February 26, 2012 will mark the night that a young black man headed to a store in Florida for a snack and something to drink, was killed by an overzealous neighborhood watch captain. Out of this fateful night spawn something I have entitled the Trayvon Effect.
With increased media coverage, mass shootings and the debate of how to prevent them has called into question the depths of the second amendment more than it has ever been before. However, has our community been left out of the conversation? Even further, have we decided it is not a worthy conversation to join?