By Tom Knighton
When you’re a gun rights advocate, you always know the media is against you. With the exception of a handful of venues such as Fox News and One America News Network, most of the pro-gun media exists on the internet. Sites like Bearing Arms are a significant part of that media, while the anti-gun activists have pull with NBC, CBS, ABC, MSNBC, CNN, and a whole host of newspaper and websites.
One of the worst is Salon, which yesterday decided to go after NRATV host Grant Stinchfield in a post titled, “NRATV host: People who kill themselves with guns don’t count.”
In counting down top-three fake news stories about guns from 2017, NRATV host Grant Stinchfield asserted that suicides by firearms shouldn’t be counted as “gun deaths,” even though they very clearly are deaths by gun. Fancy that.
“The final fake news of the year comes in the form of a statistic, the overused 30,000 gun deaths a year,” Stinchfield said. “The left never mentions that two-thirds of those include suicides. Yet it is a number thrown around like confetti. And it’s deceptive to say the least. From The Washington Post to The New York Times, they all use it …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms