Saturday, November 4, 2017
“Good thing that in NYC he couldn’t buy assault rifles, or the toll would be higher.” — New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, dissing gun rights after a truck attack in New York City.
“Just like the [surgeon general’s] warning that you see on the side of cigarette packs have changed the perception of smoking, these gun warnings are the first step to changing the public’s conversation.” — NYC Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson on an anti-gun bill requiring the police department to provide firearm permit applicants with information about the so-called “risks of gun ownership.”
“I’m not anti-Second Amendment—this is something that is common sense.” — Anti-Second Amendment San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York on donating $500,000 to anti-gun causes.
“The NRA’s 5 million members do not accept blame for a deranged madman’s actions. It’s time for legislators to focus on real solutions, instead of pushing an anti-gun political agenda.” — NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris W. Cox in a Tuesday editorial in USA Today.“Their organization’s legislative stance related to guns is inconsistent with our efforts.” — Jessica van der Stad, regional director of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, on denying a request by Moms Demand Action to participate in the group's suicide awareness walk.
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