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"Accidental" Shootings & Child-Martyrs for Gun-Control are Real, says NYTimes for Gun Nuts

By Gabby for Gun Nuts

New York Times article, kids accidentally shot by gun found in homeIt should come as no surprise that the New York Times is putting out slanted articles filled with fear inspiring statements that demonize guns. However, this weekend the Times devoted more than half of it's cover page to making children, who were accidentally shot and killed, into little martyrs for the pro gun-control argument. The New York Times will call these deaths "accidents" because the person who caused the gun to fire was not aware that pulling the trigger would have such a consequence, but I am less willing to divert that blame.

As part of a series called, "Bearing Arms: Examining the gun industry’s influence and the availability of firearms in America", the New York Times' Michael Luo and Mike McIntire, produced a cover story called, "Children and Guns: The Hidden Toll" which ran on September 29th. While clear with its over all intent, I did find that the article contained a few fair statements, though due to its length I doubt any sway-able readers actually got there.

I received the above image in an email from my mother on Sunday. I knew the gun owning community's automatic response would be, "Welp, that's the NYTimes for you!" But I also knew how my mother would read this headline while sitting in her apartment in New York City. I felt compelled to comment on this article due to the cross communication that continues to be missing from the gun debate.

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