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IL:Local TV news gets pushback for anti-gun report from Gun Appreciation Day
gunssavelife.com ^ | 21 January, 2013 | GSL

Posted on 01/22/2013 10:43:59 AM PST by marktwain

Gun Appreciation Day was a big success nationwide. There have been lots of stories on the event, including this one:

Rallies across U.S. assail Obama’s proposed gun curbs

(Reuters) - Pro-gun activists held “high noon” rallies across the United States on Saturday to defend the right to own firearms that they say is being threatened by President Barack Obama’s gun-control proposals.

The U.S. debate over gun control erupted in mid-December after a man armed with an assault rifle killed 20 first-graders and six adults at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut – the deadliest of a string of U.S. shooting sprees last year.

“We are law-abiding citizens, business owners, military, and we are not going to be responsible for other people’s criminal actions,” former Marine Damon Locke said to applause at a Florida rally he had helped organize.

Some in the crowd of about 1,000 in Brooksville, about an hour north of Tampa, hoisted signs that said: “Stop the Gun Grabbers” and “Gun control isn’t about guns, it’s about control.”

Champaign, IL station WCIA Channel 3 was there at Springfield, Illinois’ Gun Appreciation Day rally on Saturday, January 19th.

At the event, there were hundreds of supporters of the Constitution. A half-dozen speakers told their stories and energized the audience.

CNN was present and showed a live shot of the rally in their report.

Local news outlets were there reporting as well.

Hundreds of pro-civil rights supporters of the Constitution and a half-dozen opponents.

Guess who Channel 3 interviews for their report?

(Excerpt) Read more at gunssavelife.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; il; msm; propaganda; secondamendment
The interviewed an anti-freedom guy, who gave discredited statistics as fact.
1 posted on 01/22/2013 10:44:09 AM PST by marktwain
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To: marktwain
The interviewed an anti-freedom guy, who gave discredited statistics as fact. lied, repeatedly and infamously.

Let's not mince words, here.

Gun-control Freaks are liars. The truth completely contradicts their claims and unmasks their totalitarian motives. What else can they do?

2 posted on 01/22/2013 10:51:09 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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He talks about “supporters of the Constitution” as if he believes it’s a crime.


3 posted on 01/22/2013 11:09:19 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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