Skip to comments.Rupert Murdoch, Fox News Owner, Calls for Automatic Weapons Ban
Posted on 12/15/2012 3:29:02 PM PST by VitacoreVision
Terrible news today. When will politicians find courage to ban automatic weapons? As in Oz after similar tragedy. - Rupert Murdoch | Twitter
News Corp. chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch expressed support for an automatic weapons ban tonight following today's shooting in Newtown, Conn.
"Terrible news today. When will politicians find courage to ban automatic weapons?," Murdoch wrote on Twitter.
Murdoch made a similar call following the theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., in July: "We have to do something about gun controls. Police license okay for hunting rifle or pistol for anyone without crim or pscho record. No more," he tweeted.
News Corp. owns Fox News, where contributors have been objecting to calls for gun control throughout the day.
America banned automatic weapons in the 1930s.
When it comes to the Bill of Rights, non-Americans are about as clueless as the commie lib ‘RATS are.
I can’t recall ever giving a crap about the opinion of anyone named Rupert.
They weren’t actually banned. The congress purposely didn’t do an outright ban because they thought the Supreme Court would declare the law unconstitutional.
They are restricted, have to be registered and a tax paid. There are actually quite a few around and almost none have been involved in crime.
These displays of ignrance are too rampant to be coincidental.
The goal can only be to fool low information Americans into thinking that “atutomatic” means something very different than what it really means.
I agree with Murdoch. Except for a few collectors with a class III stamp, the federal government right now is the only entity which owns automatic weapons. I favor barring the federal government from possessing automatic weapons.
LOL! I betcha Rupert has been clubbed silly with that little bit of information over the last 24 hours. :-)
Yo Rupie! What about dem po folk AND MINORITIES who can't afford a gun license or hunting license? Won't you be "disenfranchising" them, you bigot?
I suspect when the next ratings book comes in Fox News is gonna be hanging around down there with CNN and AlGore TV.
Luckily it is not possible to convert a semiautomatic weapon to auto capability.
Ohh Nonononono! Mr. Murdock, dontcha know the psychobabblers went apesh!t the last time it was mentioned that NUT JOBS be entered in the NICS database, just like drunks and crooks.
See Mr. Murdock, retards, nut jobs and schizos HAVE RIGHTS! And their RIGHT TO THE PRIVACY of their psycho records is sacrosanct! Psychobabblers will march in the streets before they allow that!
Tut, tut Mr. Rupert Murdock, you should know better.
Ack, we should have seen it coming. CBS just said the mother of the shooter was worried about her home during a collapse of the economy so bought the guns for protection. IOW, she was, you know, one of those wacko preppers!!!!!!
who cares what some depraved communist propaganda monger thinks? He isn’t even American
Rupert Murdoch owns Fox News. That’s why I posted it.
Everyone is looking at the Guns—Look at the nut who pulled the trigger. We need to get these folks in mental hospitals! They need to be rounded up and locked away for their own good. Once this was common—it needs to be re-instated. The Homeless guy talking to himself on the street should be picked up and given treatment not left to live on the street—Thats cruel. I have know three people killed by Homeless. This guy who killed those folks was under care-—he shouldn’t have been living at home. You can’t tell me there were no signs that he might snap. We need to take care of people who are nuts. Lots of people need these institutions—now.
He called for a ban on the day of the shootings? Not much thought there, then. Sounds like an emotional reflex action.