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Editorial: Who is missing the point about gun-control laws?




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Last week’s hearings on gun violence presented yet another glimpse of rampant media bias toward gun control. The hearings were part of the follow-up to the horrific massacre of 26 people by a crazed gunman at a school in Connecticut in December.  . . .

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Facts only please  
TX  
February 13, 2013 12:18pm
 
Be careful: "I haven’t bought any GE guns or ammo" must prove that GE does not make arms....just because you haven't seen or done something is reason for it to be true and factual...talk about crap.

 
Be Careful  
Floresville, TX  
February 13, 2013 11:33am
 
Rabble Rouser Extraordinaire it appears you may be facts challenged? Can you provide some data research links which proves GE is a gun and ammo manufacturer or largest campaign contributor? Open Secrets listed GE as 36 largest ... More ›

 
Rabble Rouser Extraordinaire  
Adkins, TX  
February 13, 2013 7:32am
 
a) One of the largest campaign contributer's....GE b) The largest owner of firearm and ammmunition manufacturers.. GE c) Create a shortage of ammo by war. d) Dreate a shortage of ammo by DHS (Homeland Security) ... More ›

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
February 12, 2013 9:47am
 
Comment on FB from Sen. Ted Cruz: One of the largest straw purchasers we have seen in recent years was, sadly, the United States of America in the Fast and Furious program, which sent thousands of firearms -- deliberately ... More ›

 
sp91546  
Houston  
February 12, 2013 8:53am
 
You all are joking, right? PLEASE say that you don't truly believe those comments. Please?

 
Serious Thinker  
La Vernia  
February 6, 2013 5:55pm
 
Good Editoral. You are right on the money of every point made. I started to put some thoughts down, but they did not appear to be nice thoughts. So I will go back to my corner and start trying to continue to deal with ... More ›

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
February 6, 2013 2:14pm
 
The column was corrected to reflect that Gabrielle Giffords was a member of the House and not the Senate.

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
February 6, 2013 1:18pm
 
Liberals have never been heavy on that common sense, logic thing. It severely hampers their agenda.

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