Oh has Wayne LaPierre’s got a treat for you. It’s got everything we’ve come to expect: fear-mongering, “more guns” rhetoric, scary imagery, and demons. We could just post the video, but this time it is worth looking at the NRA’s language. Below is a transcript, with notes, clarifications, and refutations by us. Before we begin… Read more »
The gun lobby has a few lines they roll out after every major mass shooting. Of all of the well-known statements, perhaps the most consistently present is the call for gun violence prevention groups, politicians, and victims to “stop politicizing” gun violence. This, of course, is ridiculous. But, equally importantly, the gun lobby itself spends… Read more »
The Wayne LaPierre Philosophy: To solve all the world’s problems, all you need to do is look at them down the barrel of a gun.
“Let’s peruse the history of controversial LaPierre comments that led up to the kinder, gentler LaPierre we know today.”