“I swear they are trying to goad us into actually doing something we will sorely regret later.”
My theory, too. All of the sudden the media is now focusing on black on white assaults and murders SINCE the Zimmerman verdict. Those who are informed know they have been happening for some time and the press wouldn’t touch it. The are willing to sacrifice a few more “saints” in order to control guns that are being used in self defense.
That's the main thrust, not racism. Their target is to nullify the Stand Your Ground and Castle Doctrine laws. Once that's done in one state, liberal judges can use it as precedence and strike them down in their own jurisdictions.