Pew: Media Focused on Crime Backfires, Americans Resist Gun Control
On April 17, Pew Research published an analysis on the shift in public opinion whereby a clear majority of Americans support gun rights over gun control for the first time in more 20 years.
Part of this analysis focuses on how the media has reported — and perhaps over-reported – crime in order to frighten Americans into supporting more government intervention via gun control. In so doing, the media inadvertently contributed to the success of the very pro-Second Amendment movement they hoped to topple.
On December 10 Breitbart News reported Pew’s findings that 52 percent of Americans believed that “it is more …read more
Via:: Patriot Outdoor News