In Piers Morgan’s America, everyone is trying to arm themselves with an AR-15 for protection, which in his view is extremely dangerous. During an interview with the now-famous former Marine Joshua Boston, who wrote a public letter to Sen. Dianne Feinstein D-Calif. opposing gun control, Morgan cooked up a dangerous scenario where every American was armed with an AR-15. “If everybody exercises that choice and is legally allowed to do so, you could end up with every movie theater and every school and every church and every shopping mall in America, with everybody armed with an AR-15
I believe the British ´definition´ for this guy is ´arse´.
Over here he´s just a jackass.
As noted previously - ´high capacity´ weapons have been around since the advent of high capacity weapons. Damn few in civilian hands have been used illegally - compared to hammers and baseball bats, which the FBI notes still kill way the h**l more people than firearms.
If I were Piers - I wouldn´t want to go back to a country where most ´home invasions´ take place when the owners are present - simply as British thugs embrace gun control...almost as much as British bureaucrats.
Who is this idiot? The days are long past when anyone with a Brit accent was seen as worldly and civilized. Now it represents massive taxation and regulation, no free speech, no self defense, and unrestrained immigration of barbarians. That and girls with purple hair and rubber knickers. Its sad. They were once a great people.
Just what this British bloviator know of the American "Wild" West? He thinks it was like Hollywood portrays it - everyone drawing their six-shooter at the slightest provocation and firing off dozens of rounds, killing all those on both sides of the street at will. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Morgan comes from Britain where guns and rifles are strictly controlled and he knows that gun violence is very rare over there. Here it is not. But the American people are privileged to live in what Lincoln called the last best hope of mankind and thus have burdens and responsibilities as a result of that privilege. As much as Morgan and others are loathe to admit it, by extension, people in other countries benefit from our freedoms. If tyranny were to take hold here, what would happen to the British? Columbine, Newtown and inner city killings are the price we pay for the freedom to stand up to tyrants.
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mary Ellen, 1/9/2013 1:08:13 PM (No. 9107172)
I have always been under the impression that the Americans fought and won what was called the Revolutionary War to keep wimpy British guys from telling Americans how they should run their businesses and country?
Sorry #16, but UK gun violence has increased dramatically since they banned handguns. The myth that gun control has made merry olde England into a peaceful park is just that, a myth.
Most of the USA has lower gun crime rate than England at the same time that essentially ANY law abiding citizen can easily obtain a permit to carry a concealed handgun in about 40+ of our states.
Millions of honest US citizens carry a gun every day and harm nobody except the occasional criminal in self defense. Morgan is a hoplopobic fool who should get a few facts on actual gun crime rates into his hopelessly limited and muddled brain.
living in the "wild west" is still better than the socialist empire of the EU.
Please keep your promise to deport yourself back to your stupid roots. If you really liked the EU so much(doubtful) why did you leave? You have been an utter failure in your American adventure, no one cares what you think and no one trust you or your oppinion.
He actually believes he is some kind of intellectual. Piers, you are far safer in VT with minimal gun control than you are in almost any part of Britain with it´s no guns for subjects law. Get over yourself and read some John Lott.
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