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"Big Three" News Networks Show Anti-Gun Bias

Friday, February 8, 2013

Stories advocating more gun control outnumber stories opposing gun control by a ratio of 8:1

Gun control is at the forefront of President Obama's political and social agendas.  He is aided and abetted in his efforts to ban guns and magazines by a willing, fawning media.  A recent Media Research Center article documents that, in the wake of the horrific murders in Newtown, Connecticut, the "Big Three" news networks (ABC, CBS and NBC) quickly moved to exploit the tragedy, pushing for more gun control legislation while mostly ignoring solutions that respect gun owners' Second Amendment rights.  Stories in which the networks advocated more gun control outnumbered stories opposing gun control eight-fold.

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.