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Celebrities Demand Gun Control on Twitter: ‘Stop Defending Your Right to Bear Arms. You’re Stupid’
The Blaze ^ | Dec. 14, 2012 | Jason Howerton

Posted on 12/14/2012 8:25:09 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY

The Connecticut school shooting that left 27 people dead — including as many as 20 children — has prompted Hollywood celebrities to demand stricter gun control because they believe it will prevent similar tragedies from occurring in the future.

“Too soon to speak out about a gun-crazy nation? No, too late,” far-left filmmaker Michael Moore tweeted. “At least THIRTY-ONE school shootings since Columbine.”

“The way to honor these dead children is to demand strict gun control, free mental health care, and an end to violence as public policy,” he added.

Screenwriter Kevin Williamson agreed. “We need gun control. Stop defending your right to bear arms. You’re stupid,” he tweeted.

Pop singer Michelle Branch tweeted: “Gun control people!!! My heart is breaking. As a parent this is my worst nightmare.”

“Parks and Recreation” star Rashida Jones said that “gun control is our only road to freedom” via her official Twitter account.

“Freedom from the fear of senselessly losing children. I’m so saddened. WE NEED LAWS NOW,” she added.

CNN host Piers Morgan wondered aloud on Twitter whether President Barack Obama would have the courage to “stand up to the American gun lobby.” He also tweeted the hashtag #guncontrol.

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To: Frank_2001

>>Try that argument with any committed progressivist/Marxist. Just say, “So you would prefer that the only people with firearms should be the jack-booted oppressors of the working class?” Enjoy watching their heads spin;)

William Burroughs said the same thing “Do you think I would trust only the police and military with guns?”

F*** the anti-gun idiots. They only want tyranny.


51 posted on 12/14/2012 8:58:30 PM PST by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Screenwriter Kevin Williamson agreed. “We need gun control. Stop defending your right to bear arms. You’re stupid,” he tweeted.

For a second there, I thought this was the same Kevin Williamson whose entire career has consisted of blood-splattered, soul-sucking teen slasher movies. I thought that, but then I realized that it would be insane for such a man to even show his face on a day like today, let alone lecture the world on the root cause of senseless violence. Hence, it must be an entirely different screenwriter named Kevin Williamson.

52 posted on 12/14/2012 8:58:51 PM PST by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Actually we need more guns, not fewer - I wonder how many more of these incidents we’d have if it were known across the country that every school had a gun available on site, safely stored but ready for immediate access, and at least three staff members trained to use it if needed - at least I have a hunch staff and parents would have a greater feeling of safety, even though in spite of themselves at times.....


53 posted on 12/14/2012 8:59:56 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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Liberal politicians are on this like stink on s###. Now is the time to purchase that gun you've been thinking about. Have your "unfortunate boating accident" tomorrow.
54 posted on 12/14/2012 9:02:57 PM PST by Graybeard58 ("Civil rights” leader and MSNB-Hee Haw host Al Sharpton - Larry Elder)
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To: VanDeKoik

There was recently an episode of Law and Order Special Victims unit where a man who had lost his job went on a shooting rampage, killing everything in sight, in multiple locations. I wonder if this crazy schmuck got the inspiration to do what he did from that episode


55 posted on 12/14/2012 9:03:21 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: television is just wrong

It was just posted again a few minutes ago, for about the 50th time, the children were not killed, none of them.


56 posted on 12/14/2012 9:05:57 PM PST by Graybeard58 ("Civil rights” leader and MSNB-Hee Haw host Al Sharpton - Larry Elder)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
You want to stop the death of innocent children!!!!! STOP ABORTION!!!!
57 posted on 12/14/2012 9:08:30 PM PST by Isabel2010
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To: Free ThinkerNY
You want to stop the death of innocent children!!!!! STOP ABORTION!!!!
58 posted on 12/14/2012 9:08:31 PM PST by Isabel2010
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To: Graybeard58

These idiot celebs fear freedom. They are pathetic...most own guns or have armed guards. Hypocritical idiots.


59 posted on 12/14/2012 9:09:09 PM PST by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: Carl Vehse

Can’t make myself disagree with that statement.


60 posted on 12/14/2012 9:10:46 PM PST by RginTN
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To: Free ThinkerNY
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61 posted on 12/14/2012 9:15:11 PM PST by MtnMan101
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I wonder, if the principal’s office had access to shotguns or rifle and someone who knew how to use it, would that have helped? Either answer (yes or no) is useless inside the woodsy suburban CT “safe” mentality - like the Petit home invasion in Cheshire CT - not a judgment, a fact after many resident years observation. Felt like throwing up after hearing the story of an evil person shooting kindergarteners. I predict “gun control” platitudes will be the only thing that will come out of Connecticut political “leaders”. God save us all.

Calling 911 just did not cut it. What would have?

May God bless Newtown, all of Connecticut & surroundings with grace & peace — then useful wisdom ASAP.


62 posted on 12/14/2012 9:15:53 PM PST by LurkedLongEnough
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Williams, go watch a movie called “300,” and check out the part where the Persian offers to let the Greeks live if they lay down their arms. Note the response: “Come and take them!” Same to you, and all of your anti-American scumbag friends - if you have the guts.


63 posted on 12/14/2012 9:30:35 PM PST by Ancesthntr (Banning guns to prevent crime is like banning cars to prevent drunk driving.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

At this moment I have a police helicopter circling. Long Beach, CA. No light on. Infrared technology. They can see in you’re house. George Orweil is here you little frogs in the pot of water that is getting ever so warmer


64 posted on 12/14/2012 9:34:15 PM PST by 23 Everest (When seconds count. The police are just 23 minutes away. 831 Bonnie)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

With this push for more gun control, it is time to not only push back but push back hard. All of the hollywood idiots need to STFU. They are not paid to give us political opinion, they are paid to entertain us. If I start talking politics with my job in customer support, that would piss my customers off.


65 posted on 12/14/2012 9:36:26 PM PST by CORedneck
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To: Free ThinkerNY

When you have a Godless immoral society of self-satisfying hedonists devoid of faith, self-respect and honor , freaks like Lanza will emerge.
And THAT is precisely the kind of society the moral eunuchs in the Movie industry have created with their films and lifestyles.


66 posted on 12/14/2012 9:42:17 PM PST by ZULU (See video: http://gatesofvienna.blogspot.com/2012/09/the-first-siege-of-vienna.html)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"Hollywood celebrities to demand stricter gun control"

Actually, we need to put and end to the immoral and irresponsible teachings of the Hollywood "elite" by surpressing their 1st Amendment rights. The movies, video games, and other "media" they produce are poisoning the minds of the US population.

Hollywood needs to stop defending their right to freedom of expression.
67 posted on 12/14/2012 9:46:09 PM PST by indthkr
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To: from occupied ga

The left is going to use this to outlaw guns and they will win. The absolute horror of this crime will overwhelm any effort to defend gun ownership. The images of the families of those murdered kids will be shown relentlessly until Congress, especially the House, passes a bill outlawing anything but bolt action hunting rifles and three round shotguns. I can’t see any gun rights defender even thinking of appearing on TV at this time.


68 posted on 12/14/2012 9:49:07 PM PST by xkaydet65
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To: xkaydet65

Your exactly right, this will be the biggest threat to the Second Amendment ever.


69 posted on 12/14/2012 9:55:45 PM PST by Husker24
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To: xkaydet65
The left is going to use this to outlaw guns and they will win.

They will surely try as hard as they can.

70 posted on 12/14/2012 9:57:04 PM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: xkaydet65
The left is going to use this to outlaw guns and they will win.

They will surely try as hard as they can.

71 posted on 12/14/2012 9:57:07 PM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: Husker24

These kinds of tragedies are unheard of...

...in North Korea!

72 posted on 12/14/2012 10:02:26 PM PST by Theophilus (Not merely prolife, but prolific)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

And yet these same people celebrate the killing of 1,500,000 babies by dismemberment or salting or suffocation per year.


73 posted on 12/14/2012 10:11:13 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: svcw

Don’t these guys have people who bear arms for them, I.e. “security”?


74 posted on 12/14/2012 10:16:39 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: The_Media_never_lie

Yep, ironic isn’t it?


75 posted on 12/14/2012 10:19:15 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Are these “stars” going to give up their armed body guard protection? How about the President and Congress. How about Hillary?

They don’t need armed guards if all the guns are banned, right? They just need to be strong enough to fight off an attacker. They won’t mind doing that like they propose for the rest of us.


76 posted on 12/14/2012 10:19:19 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: WilliamofCarmichael

When Mayor bloomers disarms his guards and the police, I will believe he really is anti-gun. But he’s a self anointed prince. Guns to protect him...every else can die by the hands of the criminals they let out of prison.

Whatever they want on the people, has to apply to the government, too. They don’t need armed police and guards. They kill innocent people all the time. They don’t need the military being armed, either.


77 posted on 12/14/2012 10:23:00 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: Free ThinkerNY

When the economic hammer falls down, at least there will be no demand for these “celebs” tv and movies and no one to watch them. I long for the day that today’s celebs become irrelevant.

Any of them accused Sarah Palin yet?


78 posted on 12/14/2012 10:23:00 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline, (it's back). 2008, the Decline of America)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Yet not one word about the 52 million babies who have had a hole drilled in their skull, their brain sucked out and their bodies burned.

Miserable hypocrites.


79 posted on 12/14/2012 10:36:40 PM PST by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: television is just wrong
20 children were killed today near China, with a knife.(sic)

Is that you Brian Ross?

knife

80 posted on 12/14/2012 10:36:45 PM PST by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro can't pass E-verify)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

THIS JUST IN FROM FOREIGN PRESS: While the US media cry about gun control, the foreign media point out that an innocent man Ryan Lanza, his face all over the net and on TV, was accused by the US media (and its faithful followers, many of them here) of being a mass murderer!


81 posted on 12/14/2012 10:45:04 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Joe 6-pack

We need laws now? Like making it illegal to go into a school and murder people? Oh, wait.....


82 posted on 12/14/2012 10:48:28 PM PST by Mom MD (Liberals are slinkies. Good for nothing but they make you smile when you push them down stairs.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

WAR IS PEACE FREEDOM IS SLAVERY IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH

The Hollyweirdos really bring the classics to life, don’t they?
Especially Mikey Moore.


83 posted on 12/14/2012 10:52:36 PM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Kevin Williamson (whoever the hell that is supposed to be): "Stop defending your right to bear arms."

Mr. Williamson is explicitly acknowledging that I have a right to keep and bear arms. He's merely asking me to "stop defending" that right.

Milton Miteybad responds: "Well, Mr. Williamson, whoever you are...I got yer 'gun control' hangin' right heah, boy. Come git it, Shorty." ;-)
84 posted on 12/14/2012 10:57:59 PM PST by Milton Miteybad (I am Jim Thompson. {Really.})
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To: Frank_2001

When I’ve encountered libs who say only the government should have guns I tell them “the Nazis were a government. They banded gun ownership, look how that worked out’’.


85 posted on 12/15/2012 12:02:57 AM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

All this from people that would not go any where with out an armed body guard.


86 posted on 12/15/2012 12:10:17 AM PST by Duckdog (If it wasn't for NASCAR my TV would have gone out the window years ago!)
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard

It **IS** the same Kevin Williamson. . .

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kevin_Williamson_%28screenwriter%29


87 posted on 12/15/2012 1:12:16 AM PST by Salgak (Acme Lasers presents: The Energizer Border. I **DARE** you to cross it. . . .)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
“gun control is our only road to freedom”

Yeah, that worked well in Nazi Germany, didn't it?

88 posted on 12/15/2012 1:18:42 AM PST by Fresh Wind
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To: Joe 6-pack

Obviously we need to ban the public school system.


89 posted on 12/15/2012 1:41:27 AM PST by donmeaker (Blunderbuss: A short weapon, ... now superceded in civilized countries by more advanced weaponry.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Universal gun-training in the 8th grade would be more like it...


90 posted on 12/15/2012 1:46:13 AM PST by metesky (Brethren, leave us go amongst them! - Rev. Capt. Samuel Johnston Clayton - Ward Bond, The Searchers)
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To: Frank_2001

“character actor” is Hollywood for ugly...


91 posted on 12/15/2012 1:49:10 AM PST by donmeaker (Blunderbuss: A short weapon, ... now superceded in civilized countries by more advanced weaponry.)
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To: metesky

Every teacher should be trained and equipped to protect their students.


92 posted on 12/15/2012 1:56:55 AM PST by donmeaker (Blunderbuss: A short weapon, ... now superceded in civilized countries by more advanced weaponry.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

says the people who live with multiple armed bodyguards and super-secure houses.


93 posted on 12/15/2012 2:26:26 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

the women’s comments show why you don’t base laws on emotions.


94 posted on 12/15/2012 2:27:58 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: television is just wrong
20 children were killed today near China, with a knife.

I'm in China... it's amazing how many thing you got WRONG in that one short sentence...

There were 22 (not 20) children INJURED (not killed) IN China, (not near)....

That story will only strenthen then gun nuts argument... without guns around, those 22 kids will live... with scars.. but, live.

95 posted on 12/15/2012 2:45:43 AM PST by SomeCallMeTim ( The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them)
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To: Boiling point

Why not just make murder illegal, too, while they’re at it.


96 posted on 12/15/2012 2:57:19 AM PST by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

And all celebrities have armed body guards to protect thier sorry a##es from the cretans that walk amongst us, HYPOCRITICAL A##WIPES


97 posted on 12/15/2012 3:35:40 AM PST by ronnie raygun (bb)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’m going to the Capitol City Gun Show at the NC State Fairgrounds today near Raleigh.

I’d been toying with the idea, not sure if I’d go, but now I see I have no choice. Liberal clap-trap has me worried once more that they may move to restrict or prevent my access to firearms. So I’ll buy another 1,000 rounds of .223, 9mm luger, and few more 1,000s of .22LR. Need a couple more magazines for my AR15 while I’m at it.


98 posted on 12/15/2012 3:37:11 AM PST by steerpike100
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To: jmacusa

Chinese officials have guns too. They use them to execute dissidents for organ harvesting.


99 posted on 12/15/2012 3:43:57 AM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: donmeaker

That’s what I was thinking yesterday as my class and I were discussing the event.

It’s exam time at our school, and some students are bearing the bitter fruit of their dismal efforts. But in today’s thinking, their failure is MY fault. What’s to stop one of my students from going “Call of Duty” on me? My thought (to self) was, “Why aren’t I allowed to come to school with a sidearm visibly strapped to my belt?

Then I came to my senses and began to explain to the class our school’s “Active Shooter” procedures for ensuring their safety...the one where, when notified via loudspeaker, I lock the door, turn out the light, and we all huddle in the corner and pretend ‘No one’s home’!...

Yeah, I know...my students laughed, too.


100 posted on 12/15/2012 4:38:16 AM PST by MarDav
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