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Guns Save Lives

DVangura Wrote: Apr 02, 2013 8:53 AM
Thomas Sowell is right about the media pushing a bias, slanted view of guns. Everyone hears about the tragedy in Conneticut and it is constantly pushed upon the public by these leftist demagogues. How many times has anyone heard of the other shooting that happened in the time period around the Conneticut shooting? There were at least 2 other shooting shortly after, one in Washington and one in Texas, in which the shooter was stopped by an armed citizen. But other that a short, one paragraph mention on page 15, or a 20 second sound bite the leftist stream media says nothing. The sad part is that conservatives and proponents of liberty never bring these examples up when confronting the demagogues on air.

We all know that guns can cost lives because the media repeat this message endlessly, as if we could not figure it out for ourselves. But even someone who reads newspapers regularly and watches numerous television newscasts may never learn that guns also save lives-- much less see any hard facts comparing how many lives are lost and how many are saved.

But that trade-off is the real issue, not the Second Amendment or the National Rifle Association, which so many in the media obsess about. If guns cost more lives than they save, we can always repeal the Second...