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The Pro-Gun Ad Too
Controversial for the Super Bowl

ABC News, by Abby D. Phillip

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 2/2/2014 4:25:08 PM

A spat between gun-maker Daniel Defense and the National Football League is over this pro-gun ad you won’t see during this year’s Super Bowl. It features a Marine Corps veteran going through his daily life with his family and child. “It’s been a long road getting here, and a lot has changed since I got back,” he says. “I am responsible for their protection, and no one has the right to tell me how to defend them.” “So I’ve chosen the most effective tool for the job.” As the foreboding music plays in the background, you could cut the tension

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: uno, 2/2/2014 4:38:40 PM     (No. 9716243)

Like OMG can you believe that they, like, wanted to do that!? OMG its, like, so, like, stupid, like, really, like, who´d want to upset football fans with ads about guns!? Like totally yeah...
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Elvira, 2/2/2014 4:58:33 PM     (No. 9716268)

WHEN are people going to realize that it´s a menstoptal health issue?? The ACLU won the fight against keeping people who were/are a danger to society away from said society. Now we have families and parents who are trying to cope with mentally ill and perhaps extremely dangerous people on their own. If I had a family member who I was unable to control or predict their behavior in any situation, yes, I would want a gun for protection!!

I remember here in DC when they let the "inmates" out of Saint Elizabeth´s after the ACLU victory. The surge in "homeless people" swelled so fast and it was blamed on Ronald Reagan and his hateful "trickle down" economics - which BTW won a much lauded by the left Nobel Prize. There´s no winning with these people. BUT you HAVE TO stand up to them, else they´ll run you over time and time again.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Tusker, 2/2/2014 5:19:30 PM     (No. 9716295)

Once again the jug-eared commies use offence to squelch defence.

One is compelled to embrace getting shot as just a fact of life, much like embracing abortion. One is then, it follows, constrained by these socialist pigs against defending oneself.

Get it?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 2/2/2014 5:23:37 PM     (No. 9716301)

I dunno, I think this marketing campaign by Daniel Defense (full disclosure: I have a DD rifle) is sheer genius. They knew from the start that there was no way in hell the NFL would permit that ad. Heck, it´s not even clear that they submitted the ad at all. Meanwhile, it´s been played over and over again on the internet.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bkt23, 2/2/2014 5:37:27 PM     (No. 9716316)

I won´t be watching the Super Bowl this year for this and other reasons unrelated to football.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: hoosier-luger, 2/2/2014 5:44:28 PM     (No. 9716331)

Like many Americans, I live in the semi-rural suburbs.

If my family is to be protected, there is only one way it can be done -- by myself.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: hoosier-luger, 2/2/2014 5:48:12 PM     (No. 9716337)

The issue here is not whether know-it-all commentators can sit safely in a television studio, and pontificate about "school-shootings", and/or other acts of violence carried out by crazy people.

The issue is whether a home will be protected.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: busterman, 2/2/2014 6:27:08 PM     (No. 9716370)

That´s because the NFL is run by a bunch of rudderless ships that go wherever the winds of political correctness take them. They are in it for the money. There is no love of country. They pay lip service by flying the flag, arranging flyovers and the national anthem.

They see only the bottom line, forgetting the second amendment and those of us who adhere to it are all that stands between them and a would-be dictator.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: miceal, 2/2/2014 6:51:36 PM     (No. 9716385)

Last Veterans Day my sweet wife wore her "Class A" uniform to school. I took a picture of her standing in front of our fireplace and posted it to my face book account. She looked really squared away. The FIRST comment posted by one of my buddies was "nice shotgun." Yes, there is a Mossberg 12ga pump with an 18 and 1/2 inch barrel resting in the corner of our fireplace. Recently the other corner acquired a Mossberg 20ga pump. You could just see it in the picture, but my special friends would notice something like "that."

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Reply 10 - Posted by: mc squared, 2/2/2014 10:25:21 PM     (No. 9716546)

It´s telling that the response from someone at Fox Atlanta doesn´t know enough grammar to spell company´s properly.
This request to buy ad time should not have been left to spell-check so I assume it´s just a result of public school.

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