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#1 Molly B.

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Posted 26 March 2016 - 04:24 AM

Here is an article on the NPR website discussing the NRA's new "Fun Fairy Tales" that introduce firearms into traditional fairy tales of old.  Very interesting!


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Posted 26 March 2016 - 04:42 AM

I made the mistake of trying to read the comments.

Somehow when the media portrays guns as evil it is "informative and helping keep families safe."

But when the NRA does something fun like this it is "brainwashing our children."

Sigh.

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Posted 26 March 2016 - 05:06 AM

Yes, I should have warned not to read the comments - but then that's like saying don't think about gray elephants. You can't not look. 

The article itself was really good, I thought.


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Posted 26 March 2016 - 05:50 AM

I made the mistake of trying to read the comments.

Somehow when the media portrays guns as evil it is "informative and helping keep families safe."

But when the NRA does something fun like this it is "brainwashing our children."

Sigh.

I wish we had the statistics on how many CCrs get caught committing crimes while carrying. Or maybe the stats are so small they aren't worth reporting?


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Posted 26 March 2016 - 07:53 AM

 

I made the mistake of trying to read the comments.

Somehow when the media portrays guns as evil it is "informative and helping keep families safe."

But when the NRA does something fun like this it is "brainwashing our children."

Sigh.

I wish we had the statistics on how many CCrs get caught committing crimes while carrying. Or maybe the stats are so small they aren't worth reporting?

 

"CCrs" are statistically even more law abiding that police officers.


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Posted 30 March 2016 - 07:09 AM

 

I made the mistake of trying to read the comments.

Somehow when the media portrays guns as evil it is "informative and helping keep families safe."

But when the NRA does something fun like this it is "brainwashing our children."

Sigh.

I wish we had the statistics on how many CCrs get caught committing crimes while carrying. Or maybe the stats are so small they aren't worth reporting?

 

Funny you should ask:  John Lott has lots of statistics and his latest article states:

"But permit holders have been extremely law-abiding. Nationwide, permits are revoked for firearms-related violations at thousandths or tens of thousandths of 1%.

Indeed, it’s hard to think of any other group in the country that’s anywhere near as law-abiding. Police are very rarely convicted of firearm violations, but they’re convicted six times more often than permit holders."

 

http://www.investors...-gun-free-zone/

Or, you can check out his blog:

http://johnrlott.blogspot.com/

 

 

Back to the OP:  Nice story and nice effort by the NRA.  We're in a culture war and this is how you win, with children's stories, "I'm the NRA" and "Freedoms Safest Place".  Empowered little children grow up to be empowered adults.  Much better to read about empowered women than Hillary's children's book about an empowered Hillary.


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Posted 30 March 2016 - 09:28 AM

I actually read one of the stories.  While it was a valiant effort, it was way too politically correct.  Great concept though.  An armed potential victim is one who has a much better chances of survival than an unarmed victim (who is wholly dependent upon either extreme good luck or the conscious of violent sociopaths).


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Posted 30 March 2016 - 04:57 PM

The boy (with a gun) who didn't cry wolf :)

 

Cinderella (with a gun).     Target practice with poisoned apples :)

 

The three little pigs (with guns) - no homeless pigs there.

 

The ant and the grasshopper (who went hunting in the wintertime).


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Posted 30 March 2016 - 05:37 PM

Where was Brer' rabbit and the tar baby????

Where has Uncle Remus gone????
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