For advocates of civilian disarmament, misleading stats are misleading enough. Or are they? Nyaknno Owodiong-Idemeko’s public service announcement rehashes the same old anti-gun stats — the same contextless, poorly gathered or grievously misinterpreted data this website has fisked for seven plus years. But sticking to the same old stats aren’t good enough for the University of Maryland student.
“In some states getting a gun is almost as easy as buying a pack of cigarettes,” the video proclaims. “Mass shootings keep happening in almost every city,” it decries. “Homicide rates in America is [sic] outrageous beyond words,” it laments.
These people just can’t help themselves; they have to make sh*t up. In some ways, that’s a good thing. Anyone in possession of basic reasoning skills can see the antis for what they are: liars lying to promote their disarmament agenda.
Unfortunately, I don’t think many Americans are capable of rational analysis on a topic as contentious as firearms and gun laws. Sad but true?