GEORGE/TRAYVON: MOBS & VIGILANTES

By PATRICK M. COVERT

BUFFALO, N.Y. —The death of Trayvon Martin has sparked much emotion in this country.  For those who are not following the story, the 17-year-old Trayvon was shot and killed by a “captain” of the neighborhood watch, 28-year-old George Zimmerman.  Between the media outcry and the typical social activists, the cry for vengeance is deafening.  Many news anchors and reporters have tried and sentenced Mr. Zimmerman for murder. 

The case was slow to hit the national spotlight.  A self defense shooting in one of the 21 states with a “Stand Your Ground” law is not a priority during an election year weighted down by its own hot topics. … Read More