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Nat’l – Media – Facebook Takes Their Anti-Gun Stance To a Whole New Level With THIS Policy Change

TOWNHALL.COM August 11, 2018 – The issue of 3-D printed guns has been controversial over the last few weeks. Court proceedings and lawsuits have been nonstop and it’s all to answer one question: should 3-D printed guns and their data be treated as a firearm or intellectual property. Facebook has now decided to weigh in on that debate. The social media giant is now removing content that details how…

Nat’l – Media – The 1986 Plastic Gun Panic

REASON.COM August 7, 2018 – Have you heard about the “undetectable plastic gun”? The gun control lobbies say it is “tailor-made for terrorism.” The Washington Post reports that a state sponsor of terrorism is already attempting to obtain these guns. A Post columnist warns that the police “vehemently oppose the introduction of plastic guns into our armed society.” Newsweek predicts the NRA will face a member revolt for opposing legislation to ban plastic guns:…

Eric Church spoke out about the NRA and politics. The reaction shows why country stars stay silent.

WASHINGTON POST (Subscription) August 1, 2018 – Given what happened with Eric Church over the past week, you can bet those silent singers feel justified. Church, an extremely popular country artist with a fiercely loyal fan base, shared his opinion about politics and the National Rifle Association. And it played out exactly the way you might have thought it would. Nashville singers have a powerful and unique platform to…

Nat’l – Media – Washington Post reporter surprised to discover some guns more dangerous than others

WASHINGTON EXAMINER July 28, 2018 – For the better part of the last six centuries, from the first matchlock to the latest machine gun, gunsmiths have been trying to perfect the lethality of firearms. Somehow this is still news to the Washington Post. A recent story in that paper cites new research which found a direct correlation between caliber size and shooting lethality. The bigger the bullet a gun fires, those…

Joe Mantegna’s Custom SIG SAUER 1911 Pistol from Criminal Minds Placed Into History at NRA Museum’s Hollywood Exhibit

PR NET July 24, 2018 – Recently, at the grand re-opening of the National Firearms Museum’s Hollywood Gun Exhibit, Criminal Minds star Joe Mantegna officially placed a SIG SAUER 1911 pistol, identical to the pistol used by his character, David Rossi, in the upcoming 14th season of Criminal Minds, into the exhibit. The customized pistol is a SIG SAUER 1911 TACOPS Full-Size inscribed with the eagle, globe, and anchor…

SD – Media – Right-wing media called him a leftist terrorist. He appears to be a pro-gun conservative

CNN.COM July 20, 2018 – After he was arrested earlier this week by authorities in South Dakota, Mark Einerwold immediately became a character in an ongoing narrative within conservative media, where he was depicted as the latest example of a left-wing domestic terror threat. Einerwold was arrested on Tuesday in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on burglary charges for thefts in surrounding communities. Law enforcement there said they found bomb-making materials…

Nat’l – Media – ‘This Is What Kills Our Kids:’ Gun Control Argument Sneaks Into SEAL Team ‘Six’ Series (VIDEO)

NEWS BUSTERS.COM July 19, 2018 – The History Channel’s fictional drama Six provides a darker, more nuanced look into the personal and professional lives of SEAL Team Six operators. Although the show clearly displays the SEALs expertly using weapons in the field, there seems to be one place the show won’t accept them: in the home. In the dangerous world the show paints for us, the fact that they don’t want…

FL – Media – Bass Pro Shops Mails Gun Ads to Parkland Families with ‘Shooting’ Headline

PARKLAND TALK.COM July 18, 2018 – Five months after the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, residents in a Parkland neighborhood received flyers for guns in their mailboxes with the word “Shooting” in bold letters across the top. The mailers from Bass Pro Shops were sent to residents in the Parkland neighborhood of MiraLago – the same neighborhood where victim and JROTC Cadet Peter Wang lived, along…

How Entertainment Shows Have Become Vehicles for Gun Control Propaganda

TOWNHALL.COM July 16, 2018 – All of the major television networks use their primetime entertainment shows to push a pro-gun control agenda. Liberal television executives apparently think that they have the power to change Americans’ attitudes. In ABC’s “Designated Survivor,” the U.S. President (Kiefer Sutherland) takes a question from a woman whose daughter was killed by an ex-boyfriend who’d been in prison. The woman claims that background checks would have stopped…

In ‘Babel,’ Teenagers Create a Play About Guns

AMERICAN THEATER.ORG July 3, 2018 – In Texas, guns are more than a tool, they are an identifying cultural marker. A friendly state to gun owners, Texas is the land of “open carry,” a law that allows firearm owners to carry weapons visibly in public places. You don’t have to drive far to find a gun range, hunting and sporting goods stores, or billboards advertising gun shows. It may…

‘Active Shooter Training’ Will Now Become Familiar To Journalists

WAFE.ORG (NPR) July 3, 2018 – Journalists have never been popular. We’re the umpires of society, and if you’ve ever been to a ball game, you’ve heard what fans yell at the umps. But right now we happen to live in a country where you can buy a gun about as easy as you can get a prescription. But we’ll be checking our locks, and scan the parking lot,…

DC – Media – 2 Reasons Why the Media Will Drop Coverage of the Capital Gazette Shooting

DAILY SIGNAL.COM June 29, 2018 – On Thursday, four journalists and one staff member of the Capital Gazette were murdered in the newspaper’s Annapolis, Maryland, office. While the event was initially widely covered by all major news outlets, the media is likely to quickly move on from the story, just like it did with the Santa Fe High School shooting, because it doesn’t fit the right narrative. (Unlike many of…

NYC – Media – Why we’re suing the NYPD for Donald Trump’s concealed carry application

THE DAILY DOT.COM June 22, 2018 – Early in his campaign for president, Donald Trump stood before a crowd of fans and declared he could “shoot someone on the middle of Fifth Avenue” and not lose any supporters. The president has penchant for hyperbole, but he does own a firearm. Trump is licensed to own and carry a handgun in New York City, and yesterday, the Daily Dot filed a lawsuit against the NYPD under the…

Nat’l – Media – Fear Becomes a Rule: Why YouTube Just Can’t Handle Some Gun Videos

LEGAL READER.COM June 21, 2018 – In late March this year, YouTube waded into the gun control fray by quietly announcing a change in its policy regarding firearms-related content. Though the site already prohibited direct sale of firearms, they gave gun vloggers one month to tailor their videos to the new guidelines or get out. In short order, the policy, which was to take effect in April, met harsh opposition. A…

NC – Media – ‘You Lackin’?’ People Pull Out Guns In Dangerous New Social Media Challenge (VIDEO)

WFMY NEWS.COM June 19, 2018 – One of the latest online social media challenges has potentially legal and dangerous consequences. The “No Lackin” or “You Lackin” challenge, as it has been called on social media, encourages participants to pull guns on each other. 

CA – Media – Facebook To Stop Advertising Gun Accessories To Children (VIDEO)

HUFFINGTON POST.COM June 18, 2018 – As the blog post noted, Facebook had already banned ads for firearms and modifications like magazines. Weapon accessories ads continue to be allowed on the social media platform, however. The latest policy change does not prohibit such ads; only limits the access minors have to that content. Facebook’s updated ad policy is shown here. 

Nat’l – Media – Facebook to hide weapon ads to users under 18

DECCAN HERALD.COM June 17, 2018 – Facebook has prohibited advertisements for weapon accessories to users under the age of 18 amid a raging debate in the US over gun control after a number of mass shootings , according to media reports. The social network currently bans advertisement for the sale of weapons and modifications, like magazines. But Facebook took an additional step of adding an age requirement for ads…

IA – Media – YouTube blocks videos from Iowa gun seller Brownells, then changes its mind (VIDEO)

DES MOINES REGISTER June 11, 2018 – YouTube terminated the account of Iowa gun seller Brownells without warning over the weekend, then quickly restored the video channel after pressure from gun supporters. Brownells, which promotes itself as the “world’s largest supplier of firearms accessories and gunsmithing tools,” tweeted about YouTube’s action Saturday, saying it received no notice or warning. The Grinnell company called the move an attack on First and Second Amendment rights…

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