Many angry Americans are urging a punishment on Florida in the killing of Trayvon Martin: a boycott. Their actions seek the repeal of Florida's "stand your ground" self-defense law, which was at the center of a national debate in the wake of Martin's shooting death. But will a boycott work? And when are they effective?
Dozens of people were killed when riot police fired on protesters supporting deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo.
With all the media attention surrounding Paula Deen and that nasty lawsuit, it looks like the celebrity chef's attorneys are taking every possible action to ensure she gets a fair trial. Deen's legal team has filed a motion for issuance of juror questionnaires, according to court papers obtained by Celebuzz. Identifying the 66-year-old Deen as a ?nationally known personality,? the papers state that media and public attention ?has reached a frenzy, in which stories concerning Mrs. Deen, Plaintiff, and this case have been among the top national news stories.?