Baltimore's Calm Complicates NRA Storyline

The story of a heroic gun owner turns out not to be true.

on April 29, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Photographer: Andrew Burton

This might not have been the picture that the National Rifle Association ad-meisters were hoping for: Wednesday evening saw the civil unrest in Baltimore evolve into something much less threatening -- a media farce. At 10 p.m., as the second night of a curfew descended, the intersection of North Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue was bustling but hardly violent. Maryland Representative Elijah Cummings, who represents the neighborhood and much of the city, walked from corner to corner with a bullhorn

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