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.
The National Rifle Association continues to press more states to adopt Florida-style "stand your ground" laws like the one that's made it difficult to prosecute George Zimmerman, the self-appointed neighborhood watch captain who sho... Read Post
ST. LOUIS -- A top National Rifle Association official on Saturday accused the media of sensationalizing the Trayvon Martin case and ignoring other crimes that happen across the country every day. Speaking at the NRA’s annual meetin... Read Post