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Of Course: Biden Wants Review of Gun Laws After Trayvon Shooting

Ed2106 Wrote: Apr 02, 2012 7:47 PM
The Treyvon Martin case has become a media sensation. It has all the necessary elements—tragedy, race, anticipated court-room drama, politics, exploitation, and a gun. We won’t know how it will turn out until the authorities in Florida complete their investigation; however it turns out, it’s become a rallying cry against stand-your-ground laws—a back-door approach to gun control.

Vice President Joe Biden is blaming gun laws for the Trayvon Martin shooting, despite not knowing all the facts of the case at this point.

Mr. Biden, who was chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee for eight years, said that the Martin case underscores the need to ensure public safety in accordance with current gun laws.

"The idea that there's this overwhelming additional security in the ownership and carrying concealed and deadly weapons... I think it's the premise, not the constitutional right, but the premise that it makes people safer is one that...