The Weekly Sedition

Friday, 8 July 2022

“Gun Debate 2022” ? Nothing of the Sort!

Filed under: Media, Politics, Reading, Self-Defense — Tags: , , , , — mikewb1971 @ 8:37 AM

Photograph by Mike Blessing — Friday, 8 July 2022 at 9:50 PM MST

The op-ed page for for Thursday, July 7, 2022 [A11] titled “Gun Debate 2022” was nothing of the sort, in that there was NOTHING from the side supporting the individual right to own and carry weapons.

Rather, it would be better to label it as a full-page advertisement for the victim disarmament cause, dressed up as an op-ed page.

I call the anti-gun movement “victim disarmament” because it’s mostly the criminals’ victims who are going to be disarmed by their proposals — the five-foot, hundred-pound woman being stalked by the crazed six-foot, two-hundred-pound ex-boyfriend, the disabled little old lady, poor people, etc.

You see, the criminals and terrorists keep finding that massive loophole in the victim disarmers’ schemes called “breaking the law.”

Even the token “conservative,” Eligio Padilla, spouted off with the anti-gun talking points about “weapons of war.”

And you seriously wonder why the modern media is so distrusted nowadays?!

Submitted to the Albuquerque Journal — Friday, 8 July 2022 at 8:37 AM MST

Response from the Albuquerque Journal

From: D’Val Westphal
To: Mike Blessing
Date: Jul 11, 2022, 5:28 PM
Subject: Re: Letter to the Editor Submission : “Gun Debate 2022” ? Nothing of the Sort!

the one author in support of gun ownership withdrew their letter after the parade shooting. we can only print what we have. please consider writing in.

-d


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