ABC Airs Anti-Gun Agitprop “For the Children”


“Every hour a child is rushed to the emergency room because of gunshots,” Diane Sawyer intones, introducing the network’s special report on children and guns. Yes, well, TTAG eviscerated the study upon which ABC’S “special report” is based here. Specifically, we pointed out that the study sample included children and teens. A fact that Sawyer’s co-anchor David Muir also ignores in his second intro. It’s only until we get into the news package that the network acknowledges the teen component – without mentioning that gang bangers account for a large percentage of those numbers. It gets worse . . .

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“Every hour a child is rushed to the emergency room because of gunshots,” Diane Sawyer intones, introducing the network’s special report on children and guns. Yes, well, TTAG eviscerated the…

PA Undercover Officer Almost Runs Over Armed Citizen, Armed Citizen Loses Gun Rights

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A regular reader writes: Reading this story [Man who pulled pistol on cop in Home Depot parking lot gets probation] the facts just rub me the wrong way. A man…

Quote of the Day: Life’s Lupine Lesson Edition

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“I have learned that violence must be met with violence. I have learned through hard experience that I can fight, and that I can win. I can also lose, and…

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It Should Have Been A Defensive Gun Use: Burn Notice Edition

  “The victim was walking near a gas station when she when she was forced into a car at gunpoint,” freep.com reports. “[Roderick] Neely is accused of driving a short period…

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BART Chief: Training Can’t Prevent Friendly Fire Shooting

You may recall the recent Bay Area fuster cluck wherein one BART cop shot another BART cop to death during a SWAT raid on an empty apartment. Experience may have…

Did Moms Demand Action Fake a Facebook Ad?

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A regular reader writes: I occasionally get MDA ads on my FB feed, and this is a thread that popped up recently. Initially I was too busy eviscerating the psuedologic…

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Post Your Message to Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America Here

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America (a wholly owned subsidiary of Mike Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns) reads your pro-gun rights comments when you post them on their…

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Rockethub Funding for 80% Lowers: Crash and Burn

A regular reader writes: I’ve been following the rockethub.com funding of 80 percent lowers for some time now.  [ED: 80 percent lowers are the unfinished lower receivers which recipients complete…

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BREAKING: Mexican Government Legalizes “Vigilantes” [Not Shown]

“The [Mexican] government said it had reached an agreement with vigilante leaders to incorporate the armed civilian groups into old and largely forgotten quasi-military units called the Rural Defense Corps,”…

Incendiary Image of the Day: Cognitive Dissonance Edition

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I almost feel sorry for businessweek.com. It can’t be easy covering the firearms industry or gun control-related issues when your boss is the country’s most rabid proponent of civilian disarmament….

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Debunking Another Anti-Gun Agitprop Study on “Young People”

Gun control advocates remind me of the Talking Heads’ song Crosseyed and Painless. They want the facts to show that guns are killing children in droves. But facts don’t do what they…

Earlier this week, we ran a quote from President Obama. The President promised rape assault victims “I have your back.” In yesterday’s New York Times, the paper’s editorial team congratulated President Obama and Vice President Biden for Talking Sexual Violence Without Giving Offense. As with Mr. Obama’s empty promise to protect victims of rape after the fact, I found the remarks deeply offensive . . .

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Random Thoughts About Rape and Guns

Earlier this week, we ran a quote from President Obama. The President promised rape assault victims “I have your back.” In yesterday’s New York Times, the paper’s editorial team congratulated…