ABC Uses Children in ‘Young Guns’ Experiment to Demonize Firearms

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“Tonight is not whether people should or should not own guns,” Sawyer insisted.


ABC’s Diane Sawyer and David Muir joined forces Friday night for their 20/20 special, Young Guns, traveling to neighborhoods in which guns are a presence in the home in their effort to characterize guns as threats to children, rather than tools of self-defense. As you’ll see, the producers’ anti-gun agenda was apparent from the start.

These stories are tragic. But, some statistics ABC left out are the instances in which guns actually saved lives. Here are some numbers Gun Owners of America provided in 2008, proving that a gun in the home can be the key to protecting one’s family:

Of the 2.5 million times citizens use their guns to defend themselves every year, the overwhelming majority merely brandish their gun or fire a warning shot to scare off their attackers. Less than 8% of the time, a citizen will kill or wound his/her attacker.

Was ABC interested in sharing those facts? Hardly. But, my arguments pale in comparison to the bold Dana Loesch, who produced a rebuttal video for The Blaze TV explaining that accidental shootings in the home is not an “epidemic.”

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