Skip to comments.Super PAC ad for Steve Grossman is a disservice
Posted on 08/03/2014 8:32:52 AM PDT by Citizen Zed
In the ad, paid for by a super PAC called Mass Forward, mothers whose children were killed in gun violence criticize gubernatorial candidate and Attorney General Martha Coakley for failing to support a one-a-month limit on gun purchases.
It is painful to watch, and not just because of those grieving mothers holding pictures of their dead sons. It is also manipulative and so selective about Coakleys position on guns that its highly misleading.
Now, it is mystifying that Coakley doesnt support limiting gun purchases, which research shows reduces gun trafficking. There is no good public policy reason not to limit bulk sales, says John Rosenthal, founder of Stop Handgun Violence.
Yet, overall, Coakley has been stellar on gun control, scoring an F from the NRA.
But youd never know that from this spot.
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