By Dave Urbanski
Marc Murphy, an editorial cartoonist for the Louisville Courier-Journal, decided that since the NRA’s annual convention is coming to his town this week, he’d welcome the group in his own way:
Welcome to a#Louisville, @NRA. Enjoy your stay. @courierjournal pic.twitter.com/ouHMA2CeJj
— Marc Murphy (@MurphyCartoons) May 16, 2016
As you might imagine, Murphy’s stark message didn’t sit well with pro-gun advocates:
.@MurphyCartoons @courierjournal I was at the convention in Nashville last year and Indy the year before that. Crime went DOWN during both.
— Bob Owens (@bob_owens) May 16, 2016
@bob_owens @MurphyCartoons Pffft, cartoonists don’t need silly facts getting in the way of the political point they want to make.
— Jags Movie Guy (@MoviePaul) May 16, 2016
@bob_owens @MurphyCartoons @courierjournal NRA & Law abiding citizens are not murdering children, criminals are. This cartoon is illogical.
— Alex (@TheCollective82) May 16, 2016
@MurphyCartoons @courierjournal the single most disgusting slander of I’ve ever witnessed.
— Michael Tigue (@Yandrosxx) May 17, 2016
To which Murphy replied:
@Yandrosxx @courierjournal You’ve lived a sheltered life. Also
Source:: The Blaze