Are radical fringe movements being allowed to hijack the Trayvon Martin case?
With parallel local and federal investigations of the Florida teen’s shooting underway, radical groups from both the far left and far right are gathering in Sanford, Fla., bringing additional tension to an already strained situation.
The New Black Panther Party was in Sanford on Saturday to lead a “Self Defense and Survival Training.”
The group has been front and center in the Martin case nearly from the beginning. Representatives from the NBPP have appeared on cable news programs and in all forms of the media demanding “justice for Trayvon.” They have also offered a $10,000 bounty for the “arrest” of George Zimmerman and been involved in several different rallies and marches related to the case. And, as reported earlier this week on The Blaze, NBPP is also pushing its National Day of Action & Absence.
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