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From Talking Points Memo. (NO LINK- are you kidding?)

Anyone who’s written the words “gun control” since the push for gun violence prevention began in the wake of the Newtown shooting has received the emails. It’s not called “gun control” anymore, proponents of new and more stringent regulations on firearms write. Start calling it “gun safety.”

“I could see a case for changing it. ‘Gun control’ has kind of a negative connotation. It almost implies taking something away, you know?” said Rich Robinson, spokesperson for the Advancement Project. “I think ‘gun safety’ makes good sense because ultimately that’s the goal right? It’s gun safety.”

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Advancement Project. That almost implies that the left is a positive presence.

» 10 Comments

  1. Left Coast Dan

    January 11th, 2013

    F0rward!

    I thought gun control was using both hands, and not holding it ‘gangsta style’.

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  2. norman einstein

    January 11th, 2013

    “Gun safety” my ass!
    This is just semantic bullshit, but people aren’t that stupid.

    Here’s what gun safety ISN’T:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fYGlmBTbOA
    .

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  3. Bad Brad

    January 11th, 2013

    Barry’s doing one heck of a job on one segment of the economy. AR lowers are selling for as high as $800.00 ea. If you can find one.

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  4. MM

    January 11th, 2013

    You say ta-ma-toe I say tomato-you say tissue, I say baby-you say old white men, I say Founders-you say gun safety, I say confiscation.

    It’s the REgressive MO-first semantic infiltration then down the memory hole

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  5. Wyatt, Insensitive Progressive Jerk

    January 11th, 2013

    My gun already has a safety.

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  6. Stranded in Sonoma

    January 11th, 2013

    It almost implies taking something away…

    Yeah. LIKE MY RIGHTS, you phuckin’ socialist bastid!

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  7. Unruly Refugee

    January 11th, 2013

    Tell the tyrants to go pound a jagged brick up their ass and call that prog safety.

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  8. Mr.Gates

    January 11th, 2013

    “Progressive” puts a nice spin on Communist too.

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  9. J Frank Parnell

    January 11th, 2013

    It’s For The Children®
    Gun Safety®
    Reasonable Gun Restrictions®
    Gun Violence®
    Revisit The Second Amendment®
    Nobody Needs An Assault Weapon®
    High Capacity Magazines®
    Sniper Scopes®
    Barrel Shrouds®
    Gun-Free Zone®
    Gun Control®
    Legacy Material [The Second Amendment Is]®
    Registered Guns®
    Gun Show Loophole®
    Muskets®
    Hunting®
    Sporting Purposes®
    Gun Rationing®
    Waiting Period®

    Communist semantical deception is nothing new, we just have more communists in power at the present.

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  10. One Notch Above a Congresscritter

    January 11th, 2013

    The safeties are off on my weapons these days.

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