The Sanford City commission has rejected police chief Bill Lee’s resignation.
George Zimmerman was released on $150,000 bail as he awaits trial for second-degree murder.
Jelani Cobb on what it took to get Zimmerman arrested.
“When law enforcement officers accept—without question—an admitted killer’s assertion that a homicide was justified because ‘he scared me,’ they license open season.” The Nation on the police failure to investigate before now.
“Although rates of gun ownership, like rates of violent crime, are falling, the power of the gun lobby is not.” The New Yorker has an in-depth look at America’s gun laws.