Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Post Profile



Top NRA Official Accuses Media Of Engaging In ‘Sensational Reporting’ In Trayvon Martin Case

3 years agoNews : Mediaite

The National Rifle Association has mostly stayed out of the national conversation on the killing of Trayvon Martin, the charges filed against George Zimmerman, and whether the "stand your ground" law is effective or not. But during the group's annual meeting in Missouri this weekend, NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre criticized the media for what he calls its sensationalist coverage of the Martin story and how it's acted as a "national disgrace" in jumping to conclusions about what happened on the night of Martin's death.
read more

share

How the NRA Fueled Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” Law

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

When then-State Sen. Durell Peaden (R-FL) introduced Senate Bill 436, the “Stand Your Ground” law Sanford, Florida police have used to excuse the s hooting and killing Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman, the National Rifle Associati... Read Post

DOJ Will Not File Charges Against George Zimmerman for Trayvon Martin Shooting

Business & Finance / Career & Jobs : EveryJoe: Work (5 hours ago)

The Justice Department has announced that they will not file federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, who was acquitted last year of second-degree murder for shooting Trayvon Martin. More » The post DOJ Will Not File C... Read Post

Three Years Since Trayvon Martin’s Killing, Stand Your Ground Laws Are Alive and Well in America

News : Vice News (14 hours ago)

The self-defense law that led to George Zimmerman’s acquittal remains on the books in Florida and 22 other states despite multiple controversies and the best efforts of gun control advocates. Read Post


Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC