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Natalie Foster, NRA Liar, Compares Guns with Spiders and Dangerous Animals

Posted on the 11 October 2013 by Mikeb302000

Where was the lie, I hear you gun-rights fanatics ask?
Well, how about the whole damn thing, the entire premise of the video. Pretending that gun control folks, all or most or even a significant percentage of them, have an irrational fear of the inanimate object called gun, is about as far from the truth as you can get.
This is one of the NRA's foundation lies. And like many of its falsehoods, it has an ironic twist to it.  Gun lovers are the ones who anthropomorphize firearms, often naming them. They're the ones who feel safe and secure only when carrying their best friend.  They're also the ones who push the use of the passive voice when describing gun misuse.
By removing the blame from the human person who mishandled the gun and claiming "the gun went off," for example, they are placing a power in the gun that just isn't there.
And all the while, NRA con men and women put on that smirking face and pretend their opponents are irrationally afraid of guns.
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