In a “tearful plea” to Bernie Sanders, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand advises the septuagenarian socialist to drop his support — such as it is — for civilian gun rights. ” Politico quotes her as confessing that, “I was somebody who was not as focused on this, as I should have been, as a House member. Meeting these families devastated me, broke my heart.” Author Glenn Thrush’s piece describes the Empire State pol as “a proud, passionate turncoat on guns.” Somehow they leave out the “slobbering Clinton sycophant” descriptor. Thrush, or perhaps his editor, must have inadvertently deleted that part. Oh well. In a better example of journalistic evenhandedness . . .
This surprising thing happens when AP quotes real people on guns in churches – “Moral of the story: Resist the urge, dear journalists, to turn to the same ol’ talking heads every time. Occasionally, interview actual real humans whose names readers haven’t heard before. And if those sources express a bit of nuance and defy preconceived ideas, that’s even better.” That’s just kooky talk.
NYPD holds gun buyback event in Queens, pulling in 89 weapons – “The NYPD is back in the gun buying biz.” Because it’s worked so well everywhere else it’s been tried.
Leupold now offers their new Custom Dial System service, customizing “your scope’s elevation dial to match your exact load, velocity, and conditions for unprecedented precision. Once you range your target, simply turn the dial to the correct position, aim dead on, and squeeze the trigger.”
Clinton calls for end to gun violence at events across N.Y. ahead of primary: ‘Guns are not the answer to anything’ – Doesn’t that depend on the question that’s being asked?