Trends In Race Relations And Gun Violence Don’t Match Media/Political Narrative

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An excellent video from Reason.tv pointing out that despite the media and political narratives surrounding the Trayvon Martin case, violent crime rates (specifically those involving guns) are down while race relations are improving.

The Trayvon Martin case may reveal more about our media, and certain political movements, than it does about race relations and gun policy in America.

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Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com. In 2011 he was a finalist for the Watch Dog of the Year from the Sam Adams Alliance and winner of the Americans For Prosperity Award for Online Excellence. In 2013 the Washington Post named SAB one of the nation's top state-based political blogs, and named Rob one of the state's best political reporters. He writes a weekly column for several North Dakota newspapers, and also serves as a policy fellow for the North Dakota Policy Council.

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