Tuesday, October 09, 2012

News at Eleven: [Javier] Sicilia accused President Barack Obama of

cowering to the capitalist mentality instead of doing what he knows is right, and of inaction because of a misunderstanding of the Second Amendment. "The Second Amendment is about self-defense, not about extermination,", said Sicilia at a press conference in Austin.

Incoming President Enrique Peña Nieto, who will be sworn in Dec. 1, has promised to both curb violence and keep fighting the cartels. It remains to be seen which strategies he will adopt.

from The American-Statesman: Mexican poet's crusade on behalf of drug war victims


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