

ESPN reports the Mavericks traded the 32-year-old center to the Philadelphia 76ers, along with shooting guard Justin Anderson and a conditional first-round pick.

In exchange, Dallas picks up forward Nerlens Noel from the 76ers, according to ESPN.

The move came just hours before this year’s NBA trade deadline, set for Thursday at 3 p.m. ET.

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A physician for U.S. Olympic gymnasts has been charged with sexual abuse allegedly targeting multiple athletes.

Larry Nassar, a longtime team doctor for USA gymnastics, is accused of targeting multiple young gymnasts and faces 22 criminal charges of sexual abuse, according to authorities.

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