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Response to Straw Man (Reply #2)

Sun May 19, 2019, 12:07 AM

7. NRA is a terrorist organization

Finally, please show us where in the NRA has advocated for the killing of school children. Verbatim citations only, please.


Sure!

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/gunned-down/transcript/
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/03/05/the-nra-lobbyist-behind-floridas-pro-gun-policies
https://changetheref.org/grieving-parents-of-teen-killed-in-parkland-school-shooting-use-graphic-activism-to-confront-the-nra/
https://www.newsweek.com/2016/10/21/when-kids-pull-trigger-who-responsible-507656.html
https://www.thenation.com/article/why-are-schools-still-accepting-nra-money/
https://www.storybasedstrategy.org/blog-full/2012/10/18/the-nra-kills-our-kids

https://slate.com/technology/2014/06/gun-deaths-in-children-statistics-show-firearms-endanger-kids-despite-nra-safety-programs.html

Guns Kill Children
The overwhelming evidence that pediatricians are right and the NRA is wrong.

The overwhelming empirical evidence indicates that the presence of a gun makes children less safe; that programs such as Eddie Eagle are insufficient; and that measures the NRA and extreme gun advocates vehemently oppose, such as gun safes and smart guns, could dramatically reduce the death toll. Study after study unequivocally demonstrates that the prevalence of firearms directly increases the risk of youth homicide, suicide, and unintentional death. This effect is consistent across the United States and throughout the world. As a country, we should be judged by how well we protect our children. By any measure, we are failing horribly.


The NRA advocates for policies that get kids killed. Verbatim.

And before you come back to me with lies spouted by the NRA: no, don't argue with the facts above. They are correct and you are lied to by the gun industry. Don't give me gun industry and Republican lies.

Here's the truth.

The overwhelming empirical evidence indicates that the presence of a gun makes children less safe

Don't even think about arguing with that. Don't give me lies and propaganda from the gun industry.

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