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New Anti-Gun Meme?

It’s the second time I’ve heard this meme that NRA member are singularly focused on gun rights.  When you can’t beat them, insult them.  I guess it feels just as good.

4 Responses to “New Anti-Gun Meme?”

  1. I’ve been noticing a noticable trend of the use of *automatic* when describing firearms in these types of editorials.

    Is it just me?

  2. Sebastian says:

    That’s been happening for years. It’s the old Josh Sugarmann snow job. He’s the one who hatched this whole assault weapon bogey man with the famous quote:

    Assault weapons’ menacing looks, coupled with the public’s confusion over fully-automatic machine guns versus semi-automatic assault weapons –anything that looks like a machine gun is assumed to be a machine gun– can only increase the chance of public support for restrictions on these weapons.

  3. Peter says:

    Wait until they find out that the NRA also cares about shotgun and pistol rights, not just rifle rights!

  4. Linoge says:

    As lies go, that one is pretty darned idiotic.

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