All 31 Pro-Gun Senators Refused Invitations To Appear On ‘Meet The Press’

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    The Sunday morning news shows were dominated by discussion of what can be done after the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, which claimed 28 lives on Friday. Several strong gun control advocates, including Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) appeared on the morning shows to push for tighter restrictions and a new assault weapons ban. Their counterparts on the pro-gun side of the aisle, however, categorically refused to appear on MSNBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ to discuss the shooting.
    ‘Meet the Press’ producer Betsey Fischer Martin tweeted:
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    BTW, we reached out to ALL 31 pro-gun rights Sens in the new Congress to invite them to share their views on @meetthepress - NO takers.
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    The National Rifle Association canceled a country music event this weekend but has yet to release any statement after the school massacre.

    All 31 Pro-Gun Senators Refused Invitations To Appear On 'Meet The Press' | ThinkProgress
     
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    You need to keep this handy because no doubt a rightwing narrative about anti-gun bias in the media will be in full cry for some time to come.
     
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    The media has an anti-gun bias?

    Well, kiss my grits. :lmao:
     
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    We need to shut down the media outlets that broadcast violent movies and shows
     
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    Maybe they just don't want to politicize this tragedy two days after it happened.

    Ever think of that?
     
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    Maybe we need to treat everyone with comprehensive medical single payer system
     
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    We cannot allow NBC, CBS and ABC to continue to broadcast since they abetted in the shooting.

    Even on "Elementary" primetime on CBS they showed a man who had his eyes shot out.

    Tine to shutdown those who instigate the violence
     
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    Maybe you can smear this childrens blood all over you and wear it permenantly so you can keep anyone from EVER dicussing the issue.
     
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