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Mayor Bloomberg Blames Gun Lobby for Trayvon Martin’s Death

Written by Laura Nahmias on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

  Mayor Michael Bloomberg, back from a tour of Asia, was asked at a recent press conference for his thoughts on the killing of Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26, a story that enveloped the national news over the past week. The killing of the unarmed teen has become a flashpoint for gun control advocates and [&hellip
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Congressional Hopeful Blasts Group Behind “Stand Your Ground” Legislation

Written by Jon Lentz on . Posted in Breaking News

Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries today blasted the American Legislative Exchange Council, the nonprofit public policy group under increasing scrutiny following the shooting death of Trayvon Martin due to its role in writing Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law. Jeffries, who is currently running for Congress, said Martin’s death sent shock waves through the largely African American [&hellip
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