One of the Good Guy's Dies and the media LIES


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ExSoldier
January 10, 2008, 10:04 AM
Local news, Miami, FL: Tuesday night a local cop, off duty was wiped out by a gang member "spraying" semi auto from an AK47 variant (made in the Czech Republic) in one of the city's poorer areas. Apparently he was in no way involved in the altercation (wrong place / wrong time) but he suddenly found himself in the middle of a firefight between gang rivals so he fought to stay alive and failed. A local gangsta type has been busted and the local media has been running the ASSAULT WEAPONS story day and night. :cuss:

I e-mailed the reporter who is pushing the series and tried to educate him but it's tough when one of the local and one of the FEW indoor ranges gets air time to agree 100% with the lies! :fire:

Difficult to boycott the range and gunstore, since it's the least expensive (by a LOT of $$) to shoot and offers good prices on guns and accessories. How do I politely get the message across to the owner and staff and how should local gun groups respond to the media blitz? It's only going to take one idiot to go "cowboy" and the media will have it's fair and balanced rebuttal that makes us all look like inbred bozos, too.:banghead:

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cambeul41
January 10, 2008, 09:17 PM
A link might be nice.

cpaspr
January 10, 2008, 09:33 PM
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,321411,00.html

Google "Miami + AK47"

Winchester 73
January 10, 2008, 10:05 PM
Some more details:

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/miami_dade/story/373531.html

Atticus
January 12, 2008, 12:53 AM
Tragic story. It's a sad fact that the media, and all but a handful of people, really care about the technically correct definition of the weapon. The reality is that we have a bunch of feral young people running around with guns shooting people. A four year old girl got shot in the head by a stray from a drive-by just the other night. I'm not sure if it was an "assault rifle", "a high-cap", "'a high powered" whatever. A four year old girl was still shot in the head...and a another cop is dead. Nomenclature is the last thing on most people's minds.

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