Arthenia Joyner's file:

Democrat from Florida

Arthenia Joyner is a Democratic state senator from Tampa. Previously she was a member of the Florida House of Representatives.

Recent statements involving Arthenia Joyner

"When we passed (the stand your ground law), we said it portends horrific events when people's lives were put into these situations."

Recent stories featuring Arthenia Joyner

Fact-checking Florida's 'stand your ground' law:

Turn on the news. Someone from Florida might be talking the death of Trayvon Martin and a controversial law that allows people to use fatal force if they feel their life is in danger.

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