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New York Times Mocks NRA Ad in Which Rape Victim Advocates Self-Defense

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The New York Times mocked an NRA ad that shows a rape victim speaking up for her right to bear arms for self-defense. The ad features Kimberly Weeks--a "survivor of violent crime"--telling gun control proponent Michael Bloomberg that he "[does] not have the right to tell [her] how to defend [her] life."

According to the NYT, this ad is illustrative of the NRA's "expert use of fear" to "[put] guns in nervous hands."

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