March 22nd, 2012
09:20 PM ET

Repeal "Stand Your Ground" law?

CNN's Erin Burnett talks to two individuals on opposing sides of the "Stand Your Ground" law - the very law at the center of the Trayvon Martin shooting case.

Since the law was passed in 2005, justifiable homicides have more than tripled in the state of Florida.  Florida State Senator Oscar Branyon is trying to change the law and has called for a special hearing.  Defense attorney and Former President of Broward Association of Criminal Lawyers, Bradford Cohen disagrees.

Filed under: Crime
March 22nd, 2012
08:57 PM ET

Marine's dismissal over Obama comments

CNN's Erin Burnett speaks to Former Army Captain Michael Breen about Gary Stein's possible dismissal from the military for comments posted on Facebook against President Barack Obama.

Filed under: News
Marine facing discharge over Obama comments: Free speech or grounds for dismissal?
Stein is facing discharge from the Marines due to comments he made about President Obama.
March 22nd, 2012
05:45 PM ET

Marine facing discharge over Obama comments: Free speech or grounds for dismissal?

CNN's Erin Burnett speaks to Marine Sergeant Gary Stein about his possible dismissal from the military. Was it free speech or grounds for discharge? Tune in at 7p ET for tonight's interview.

Marine says he faces discharge over Obama comments

(CNN) - A politically active Marine who has questioned President Barack Obama's authority said Thursday that he is facing administrative discharge proceedings over his comments.

Sgt. Gary Stein, who founded the Armed Forces Tea Party, said his commanding officer at Camp Pendleton near San Diego has accused him of violating a catch-all military justice provision against conduct endangering "good order and discipline."

He is also accused of violating a Department of Defense policy limiting the political activities of service members.

Stein came under scrutiny from Marine officials after saying he would not obey Obama's orders.

Filed under: News
Is it time for a new political party?
The owl is a symbol of The Modern Whig Party
March 22nd, 2012
11:51 AM ET

Is it time for a new political party?

By Christopher Moloney

The Whigs were a major political party of the United States from the 1830s to the 1850s.

Two of the party's candidates – William Henry Harrison and Zachary Taylor – were elected president, though both died during their terms.

The party eventually splintered over the issue of slavery in 1852 and, four years later, the Whig Party disappeared for good.

Or did it?

Filed under: Politics
March 22nd, 2012
11:26 AM ET

Vietnam Veteran's PTSD Nightmare

CNN's Erin Burnett goes in-depth in the impact of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) on a Vietnam Veteran who served time in prison for killing his wife. CNN correspondent Miguel Marquez has more.

Filed under: OutFront Exclusive