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Interesting Book Review
This review of Wayne LaPierre's new book, "Guns, Freedom and Terrorism" published by WND Books, the new joint venture between WorldNetDaily and Thomas Nelson, Inc., appeared in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review recently. It is well worth consideration on this important subject.
NRA exec's book takes shot at gun control
By Dimitri Vassilaros
Tuesday, June 10, 2003
The Founding Fathers inspired a great Father's Day gift.
If you are thinking about giving Dad his annual necktie surprise Sunday, consider something different. "Guns, Freedom and Terrorism" by Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of the National Rifle Association, is the gift that will keep on giving. And you won't have to wonder whether the book jacket matches Dad's jackets.
You cannot appreciate how low-caliber the anti-gun rationalizations echoed by Big Media are until you read LaPierre's rebuttals. He gives you ammunition to shoot down every excuse for implementing gun prohibition. He spoke with me last week about preserving what's left of your Second Amendment rights.
"The essence of the United States of America is freedom and the Bill of Rights," LaPierre says. "We must be unflinching in protecting those great freedoms or we will lose them. If you look at history, whenever someone says he will make you more secure -- if you are willing to be less free -- you never are more secure, only less free."
Like across the pond. Tony Martin could not be any less free since he is secured there in prison.
Martin sits in a British prison because he was sitting at home when three criminals broke into his farmhouse, LaPierre says. "Most of the rural counties are without police protection. Martin killed one, wounded the second and the third escaped. However, Martin was convicted of attempted murder. The wounded thug was given money -- by the government -- to sue Martin!"
The authorities say Martin should not be released because he would be a threat to home burglars, says an incredulous LaPierre. The surviving criminals are back on the street. One of the intruders had been arrested 29 times. Another, 39 times and the third, 52 times, he says.
The underground supply of guns has not vanished because of the ban. In fact, you are six times more likely to be robbed in London than in New York City. Crime in the United Kingdom is up 50 percent since the gun ban was imposed in 1997. The paranoid anti-gun reactionaries have forced the Olympic shooting team to train outside of the country, LaPierre says.
"That is the bright future the gun lobby paints for America," he says.
The NRA is trying to make it less gloomy on this side of the Atlantic Ocean.
Gun manufacturers are being targeted in courts by city governments, housing authorities and other agencies. The plaintiffs contend guns cause "gun violence" in inner cities and housing projects -- not the criminals who misuse them.
Shameless politicians and bureaucrats are sniffing around the deepest pockets they can find in the firearms industry for a big payday. A bill in Congress will eliminate those frivolous lawsuits.
"It is not time for us to lose gun manufacturers," LaPierre says. "People still could bring suits if the products are defective, but it will stop anyone from attempting to sue for third-party misuse of products. I am optimistic we are going to win."
Most the 21 chapters focus on dispelling the myths about how to stop "gun violence." In reality, it usually stops when perpetrators are arrested, convicted and incarcerated.
Open this book and then pay close attention to Big Media news stories about America's so-called gun violence. It will open your eyes.
© 2003 The Tribune-Review Publishing Co.
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Read it, mark pertinent passages and read the index closely. Then send letters to the editors refuting their stories. Most won't be published, but I have seen a subtle shift in a newspaper's slant, when this type of campaign was waged against their writers. We sent copies of each letter to the local conservative radio host. Roger Hedgehock loved to nail the Copley paper.