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Captain Obvious: ABC Warns Americans
Not to Hide Rifles at Playgrounds

Newsbusters, by Scott Whitlock

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Posted By:US Veteran, 2/4/2014 11:19:09 AM

The journalists at ABC News offered yet another high profile experiment to terrify the parents of America into not owning guns. In an hour-long special on Friday night, Diane Sawyer and David Muir hid pink guns at the playground of an elementary school in an effort to see if young girls would play with them. Unsurprisingly, the young children did. The Young Guns program also included the obvious revelation that firearms shouldn´t be concealed in backpacks and with candy. Diane Sawyer narrated, "For more than a decade, there has been a powder pink gun on the market." Referencing the location of

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LOL!!!...MSM TV journalists..is there anything they don´t know?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 2/4/2014 11:23:22 AM     (No. 9718934)

FTA: "And we want to be clear that tonight is not another debate about whether people should or should not have guns."

Ri-i-i-ght.
Hey, Diane Sawyer, does Barack Hussein Obama know you´re raiding his tag line "we (I) want to be clear" ?
That´s proof positive that your stated intent is a lie.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: sw penn, 2/4/2014 11:25:50 AM     (No. 9718943)

Do you think that if you did this you would be arrested for reckless endangerment?

Why does ABC get a pass?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/4/2014 11:28:50 AM     (No. 9718953)

Hmmm, isn´t this ´endangering the children´ per the Libs definition that ALL guns are dangerous...even toy guns?

Hang all of them for this heinous crime!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: clw54, 2/4/2014 11:36:57 AM     (No. 9718978)

So girls like pink guns. At least they´re acknowledging a difference between the sexes.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Keekng, 2/4/2014 11:42:08 AM     (No. 9718991)

Sawyer has outdone herself on stupidity.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: odinsacolyte, 2/4/2014 11:43:46 AM     (No. 9718997)

Bell towers work better.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Grady, 2/4/2014 11:50:21 AM     (No. 9719014)

Hey Diane, study this.
People are more likely to be killed by the
consequences of the obama administration´s policies
than by guns.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: rochow, 2/4/2014 11:53:45 AM     (No. 9719017)

It figures that someone as dumb as Diane Sawyers is involved with this! How many pills did you wash down with that hidden bottle so that you could ´narrate´ this rubbish, Diane?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: JustCause, 2/4/2014 12:13:45 PM     (No. 9719044)

Didn´t DS light a Chevy truck on fire in the 70´s trying to prove a fuel tank on the outside frame rail would ignight in a crash?

I will not watch any mainstream news source. None of them are credible.

The duped kids parents should be suing DS for traumatising their child.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: troutgreen, 2/4/2014 1:14:04 PM     (No. 9719145)

Everybody knows playgrounds are where we hide the landmines. Only a moron hides guns there. Smart libs know rifles are best concealed in Mexico.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 2/4/2014 1:26:02 PM     (No. 9719163)

And what exactly was the point of this "report"? Apparently ABC can´t find real news..

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Reply 12 - Posted by: philsner, 2/4/2014 2:33:46 PM     (No. 9719238)

Don´t hide guns at the playground but make sure to have recycling barrels.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: melman, 2/4/2014 2:34:01 PM     (No. 9719239)

Morons all. Kids sgould be taught about firearms they same way they are taught about any thing potentially dangerous to them. My girls learned firearm safety from a very young age. Its the Liberal pukes that are the problem.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 2/4/2014 5:42:55 PM     (No. 9719521)

Sawyer mentioned (not in this video snippet) that 9 of 23 girls handled the pink rifles found in the playground. These were kids who had had the Eddie Eagle program´s "Stop. Don´t Touch. Leave the area. Tell an adult". Her point, apparently, was to show that the Eddie Eagle program doesn´t work.

My question then is: "How many of the kids from the control group handled the rifles?"

You did have a control group, didn´t you? A similar group of kids who DID NOT have the Eddie Eagle class? Then we could determine whether the Eddie Eagle "Don´t Touch" training works.

It seems that Sawyer insists that only 100% effectiveness is good enough. If it doesn´t stop ALL the kids from handling found guns, it doesn´t work. But hasn´t their motto always been, "If it only saves one child"?

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