Magazine article The New American

Anti-Gun Group Challenges the National Rifle Association

Magazine article The New American

Anti-Gun Group Challenges the National Rifle Association

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Just hours after Americans for Responsible Solutions (ARS) announced October 12 that the anti-gun group's two leaders, Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, were headed to the Saratoga Springs Arms Fair in New York on October 13, the media splashed headlines as if it were a major event. ABC News announced, "Giffords to Attend 1st Gun Show Since Shooting," followed by the New York Daily News: "Gabby Giffords to attend first gun show since being shot in the head." Newsmax proclaimed, "Gabby Giffords to Attend Gun Show."

The press release issued by Kelly gave the media plenty of ammunition:

  At the federal level we still have no requirement for
  background checks at gun shows, but states like New
  York are fixing the loophole. [New York's] model helps
  keep guns out of the hands of people who shouldn't
  have them--like criminals and the dangerously mentally
  ill--without infringing on our Second Amendment rights. … 
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