By Tom Knighton
The media has been abuzz for months about how evil guns are and how we would be so much better if they all went away. Every news program has dedicated considerable time to allowing anti-gunners to espouse their rhetoric while making little effort to balance the reports. While there are times they’ll have both sides on a program to debate, they’ll also interview anti-gunners independently like David Hogg or his cohorts.
If they do bring on someone like Wayne LaPierre, the interview tends to be hostile rather than the fawning praise the Parkland kids get.
Now, the media gets something they desperately want. They get data they’ll use to back up their arguments that “gun violence” is out of control.
Shooting homicides are on the rise, though other common methods of murder remain flat, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The most common method of killing another person from 2010 through 2016 was by using a gun, Thursday’s CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report indicates. Knives or other tools that cut or pierced were the second most-common homicide method during that period, while the third most common was suffocation. Overall, gun murders accounted for …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms