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THE WASHINGTON TIMES Review of "The War on Guns:Arming yourself against gun control lies"
The Washington Times ^ | August 29, 2016 | By: Joseph Greenlee

Posted on 08/30/2016 10:16:44 AM PDT by VictimsRightsPro2a

In his new book, “The War on Guns: Arming Yourself Against Gun Control Lies,” John Lott methodically dismantles one popular gun-control myth after another. It has been said that a lie told often enough becomes the truth, and a similar phenomenon is overwhelming the gun debate in America. Oft-repeated untruths have formed common beliefs that often sway the debate about firearms. Gun-control advocates have learned that their exaggerated claims are likely to go unchecked by a largely sympathetic media, allowing them to control the narrative and shape public opinion.

What is more, as Mr. Lott explains, billionaire elitists like George Soros and Michael Bloomberg are spending hundreds of millions of dollars lobbying legislators, funding conclusion-driven research, developing “grass-roots” organizations, and literally training reporters to cover gun control issues the way they want them covered; the purpose being to negatively distort the public’s view of firearms so that there is less resistance when gun rights are taken away. There is an astonishing amount of money being poured into the gun-control movement, and the success of the movement will ultimately depend on how the public perceives the issues — meaning that facts are now more important than ever.

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; banglist; congress; frontpage; frontpagenews; govtabuse; guns; johnlott; mediabias; obama; thewashingtontimes

1 posted on 08/30/2016 10:16:44 AM PDT by VictimsRightsPro2a
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To: VictimsRightsPro2a

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2 posted on 08/30/2016 10:22:02 AM PDT by Thud
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To: Thud

Works for me.


3 posted on 08/30/2016 10:25:16 AM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: VictimsRightsPro2a
The biggest myth is blaming an inanimate object..


4 posted on 08/30/2016 10:26:45 AM PDT by PROCON ("Lock Her Up! Lock Her Up!")
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To: VictimsRightsPro2a

John Lott is a Conservative Movement hero. God Bless him...


5 posted on 08/30/2016 10:29:11 AM PDT by GOPJ (George Will: "rubes" might not know Senators names but we know about bribes,corruption and liars.)
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To: marktwain
In his usual methodical style, he answers the baseless rhetoric and hyperbole of gun-control advocates with facts and statistics. And better yet, in addition to providing an abundance of tables and graphs, Mr. Lott states his case in a way that is easy to comprehend so that the reader, too, can start setting the record straight when confronted with misinformation.

You might want to ping your list to this one... it's a 'winnah'...

6 posted on 08/30/2016 10:33:28 AM PDT by GOPJ (George Will: "rubes" might not know Senators names but we know about bribes,corruption and liars.)
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To: VictimsRightsPro2a

What Good Can a Handgun Do Against an Army.....?
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2312894/posts


7 posted on 08/30/2016 10:37:57 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: VictimsRightsPro2a; mylife; Joe Brower; MaxMax; Randy Larsen; waterhill; Envisioning; AZ .44 MAG; ..

RKBA Ping List

This list is for all things pertaining to the 2nd Amendment.

If you would like to be added to or deleted from this Ping List, please FReepmail me.

8 posted on 08/30/2016 10:42:48 AM PDT by PROCON ("Lock Her Up! Lock Her Up!")
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To: PROCON
No wolves Yes, it's that stupid.

LOL

9 posted on 08/30/2016 10:53:45 AM PDT by TigersEye (~Putin made me post this!~)
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To: VictimsRightsPro2a

Another lie the ignorant anti-gun crowd like to spread is that semi-auto “assault rifles” are easily converted to fully automatic.

I have read on another public forum where an anti-gun critic claimed that an AR-15 can be converted to automatic by simply removing a pin. When I challenged him to provide proof, he said that he didn’t know where it was, but he was sure it was true because he read it on the Internet (probably from a liberal as ignorant as him).


10 posted on 08/30/2016 12:15:31 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Only idiot liberals believe that disarming the sheep makes them safe from the wolves.)
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To: PROCON

Plz add me to your 2A ping list, brother.


11 posted on 08/30/2016 1:35:00 PM PDT by ez ("Abashed the devil stood and felt how awful goodness is..." - Milton)
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To: ez

BANG, you’re added to the RKBA list.


12 posted on 08/30/2016 2:02:42 PM PDT by PROCON ("Lock Her Up! Lock Her Up!")
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To: ez
Plz add me to your 2A ping list, brother.

Did you just assume my gender? </snowflake>

13 posted on 08/30/2016 2:10:10 PM PDT by PROCON ("Lock Her Up! Lock Her Up!")
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To: PROCON

Haha...guilty.


14 posted on 08/30/2016 2:14:10 PM PDT by ez ("Abashed the devil stood and felt how awful goodness is..." - Milton)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

“I have read on another public forum where an anti-gun critic claimed that an AR-15 can be converted to automatic by simply removing a pin.”

That was from the Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate, William Weld:

http://gunwatch.blogspot.com/2016/08/liberterian-vp-candidate-video-gun-ban.html


15 posted on 08/30/2016 2:19:20 PM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

Jeez, what a moron. He ought to run for president under the communist party because he is so ignorant and doesn’t want to know the truth.


16 posted on 08/30/2016 3:33:27 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Only idiot liberals believe that disarming the sheep makes them safe from the wolves.)
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To: PROCON

But drug laws don’t work .......< /SARCASM>


17 posted on 08/30/2016 3:54:39 PM PDT by Squantos ( Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet ...)
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To: PROCON

Okay ,you sold me
with this Graphic.
Add Me to your ping list,
Dog.


18 posted on 08/30/2016 5:20:07 PM PDT by Big Red Badger (UNSCANABLE in an IDIOCRACY!)
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To: Big Red Badger

You’ve been added to the RKBA Ping list.


19 posted on 08/30/2016 5:22:56 PM PDT by PROCON ("Lock Her Up! Lock Her Up!")
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To: VictimsRightsPro2a

Mirabile Dictu! My local library has it. I’m number 22 on the waiting list.


20 posted on 08/30/2016 6:38:47 PM PDT by Oatka (Beware of an old man in a profession where men usually die young.)
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To: PROCON

And the Democrats plan to reduce all of the murders in Democrat controlled Big cities is micro-stamping bullets, which has been tried a number of times in attempting to pass such laws in anti-gun states.

The NRA has explained for many years how it is unworkable, but that makes no difference to the Dims.

CHICAGO

State lawmaker wants to curb Chicago crime by tracking bullets

Posted 12:25 PM, August 30, 2016, by Tonya Francisco, Updated at 12:56pm, August 30, 2016

CHICAGO — An Illinois State Representative from Chicago is addressing the violence epidemic in the city, in a different way.

Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, represents some of the most crime-ridden communities, including Englewood and the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

Harper introduced her plan Tuesday for a bill that would require ammunition makers to stamp serial numbers on every bullet sold in Illinois.

Harper says shootings would go down, because it would be easier to track providers of illegally acquired ammunition.

http://wgntv.com/2016/08/30/state-lawmaker-wants-to-curb-crime-by-tracking-bullets/

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 06:15PM
CHICAGO (WLS) —
An Illinois state lawmaker plans to propose a bill that would require serial numbers be stamped on all ammunition sold in Illinois.

State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, believes that serial numbers would help track bullets and help police identify those who are illegally distributing ammunition.

“We’re not trying to get rid of responsible gun owners guns, we just want to know how the guns and the bullets are getting into the hands of our youth and causing senseless harm and murder,” Harper said.

Harper was joined on Tuesday by several state lawmakers, Chicago aldermen and others in support of the proposal.

Harper said she hopes to file the bill later this week.

http://abc7chicago.com/news/il-state-lawmaker-wants-serial-numbers-stamped-on-ammunition-/1491724/


NRA LINK:

https://www.nraila.org/articles/20080801/why-microstamping-and-bullet-serializat


21 posted on 08/31/2016 8:45:53 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: VictimsRightsPro2a

bkmk


22 posted on 09/06/2016 12:06:25 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44 (If you ain't the lead dog, the scenery never changes.)
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