by Mark Chesnut, Editor - Thursday, July 28, 2016
The orchestrated push for so-called “gun violence” prevention by those at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia—inside and outside the convention hall—is based on a misleading false narrative that gun-ban advocates and the anti-gun media will never address.
From former Congresswoman turned gun-ban advocate Gabby Giffords’ poorly attended rally outside of the convention hall to celebrities speaking from the podium during primetime, all want those in attendance and watching on TV to believe that guns are the problem. Hence, the term “gun violence” is thrown around as carelessly as Hillary Clinton handles her email server.
The main false narrative—no, let’s just call it what it is, a lie—so far at the convention is that there exists such a thing as “gun violence.” In truth, it’s a made-up term by those who oppose private firearm ownership and want to restrict it as much as possible.
… the term “gun violence” is thrown around as loosely as Hillary Clinton handles her email server.As Democrat after Democrat talks about rampant crime in Chicago and a handful of other big cities this year, what they are actually referring to is criminal violence—and, more specifically, criminal drug-gang, turf-war violence. By completely ignoring the hardened criminals that are killing each other—and killing innocent citizens—on the streets of some cities, they want you to believe there is some kind of “gun violence” problem. But their tactic of equating crime committed by gangbangers with guns to gun ownership by law-abiding citizens for the purposes of hunting, sport, competition and self-defense is used simply to mislead those who want to believe guns are bad.
Here’s the truth: Some cities have a problem with violent crime. But it’s not a “gun violence” problem; it’s a criminal problem. And you can’t solve it by passing more laws that only affect law-abiding Americans.
Here are a few other false narratives (lies) that have already been trumpeted at the convention.
Check here again tomorrow for more on the Democratic National Convention and the party’s war on law-abiding American gun owners.
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